• York Consulting Group

    Founded in 1972, York Consulting Group (YCG) is a student-run management consulting firm affiliated with the Schulich School of Business at York University that specializes in addressing the needs of small- and medium-sized enterprises. It is Canada’s largest business school consulting service.

    Our consulting team provides affordable, top-tier advisory services in the areas of strategy, marketing, finance, human capital, operations, and technology, among other practices.


Our Services


    In-depth research and analysis of your industry and competitors


    Formulating a strategy for you to penetrate market with your product or service


    Assisting you in identifying potential strategic business partnership opportunities


    Developing an actionable plan for you to present to superiors, partners or investors

  • Our Process

    YCG consultants follow a rigorous process to deliver the best possible business solutions to our clients:

    • Consultation: initial conversation with the YCG Managing Director to find the best project lead fit based on area of expertise for the project.
    • Engagement: proposal submission outlining the project objective, methodology, timing, and workflow. Upon approval, consultants will present their findings and recommendations.
    • Due Diligence: YCG conducts a strict QC process that is reviewed by our Academic Executive Director.
  • Kostas Tsambourlianos, Academic Executive Director

    Kostas is the President and Chief Financial Officer of Medsleep, and a Faculty Chair for Schulich’s Strategy Field Study. He is an impactful and highly resourceful senior management executive with accomplishments in leadership of strategic business planning, operations, business analytics, P&L, and innovative business solutions to maximize business goals and revenue growth in organizations.

Allan J. O’Neil

“The York Consulting Group has been retained for several projects assisting us with our Economic Development Strategy. Their work has been very professional and we look forward to an ongoing relationship with them.”

Allan J. O’NeilCommissioner of Property and Economic Development Department, City of North York
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