Strategic Planning Facilitators

Develop your strategy, improve performance &
grow your organization with an experienced AMC Strategic Planning Facilitator.


Strategic planning is the first and most vital step to achieving your organization’s goals. A thoroughly developed plan helps steer the remaining actions of your organization, from daily objectives to effective performance monitoring. The strategic plan is the foundation your organization needs.

Strategic Planning sessions with AMC are guided conversations that take you through the necessary steps to develop a strategic plan for your organization. Through unique and deliberate discussions, we will help you and your team analyze and conceptualize the goals, opportunities, and priorities that will move your organization into the future.

Develop an effective strategy that you can use to improve operations and performance and grow your organization on every level.

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“[The facilitator was] a natural catalyst with a strong desire for consensus building, [they] helped us organize our discussions so we can move our organization’s mission and vision forward.”

Luciana N.
Executive Director – Canadian Association for Interventional Radiology

The AMC Advantage: Taking your plan to the next level

Strategic Planning facilitated by AMC offers a unique approach that aims to take your organization further than it has gone before. The Board and staff will gain more clarity on the steps needed to move forward towards the organization’s goals and vision.

As a starting point, we review the key elements of creating a strategy that identifies and targets your organization’s goals. 

Before, during and after your strategic planning session, your organization will gain powerful tools for preparing and directing your session, how to include your Board and staff in the planning process, and what to do with your plan once it is has been confirmed.

When working with AMC Strategic Planning Facilitators, you gain more than a basic knowledge of the elements of strategic planning. The AMC approach guides you from brainstorming to developing a strategy that leads to improvement within your organization.

Our Strategic Planning session will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of your organization’s mission, vision, priorities, value, and definition of success.

Strategic planning is the imperative first step to setting goals, achieving growth, and improving every aspect of your organization. Advance your organization’s impact with a strategy that leads to action and action that leads to impressive outcomes.

Throughout the session, we will focus on the key elements of strategic planning. Your board of directors will:

  • Identify and develop your organization’s mission, vision, and values
  • Connect your team to the mission and vision of your organization
  • Discover the value of your unique leadership skills
  • Determine your organization’s definition of growth and achievement 
  • Establish major goals and priorities 

Contact us today to learn how AMC’s Strategic Planning facilitators can help your organization develop, improve, and grow.

AMC’s Strategic Planning Approach

AMC’s strategic planning approach leads your board and leadership through a series of comprehensive brainstorming sessions that help inspire generative conversations, alongside supporting you to identify and prioritize critical opportunities to establish your vision for a better community.

Once we’ve gathered your organizations perspective, goals and priorities, we design and facilitate a strategic planning session focused on aligning your organization’s purpose with directives that will guide your operation over the next few years. Organizations can expect both staff and board to be involved, with participants leaving feeling re-affirmed, possessing a high-level direction and renewed commitment to your mission and vision.

Strategic Planning Facilitators across Canada

AMC proudly serves the Canadian nonprofit community with nonprofit consultants across Canada in all major cities like Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton as well as small towns in all provinces. Our nonprofit consultants range in expertise from indigenous groups to charities and associations and we have facilitators that speak English and French. Treena, Audrey and Barbara, are here to support and empower nonprofits with the knowledge, expertise, and resources necessary to elevate their approach to governance – discover their profiles below:


Co-Founder & CEO

Tom (TJ) Abbott, CSP™, is the co-founder and CEO of AMC NPO Solutions and an authority on Governance. He has over 25 years of experience as CEO, President and board director of several not-for-profit organizations. He is also a Certified Speaking Professional™, a designation held by 1.5% of speakers globally.


Strategic Planning Facilitator

Treena is an experienced executive director, senior governance consultant and strategic planning facilitator with more than 20 years of experience leading business development growth, partnership development, financial sustainability and strategic vision.

Her highly engaging training style coupled with drive to reach targets and accelerate growth will help organizations achieve their governance and strategic planning goals.


Strategic Planning Facilitator

Audrey is an authority on governance and strategic planning with over 18 years of experience as a Board Director of several nonprofits. Audrey has worked with many organizations as a consultant helping to assess board effectiveness, develop better governance structures and build high-performing boards. She led the Canadian Board Diversity Council and forged its signature Get on Board governance education program.

What Does An AMC Strategic Planning Facilitator Do?

AMC’s strategic planning facilitators serve as your organization’s neutral agent to positively guide and manage your strategic planning sessions in a way that ensures your collective objectives are met and sessions stay on track. Alongside encouraging clear thinking, motivating good participation and ensuring full buy-in from every member involved in the process.


Virtual strategic planning session

in-person or Virtual Strategic Planning Sessions

Whether you’re looking to have you next strategic planning session delivered in-person or virtually, we can help. Whether there are travel restrictions, limits on gatherings or not, time and costs can be saved by doing strategic planning virtually. We’ve delivered strategic planning sessions using video conferencing software over the past year with very positive response. Reach out to us and we’ll be happy to go over the different options available when looking to for help with your next strategic planning session.


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Strategic Planning Options



½ day


Vision and Mission


  • Facilitated brainstorming to re-affirm the vision and mission of the NPO.
  • A final 1/2 page document which captures the essence of the 2 elements of the strategic plan.



1 day


Vision, Mission, Goals and Objectives


  • Facilitated brainstorming to re-affirm the vision and mission of the NPO, establish strategic goals that are consistent with the vision and mission, and identify major objectives that support the strategic goals. 
  • A final one-page document which captures the essence of the 4 elements of the strategic plan.



2 days


Vision, Mission, Goals, Objectives, Responsibility, Timelines and Monitoring


  • Facilitated brainstorming to re-affirm the vision and mission of the NPO, establish strategic goals that are consistent with the vision and mission, identify major objectives that support the strategic goals, identify who is responsible for the completion of those strategic goals and objectives, establish timelines for the accomplishment of the strategic goals and objectives, and establish a monitoring system for overseeing the work on the strategic goals.
  • A final 2-page document which captures the essence of the 7 elements of the strategic plan.


Get a quote or learn more about our approach to strategic planning for nonprofits.

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