Implement a Strategic Plan that works. Getting things done and having them done right is all that counts. Develop a strategic plan that links your annual budget, approved planning/policy documents and organizational annual work plan for staff with the goals of the Board and Manager
Use on-line process improvement tool modeled after the GE Workout © to unleash the creativity of your staff in solving problems and improving processes.
Effective Board/Manager Relations
Learn from our partners who have served in many leadership capacities with municipal, non-profit and private organizations. Learn from our folks who have “been there.” BridgeGroup can design effective Board/Management discussions (such as at retreats) that provide measureable outcomes for participants that ensure the effectiveness of these most critical relationships. The major focus of BridgeGroup is making sure the client has practical, immediate steps they can take upon their return to the office.
Let us work with you on your next retreat/event to enhance your experience and to provide a real sense of accomplishment.
Building Blocks of Effective Media Relations
Ever wonder what media folks think? Learn from experience! Learn from a former corporate staff person and CEO of local newspapers, for one of the largest media companies in America. These are critical insights for any government or non-profit manage to know.
Health and Health Insurance Asset Management
Implement strategies to fully support the health and wellness of your workforce. Implement those coordinated activities that encourage and incent employees to take full control of and responsibility for their health. Implement changes in wellness programs and health insurance (and related) plans that turn your benefits into assets that improve the health and productivity of your employees, while cutting costs.
Want a dynamic effective conference session or keynote speaker? Schedule BridgeGroup.
Financial and Operational Performance Audits
How effective or efficient are we on a financial management and operational basis? Let us drill down and find what is working well for you and what needs to be fixed quickly in your organization. We provide performance
based audits to determine how your organization's efforts are achieving desired goals (benchmarks). If you need to review your goals and objectives, let us perform an operational audit. We base our methodology
on an integrated control framework (the COSO internal control model), and offer a vast array of audit services.
Learn how to use and implement the principles of Budget Option Based (BOB) planning which will provide clear strategies for your Board to resolve and consider options for developing your annual budget.
Design effective community forums for dialog, shared understanding and direction on critical community issues.
Non-Profit Agency and Religious Consulting Services
Giving back counts for all of us. BridgeGroup offers discounted or at cost services for non-profits or religious organizations. Minimum cost will include travel and lodging for consultant services.
Learn how to implement strategies and programs to take care of your greatest asset: Your Employees. Use the Putting People First © online confidential survey to improve the quality of work life for your staff.
This offers an opportunity for the consultant of BridgeGroup to work with clients virtually or in person to assist their Executive Team addressing significant organizational issues.
Governance Relations Contract
Provide clear direction to the Manager on how you want the organization run through the Governance Relations Contract ©.
Strategic Plan Fundraising/Feaability Studies
Effective fundraising starts with a great plan. Let BridgeGroup provide our experience to assist you in reaching your campaign fund raising goals. When failure or coming up short is not an option we are there to help.
Do you know if your services and departments are effective in the delivery of their services? The proven performance management system of Collaborative Auditing can help you track key performance measures for ensuring financial and operational aspects of your organization are running well and produce the results that you want.
Employee Development and Assessment
Employee development is key to organizational success especially with those you place into supervisory positions. We can help you build the skills for your staff to be motivated, productive and dedicated to your mission with Leadership and Management development, Executive Coaching, mentoring programs and employee training. Hiring the right people for your organization is one of the most critical decisions that you'll ever make. How do you know after going through the interview process that you have selected the best candidate for the job? We can help you select the best employee to meet the needs of your using the 4P Employee Assessment System. We can also customize job related assessment center scenarios to identify executives to join or promote within your organization. We offer specific assessments for fire department promotional processes including tactical simulation evaluation.
What is going on? Learn how to implement simple policies that keep the Manager and Board informed of issues in the organization that need to be addressed and /or resolved to improve operations.
Contract Mediation Services
Litigation has no winners. Successful mediation can save significant time, money and unnecessary distractions for an organization. BridgeGroup has experience in critical contract mediation that will be useful to you in resolving conflicts that if not handled properly can result in litigation and its risk.
Labor Management Services
Employees make the difference between an average and a great organization. The purpose of successful labor management relations is to recognize that the contract is only a document and what really counts is the relationship. BridgeGroup has extensive experience in successful labor relations mediation, negotiations and innovative labor-management relations building techniques. Our consultants have served at senior level in both union and management positions, which provide a unique perspective for our clients.
Meeting Facilitation Services
Not all meetings are created equal. When the outcome counts, running an effective meeting or series of meetings requires experience and a track record of getting proven results. BridgeGroup has extensive experience in designing and facilaiting meetings that have effective results.