Management Consulting Specialization

The MBA in Executive Management with a specialization in Management Consulting is an innovative, comprehensive program designed by leading business experts that allows you to immediately apply your skills in the workplace.

The program offers a core course in management consulting fundamentals, covering the processes and ethics of professional practice. Additional key courses required for the Certified Management Consultant (CMC) designation include project management, interpersonal skills development, finance, strategic management, marketing, human resources, projection/operations management, and information technology. Completion of the program provides graduates with advanced placement in the process of obtaining the highly regarded CMC designation.

Find out more about the core focus of the Management Consulting Specialization in this video hosted by Prof. Mike Thompson:

Who it’s for

Experienced managers and business leaders who want to pursue a consulting role in their current or future organization and/or to complete the external requirements towards the CMC designation as offered by the Canadian Association of Management Consultants.

In the video below, RRU MBA Alumni James Grieve says the RRU MBA degree and the Certified Management Consultant credential has helped him immensely as he established his consulting career. You can also read Grieve's story to learn how the designation has helped in his journey to becoming an owner and partner in two management consulting firms. 


Royal Roads MBA program offers a suite of specializations options to meet your interests as well as personal and professional needs. As part of your MBA program, you can select one of the RRU MBA specializations options. Alternatively, you may select one of the Royal Roads Graduate Certificates as a specialization option. If you have already completed one of the Royal Roads Graduate Certificate, you can use the 9 credits earned towards the MBA program.