Level 1 Certification

Level 1 Certification

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The Analyst certificate (Level 1)  is designed to teach you the tools and techniques that will help you develop structured thinking and communication, as well as other critical skills that every professional and consultant must have in order to be a world-class manager or management consultant.

Who should apply?

This certification is designed for individuals (students and professionals) that are looking to improve their management skills. Level 1 certification is designed to help anyone that faces challenging issues at work, needs to structure problems and find solutions, make decisions, and present effectively to sell an idea. Level 1 certification helps professionals in areas like strategy, marketing, sales, and business development among others. Level 1 is also ideal for consultants that have not received the training that top consulting firms teach internally (McKinsey, Arthur D. Little, Bain & Co., Accenture, etc.).

Content Outline

Six main topics that are covered in Level 1:

  1. The Pyramid Principle (basis for structured thinking and communication)
  2. Professional and Ethical Behavior (what it takes to be a trusted advisor)
  3. Problem Definition (Situation-Complication-Key Question SCQ analysis)
  4. Approach (Issues analysis and workplan)
  5. Data Gathering and Analysis (primary and secondary research)
  6. Findings and Recommendations Presentation (how to create compelling presentations)

How to prepare for the exam?

If you want to get Level 1 certified, you must first learn the theory of Consulting Methods. You can do this by taking the online tutorial or by attending a live workshop that is supported by the Management Consulting Body of Knowledge Level 1.


  • Regular: US$500.00 + US$50 for Remote Proctoring
  • Student: US$250.00 + US$50 for Remote Proctoring. In order to receive the student discount, please email us at mcinstitute.org with your proof of student status (accepted documents include valid student IDs and most recent academic transcrips).

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