Customised Workshops

Customised Workshops, Espace Stratégies

Espace Stratégies specialises in tailor-made workshops adapted to clients’ needs and availability. This includes acting as an external facilitator in a planned workshop. An external facilitator brings an unbiased perspective, allowing all stakeholders to focus on the discussion at hand.

Espace Stratégies also works with clients to design workshops, considering factors such as the type of facilitation, presentation, content and thematic areas. To do so, we use both traditional and innovative approaches as needed and are constantly on the lookout for inspiring new methodologies.

WHAT ARE OUR CUSTOMISED WORKSHOPS SERVICES?

Espace Stratégies has developed significant expertise in facilitating various workshops, particularly those involving a strategic thinking process. Our consultants and facilitators ensure that conversations stay on track and generate productive results for your organisation.

 

WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM CUSTOMISED WORKSHOPS?

Any type of organisation can benefit from our workshop services, including municipal sectors, businesses, non-profits or economic development organisations. Espace Stratégies’ workshop services extend from groups of fewer than 20 participants to large-scale collaborative activities with over 100 participants. Each workshop is unique, customised to the desired information, the group size and the types of individuals present.

Espace Stratégies can help mobilise stakeholders and facilitate meetings or workshops for various audiences, including board members, executives, socio-economic and environmental actors in the community, elected officials, real estate developers, employees, merchants and more.

 

WHAT FORMS CAN WORKSHOPS TAKE?

Espace Stratégies leverages its extensive facilitation expertise to use proven or innovative methodologies to encourage engagement and discussions. Discussions can take various forms depending on your organisation’s needs:

  • A series of three- to four-hour strategic reflection workshops with stakeholders.
  • A day-and-a-half or preferably two-day retreat either on-site, off-site or at our offices.
  • Public consultation activities.
  • An economic forum, economic summit or regional symposium bringing together community stakeholders, either as a standalone initiative or integrated into a strategic planning process.
  • One or more consultation workshops to build strategies, conduct a study, develop survey methodology or gather data or contributions.
  • One or more co-creation workshops, such as World Cafés, focus groups or any other innovative workshop format.

 

HOW CAN ESPACE STRATÉGIES ASSIST YOU?

Espace Stratégies is an independent firm that provides an outside perspective on your organisation’s challenges. As external facilitators, we bring fresh ideas and challenge problematic status quos. We work with various stakeholders, including public and municipal organisations, businesses, non-profits, investors and government entities. We use our understanding of different actors and their needs to create relevant connections.

 

OTHER SERVICES

For whom?

Colleges & CCTT

INNOVATIVE BUSINESSES

TECH COMPANIES

non-profits

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ORGANISATIONS

COMMERCIAL DEVELOPEMENT CORPORATIONS

CITIES & MUNICIPALITIES

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City of Kingsey Falls

After municipal elections in which three new councillors were elected, the City of Kingsey Falls decided to organise a retreat to establish guidelines for a comprehensive vision, intervention strategy and action plans for the coming years. The City entrusted Espace Stratégies with organising this activity to provide elected officials with the first opportunity to focus on the future of their municipality.

City of Montréal, Bridge-Bonaventure

When developing a master plan for the Bridge-Bonaventure planning sector, the City of Montreal’s Urban Planning Department enlisted Espace Stratégies to follow up on previously conducted citizen consultations. We organised and facilitated an expanded consultation table and targeted thematic workshops. ES also managed the overall coordination of the mandate in collaboration with the Institut du Nouveau Monde.

Bouthillette-Parizeau

Bouthillette-Parizeau (BPA), a 500-employee engineering consulting firm, hired Espace Stratégies for its strategic planning. As part of this mandate, ES organised several workshops with the management team and a series of meetings to refine its strategic reflection for an upcoming strategic investment. This exercise enabled BPA to secure a significant investment from the Caisse de dépôt du Québec for the company’s future growth.

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