The Focus Workshop

The Workshop and its follow-up elements are designed to assist organizations clarify, develop, articulate, streamline and creatively package their key messages.

The exercise, which can be conducted annually or every 2 or 3 years, is the very foundation for both a communications and a marketing strategy. The Focus Workshop also helps to build a common language and shared vision across your organization.

Mission to Vision (M2V) offers an introductory session of the Focus Workshop at no cost.

The MBA Governance Program —
Mastering Board Administration and Leadership

An effective and efficient Board of Directors is an essential prerequisite for organizational growth. The MBA Program can be presented as a formal training course, or simply a series of orientation workshops.

Based on 30 years of consulting with non profit Boards regarding effective governance approaches, MBA is designed to provide your Board members with a comprehensive outline of their fiduciary, strategic, leadership and governing responsibilities. The program is designed around your organization’s own governance model as dictated by policy or your bylaws.

Where governing practices are less defined the program can be used to develop efficient Board Governance models and leadership practices most suitable to your organization.
The program can also be used to clarify and formalize the partnership and accountability between senior management staff and volunteer Board members.
In fact the program is also designed to orient senior staff to improved methods for working with their Boards.


Seeing the Big Picture in the Big MAP —
Strategic Business Planning using the Macro Assessment Process

Developed by Mission to Vision Communications, MAP is a visual planning model which helps to clarify your organizational and business development strategy. MAP is adapted to the exclusive and unique strategic, business and organizational challenges of your NPO.

Facilitated by our Mission to Vision team, MAP helps your senior management team and Board create a functional model of how your organization works internally and externally in the marketplace. MAP will assess the operational strengths of your organization, focus capacity development initiatives, and identify the necessary synergies and connectivity within and outside of the organization. MAP engages the input of stakeholders, and identifies and collects the vital organizational development and business planning data that you need for decision making.

The big MAP offers the ideal platform for building your annual business plan and budget. MAP is vision and achievement focused . The modeling process is designed to produce real and manageable outcomes for your organization.

If you are about to launch a new initiative, or perhaps are struggling with the sense that your organization’s performance is “spinning its wheels” have a look at the big picture through the Big MAP.