WHO WE ARE
We are Alberta’s most experienced consultancy, providing guidance and strategic steps to allow your organization to reach its potential.
We work with our clients to build on existing strengths, develop a set of recommendations that are practical, sustainable, strategic, and grounded in the characteristics that make your organization distinct and successful.
Our team is a network of highly experienced advisors and associates that allow us to build a custom team with the skills suited to address your individual needs and provide insights to help you achieve success in your organization.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
"Ian McCormack is a first-rate management consultant who I have had the privilege of working with on a recent engagement. He has a consultant’s mind and a professional’s work ethic. His character means that he can be counted on to do what is right and to tackle very difficult assignments."
George Cuff, FCMC
Strategic Steps is built on a network of highly experienced industry professional
By working on an associates model, we are able to partner with many talented experts in various industries and professions. We create a team that is custom-tailored to each client’s specific needs to provide the best possible value for each client.
Strategic Steps President
Ian lives in the space between appointed or elected officials and organizations’ managers.
Since 2000, Ian has worked on governance and structural reviews, strategy development and implementation, and orientations or refreshers for boards of directors and elected officials. He has done this both as an employee of government and as a business adviser in the private sector, working for himself and others.
As a nationally recognized Certified Management Consultant (CMC) his areas of interest include local government, libraries, post-secondary education, health, non-profit organizations and community safety.
HELPING YOU IDENTIFY OPPORTUNITIES AND OVERCOME CHALLENGES
When thinking about the current climate of your organization, have you considered the following factors? These are crucial in ensuring you are on the right path to achieve your vision and grow to your full potential.
How does your front line work help you achieve your vision?
What does ‘success’ look like a generation from now?
How does your organization respond to issues in a consistent manner that reflects your values?
How is success measured?
How well do you understand the needs of your stakeholders, clients and/or employees?
Do you have policies and procedures in place that are well understood and being utilized consistently and effectively?
Are council and staff on the same page from day one in terms of understanding the rules and vision of the organization?
When was the last time you checked to ensure your organization was poised for success?
Strategic Steps is an organization rooted in integrity, expertise, and diligence.
We are trusted by our clients to provide independence, a diverse skill set and capacity where it is needed most, helping our clients achieve their own visions of success.
Pushing boundaries to
contribute superior value.
Sharing what we know and
learn for the benefit of all.
Unlocking potential through trusted fact-based decision making free of preconceptions.
Listening, respecting and choosing honesty in our commitments.