Strategic Planning

On-going planning in today’s changing business environment is the best way to prepare for the unexpected future. Whether a mini “reflexion strategique” or a full plan, an on-going, dynamic process is far more effective than leaving the future to chance. Furthermore, developing a strategy, a vision, a mission and a specific plan of action contributes to long-term sustainable success. Implemented correctly, it will generate higher levels of motivation, commitment and will fuel continuously higher levels of achievement from everyone within your organization.

Operational Overview

This non-accounting type of audit starts with a comprehensive review of all aspects of your organization. Depending on your needs, we will examine and explore your:

  • Values, Vision & Mission
  • Strengths, weaknesses, limitations, opportunities
  • Operations
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Human Resources
  • Governance Structure (not-for-profits & charities only)
  • Financial Resource Development (not-for-profits & charities only)
  • Use of Technology
  • Use of Demographic

Business Plans

We facilitate corporate investment projects by serving as a bridge between business and government. All government grants and loans are predicated upon the writing and presentation of a professional business plan. Our professionals will work to develop the optimal plan for your project.

Educational Seminars

Our professionals not only provide expert consulting services but offer a variety of personal and corporate seminars ranging from 2 hours to 2 days, on site or away from the office. Topics include:

  • Self-employment
    • A two-part seminar looking at the whole concept of self-employment and is it for you. Part one is the detail while part two is two weeks later and affords the participant the opportunity to share their ideas and receive critical feedback.
  • Government Compliance (Pay Equity, Bill 90 – 1% Training)
    • Third party given, the focus is ensuring a complete understanding of Quebec requirements and your organization’s obligations under the law.
  • Human Resources
    • Third party given, the focus is on the “turn around interview” to prevent employees from straying too far.
  • Research Methods
    • How to apply scientific principles to survey and sampling methods, and at the same time taking into account the financial and human resources of the organization.
    • Survey Design: Wording is critical so that response biases are kept to a minimum. I have a facility for taking abstract ideas and formatting them as questions.
    • Online Tools: How Survey Monkey can be used
    • Interviewer Training: How to interview respondents in ways that encourage honest (unbiased) disclosure. Interviewers are taught how to present a neutral demeanor, without using leading verbal or nonverbal cues.
    • Data Analysis: How to use statistical programming.