ISO 20700 – Guidelines for Management Consultancy Services

What is ISO 20700?

ISO 20700, Guidelines for Management Consultancy Services, aims to help management consultancy service providers (MCSPs) and their clients improve transparency and understanding of their consultancy assignments, in order to achieve better results. The appropriate application of this International Standard enables the service providers to reduce risk in management consultancy assignments, bring valuable expertise to an organization when initiating organizational growth and/or change and provide better value to its clients. 

ISO 20700 is applicable to all MCSPs regardless of size or the operation field, including associations, governmental and non-governmental organizations, partnerships etc. While focusing on the importance of understanding and meeting client’s needs, the standard gives an opportunity to MCSPs to protect innovation and differentiation. 

ISO 20700 - Guidelines for Management Consultancy Services, was published for the first time in June 2017.

Why are ISO 20700 recommendations important for you?

The clients’ growing expectations and evolving needs generate the necessity of having efficient management consultancies that own the potential to help organizations operate effectively.  Organizational design and optimization, the support provided in decision making process, innovation and launching of a product, are just some of many ways management consultancies can help organizations perform better.

Based on best practices of the management consultancy industry, ISO 20700 includes recommendations that will guide you to improve the specification, execution, acceptance of the outcome and closure of management consultancy services.

Furthermore, our training courses will help you enhance your professional reputation, while improving the quality of your consultancy services. At the same time, by following this International Standard, both clients and management consultancy service providers will be able to clearly understand a standardized management consultancy framework which leads to continuous improvement of business relationships. 

Benefits of ISO 20700- Guidelines for Management Consultancy Services

Being certified in against ISO 20700 standard will bring you many benefits, such as: 

  • Understand what is required for an effective and efficient consultancy process
  • Provision of valuable management consultancy services 
  • Gain the ability to support the client in understanding the importance of the services offered
  • Reduce the risk accuracy rate when delivering management consultancy services
  • Set achievable/reasonable targets in cooperation with the client 
  • Improve service quality, individual professionalism, and ethical behavior by adhering to the codes of ethical and professional conduct provided by ISO 20700

How do I get started with ISO 20700 training?

Are you keen to know more about Guidelines for Management Consultancy Services? Our experts at PECB will assist you with instruction on how to get certified against ISO 20700 standard. 

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PECB Certified ISO 20700 training courses available

Learn more about Guidelines for Management Consultancy Services by attending PECB ISO 20700  training course. Check the training course below find out more about how ISO 20700 can boost your career: 

PECB Certified ISO 20700 Foundation – Training, Examination and Certification

Become acquainted with the guidelines and best practices of management consultancy services based on ISO 20700

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