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Applied Governance Advice

Strategic Mission and Mandate Planning

We provide an assessment of how internal and external governance supports an organization’s strategic mission and mandate. We can facilitate discussions within organizations and with external stakeholders on how best to achieve your organizational priorities. We can help you write your plan for any part of your organization.

What does this service entail?

We use best practice assessments from comparable organizations, internal staff surveys, external stakeholder surveys or interviews, interviews with executive team members, and focus group conversations to draw out issues, concerns, and solutions. We will write a report to your specifications on governance alignment with your strategic mission and mandate, what adjustments should be made, and provide an implementation plan to get you there.

Who should use this service?

  • Departments, agencies, and Crowns undertaking strategic planning reviews or exercises.
  • Public sector executives and leadership teams involved in governance and policy and program delivery.
  • Corporate secretariats who support internal governance structures and processes.
  • Communications, parliamentary, and stakeholder relations units, executives, and managers.

When should this service be used?

  • When new leadership joins or current leadership is reviewing its strategic plan.
  • When priority setting exercises or resource allocation decisions are being considered.
  • When organizational missions and mandates are adjusted or require realignment.