Consulting 4.0

The consulting industry is changing. Will you survive?

Typically, the role of professional consultants is to provide industry forecasts and help businesses solve the problems. Today, the same forces that disrupted an array of industries are permeating through the consultancy field itself. These include disruptive influences, technology innovations, rise of new business models, intense competition and the 'gig' economy.

  • How do you face the challenges and deal with them efficently?
  • How do you reshape your business to respond to these threats?
  • How do you stay relevant and be successful as a consultant?
  • What are the new opportunities to grow your business?
  • What are the actions to take to stay on top of the game?

Conference is endorsed by Institute of Management Consultants and Master Coaches of Southern Africa (IMCSA).

Speakers confirmed

  • Angelo Kehayas, Chief Executive Officer, ProfWeb & Executive Director, Institute of Management Consultants and Master Coaches of Southern Africa (IMCSA)
  • Wim Plaizier, Managing Partner & Head of Africa, AT Kearney
  • Melusi Maposa, Managing Director, Accenture
  • Saf Yeboah-Amankwah, Senior Partner & Managing Partner, McKinsey & Company

  • Joanne Doyle–Went, Senior Manager: Deloitte Digital, Digital Workforce Engagement, Deloitte Digital Africa
  • Vincent Hofmann, Founder, Inquisition
  • Dr Ali Monadjem, Director, Spencer Stuart
  • Cuen Sharrock, Director, Palladian Consulting
  • Carmen Whateley, Managing Director: Acenture Mobility, Accenture
  • Brett StClair, Head of Digital Product Management, Barclays Africa
  • Mike Oelschig, Head of Strategy, Advisory & Insights, Cerebra
  • Dr Gavin Price, Senior Lecturer, Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS)
  • Derek Thomas, Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director, Letsema Consulting
  • James Mwangi, Executive Director, Dalberg Group
  • Sibongiseni Mbatha, Senior Business Support Manager, Operations Head Office, Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) 

  • Alan Hylton, Procurement & Supply Chain Professional

Agenda discussion include

  • Trends, challenges faced by consulting industry and how to deal with them efficiently in a disruptive world;
  • Managing the people aspect;
  • Closing the skills gap within consulting industry;
  • Leveraging on disruptive technology for growth and new opportunities - mobile, social media, cloud, crowdsourcing and analytics;
  • Current ethical issues facing clients, consultants and landmines to avoid;
  • Africa-focused global strategy - positioning for growth across the continent; and
  • Procurement by private and public sector - expectations, getting value for money and how consultants can win work.

To download the programme agenda, click here >>  Programme for Consulting Conference.pdf


GIBS campus, 26 Melville Road, Illovo, Sandton, Johannesburg

Date and times

9 May 2017 from 8.25 am to 4.00 pm


Please contact us if you are interested in sponsoring this event.

Fee and cancellation penalty

Fee of R4600/p includes conference materials, lunch and refreshments.

Payment must be received latest 2 weeks prior to start of conference to secure seat. Please adhere to cancellation policy outlined below.

IMCSA members receive 10% discount. After you have made your booking, to send an email to Belinda on with your IMCSA membership reference number.

Kindly contact us for group discount.

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  • Professor Gavin Price

    Prof Price is an admitted attorney and has also worked as a corporate legal advisor in the property development industry before joining the banking and finance industry.

    In the banking industry, he was the legal manager and chief mediator for the industry’s ombudsman before joining Stannic (Standard Bank) as their head of legal, compliance and operational risk. He was also a member of their executive committee.

    In addition to his expertise in the banking and finance industry, Dr Price has considerable experience and knowledge through his work in the property development, retail and motor industries.

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