ISO 20700 Foundation

Why should you attend?

ISO 20700 Foundation training enables you to learn the fundamentals and best practices of management consulting. During this training course, you will be able to understand the key concepts and principles of management consulting, as well as the typical consulting activities before, during and after a consultancy assignment. Furthermore, you will also have the opportunity to explore the important aspects of management consulting services such as: understanding the client’s needs, innovation, versatility, and professional and ethical behavior.

After completing this course, you can sit for the exam and apply for ISO 20700 Foundation credential. A Foundation Certificate proves that you have understood the fundamental concepts, principles and structure of management consulting activities.

Who should attend?

  • Individuals involved in the management consultancy
  • Individuals seeking to gain knowledge about the main processes of management consultancy
  • Individuals interested to pursue a career in management consulting

Learning objectives

  • Understand the fundamentals of management consulting
  • Understand the basic concepts, principles, requirements, main processes and good practices of management consulting
  • Understand the approaches, methods, and basic structure of consulting activities

Educational approach

  • Lecture sessions are illustrated with practical questions and examples
  • Practical exercises include examples and discussions
  • Practice tests are similar to the Certification Exam



Course Agenda

Day 1: Introduction to ISO 20700, and fundamental concepts and principles of management consulting

Day 2: Management consulting activities and Certification Exam


The  ISO 20700 Foundation exam fully meets the requirements of the  Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competency domains:

Domain 1: Fundamental concepts of management consulting

Domain 2: Principles of management consulting and typical consulting activities based on ISO 20700


After successfully completing the exam, you can apply for ISO 20700 Foundation Certification 

General Information

  • Certification fees are included on the exam price
  • Training material containing over 200 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed
  • A participation certificate of 14 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued
  • In case of exam failure, you can retake the exam within 12 months for free.