Governance and Planning

A Vision. A Plan. Governance That Gets You There

KTA consultants bring a proven track record of board leadership, the latest in governance thinking, and best practices to develop tailor-made solutions to maximize the effectiveness of your organization’s governance.

As board chairs and directors of crown agencies, hospitals and not-for-profit organizations, we understand and know how to navigate the dynamic and challenging environment of expectations, transparency, and accountability in which today’s boards operate. Members of our team have led and designed successful governance transformations with proven results on bottom-line organizational performance.

With our proven methods, survey tools, personal experience and the best facilitation available, we help clients in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors address their toughest governance challenges and ensure organizational governance and management is aligned for results. KTA also has specialized expertise in hospital-physician and Aboriginal governance.

Service Categories:

    Governance Reviews

    KTA carries out both focused and comprehensive governance reviews for individual and multi-organizational contexts, including collaborative, alliance-based, and horizontal inter-department and inter-governmental governance.

  • Knowledge transfer of the latest governance thinking and leading practices
  • In-depth, current-state evaluation and issue identification
  • Development of governance improvement strategies
  • Redesigning governance structures, roles and responsibilities processes and practices
  • Development of strategic communications and implementation plans

    Improving Board Effectiveness and Accountability

    KTA works directly with boards and senior management to develop practical solutions based on best practices and accreditation level standards.

  • Improving board meeting effectiveness
  • Board and director evaluation processes
  • Defining board, director and management roles and responsibilities
  • Improving risk management and accountability
  • Facilitating board retreats and planning sessions
  • Board coaching

    Strategic Planning for Results

    By working with boards and senior management teams, KTA helps organizations confront change, clarify direction, and make the strategic decisions needed to achieve future goals. We have extensive knowledge and experience with strategic planning in the public sector and in complex multi-stakeholder environments. We tailor processes and find the right strategies and action solutions to meet the greater expectations for results, organizational stewardship, public accountability and transparency.

  • Visioning sessions
  • Environmental scans
  • Surveys
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Planning sessions
  • Design, coordination and facilitation
  • Strategic plans
  • Development and writing
  • Plan refreshes
  • Balanced scorecard
  • Design and development

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