Akcela Director James Adams has been awarded full membership to the Institute of Consulting after being both an Affiliate and Associate with the organisation historically. The full membership status requires a demonstrable background in consulting, and adherence to the Institute of Consulting’s guidelines as well as, amongst other requirements:
- Fulfil the criteria for Associate membership plus:
- Have a minimum of 3 years consulting/business advice experience
- Present a minimum of 2 client references
- Provide Continual Personal Development records
Akcela clients benefit from further reinforcement of the principles on which Akcela was founded. Ensuring a consistent best practice approach to professional consulting, designed to deliver results. By continuing this relationship, James is able to continue to reinforce his knowledge with the latest developments in the practice of consultancy, reinforce his skillset with a strong network and ensure a class leading consultancy experience to the clients of Akcela.
The Institute of Consulting (IOC) is recognised as the UK standard for professional consulting services, with its history founded in the amalgamation of the Institute of Business Advisors (IBA) and the Institute of Management Consultants (IMC). The Institute of Consultants is now also part of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). As a registered charity, the IOC promotes excellence within the consulting industry, alongside formalisation of processes and academic attainment of consulting led degrees. It delivers end user satisfaction through its high-achieving registered member listing.