Friday, 01 September 2023

Consulting Without Borders LIVE - Perspectives, Episode 17: Impact Consulting

Tune in to the 17th episode of the Gabriel Al-Salem Foundation's series "Consulting Without Borders LIVE - Perspectives," featuring international consultants and experts dedicated to addressing global challenges, promoting professional excellence, and fostering a sustainable future.

We were excited to welcome Dr. Dawn Rennick, PhD, CMC®, PMP, CEO of Piercing Sun Consulting (USA). Dr. Rennick is dedicated to realigning business models with the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, thereby fostering business as a force for good, and forging a new global economy that benefits all stakeholders. With a doctorate in Organization and Management and 25 years of industry experience in financial services, healthcare, and technology, Dr. Rennick is a renowned thought leader and trailblazer in the emerging field of Impact Consulting.

During our live broadcast, Dr. Rennick delved into the realm of Impact Consulting and explored the new Certified Management Consultant (CMC) competency requirements. Impact Consulting aims to help businesses not only drive profit but also generate positive social and environmental impact. With increased corporate focus on sustainable development and social responsibility, the requirements for becoming a CMC have expanded to incorporate these crucial elements. Our discussion spotlighted these new developments and how they shape the skills, knowledge, and approaches required for successful consulting in the current era of dynamic change and transformation.

The discussion explored the following key areas:

  • New CMC competency requirements: definitions and concepts
  • The emergence of the ‘Impact Consulting’ specialty practice
  • Impact business models, tools for measuring impact performance, and B Corp certification.

Watch the replay here:

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