Planning for organizational growth and leadership
Strategy is about making choices—choices that allow organizations to strengthen their competitive position, create value for their stakeholders and align action with vision. Making the right choices requires clarity—clarity potential investors and partners seek before committing capital and resources; clarity clients and customers need to recognize and reward the value an organization creates; clarity an organization’s leaders need to sustain focus in the face of change; and clarity of mission essential to generating desired health, social and economic returns.
Shift Health helps leaders achieve clarity. We embark on systematic and engaging planning efforts that integrate the scientific, competitive and market evidence to make confident choices. We embrace a philosophy of co-creation with our clients to inspire a sense of ownership and readiness to act. And we prepare organizations to deliver on their strategies through a rational approach to implementation planning, setting clear roles, responsibilities and outcomes to ensure effective, measurable and accountable progress.
Strategic Planning – Business Planning – Implementation Planning
Recognizing that our traditional models to pandemic preparedness have failed to imagine the risk and broad societal impact of biological threats, McMaster University sought support to establish a new way forward.
With an urgent need to integrate and improve public health efforts across the Gulf region—an imperative amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic—the Gulf Health Council (GHC) engaged Shift Health to develop a foundational strategic, operating and implementation plan for the Gulf Centre for Disease Control and Prevention.
The Saudi government sought to establish a national public health agency as a critical component of its efforts to transform the country’s entire health system.
In the face of constrained R&D budgets, a top-5 pharmaceutical company needed support to develop a transformative, corporate-wide strategy to assess and secure external funding.
The Alzheimer Society of Canada—the national body of a federation of dozens of provincial societies and regional chapters—needed a strategy to deliver a newly-approved mandate.
The University of Saskatchewan engaged Shift Health to develop a strategic plan that would tell an authentic story, inspire diverse communities and provide an accessible and engaging means to understanding the institution.