ISO 20700 – A Standard for Outstanding Practices (Code: GSOP) – The Hong Kong Management Association
A Standard for Outstanding Practices

ISO 20700 - A Standard for Outstanding Practices

What to Expect of Consultants and Service Providers?

(IMCHK accredited training programme. Participants can earn 2 CPD units for their continued membership enrolment with IMCHK)

From the point of view of a company, you want to hire consultants or service providers to work on a problem to deliver a solution within a time period and within stated resources.

From the point of view of consultants or service providers, you would like to let your client know what you could deliver to meet the client requirements and expectation.

Application & Brochure

Commencement Date:

28 August 2020 (Fri)

Application Deadline:

18 August 2020 (Tue)


ISO 20700 is doing exactly the above. The ISO 20700:2017 Guidelines for Management Consultancy Services was developed by CMC-Global (International Council of Management Consulting Institutes, ICMCI) with International Organization for Standardization (ISO). It aims to improve the transparency and understanding of consultancy assignments between service providers of management consultancy and their clients.

In this 2-hour talk, participants would be able to:

  • understand the requirements set by ISO 20700;
  • find out the values of ISO 20700;
  • understand how to work with service providers.


  • Introduction to Self-Declaration Checklist
  • How to apply the Self-Declaration Check List on services
  • Benefits of service providers and clients

Those who are consultants, service providers and clients to understand the operations and benefits of ISO 20700 would find the talk useful.


Dr. Samson Ma
Honorary Secretary of Institute of Management Consultants HK (IMCHK)
Academic Fellow of International Council of Management Consulting Institutes (ICMCI)

Dr. Ma is an independent consultant and associate partner of international consulting firms. He has 25 years experience in the delivery of consultancy services supporting over 60 consulting projects, spanning business change, industry migration, technologies adoption, and strategy formulation to governments and corporations in Asia-pacific area. He is a Certificated Fellow of Management Consultant (FCMC) and Chartered Information Technology Professional (CITP) with 15 years of experience in delivering training and publishing books/articles in management.


Cantonese (Complemented with English materials)


HK$100 (HKMA or IMCHK member) / HK$300 (Non-member)

ISO 20700 for Consultancy & Service Providers (1-day training)

The Hong Kong Management Association (HKMA) and the Institute of Management Consultants Hong Kong (IMCHK) are jointly organising the programme on ISO 20700 for Consultancy & Service Providers (1-day training).

Please visit the website for details.

Participants who have attended our talk on the “ISO 20700 – A Standard for Outstanding Practices” (GSOP) in the past can attach the original official receipt of the talk to enjoy the same dollar amount discount for the 1-day training. One receipt for one training participant.


Course Details

Winnie Sit
Phone: 2774 8573

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