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CEPSM is a specialised management consulting and training firm committed to advancing the disciplines of strategic marketing and communications in the nonprofit and public sectors.
Strategic Marketing Consulting and Training Firm

CONSULTING

Why hire CEPSM?

CEPSM offers strategic marketing and communications consulting services developed specifically for governments, nonprofits, and associations. We have an exceptionally strong core senior consulting team that is complemented by a world class network of associates and partner organizations.

Consulting Services

TRAINING

Learn new skills!

We conduct a wide variety of strategic marketing and communications training geared at public sector and non-profit organizations, including:

  • Public workshops
  • In-house tailored workshops
  • Private one-on-one coaching
Training Services

SPEAKING

Let us inspire you!

CEPSM features passionate, professional public speakers that actively deliver keynotes, participate in panels, and provide customized speaking services around the globe based on your unique needs.

Speaking Services

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OUR TEAM View all

What makes us unique? First and foremost, we understand the unique needs and constraints of the non-profit and public sectors. We are highly engaged in our fields as speakers, trainers and consultants, which allows us to stay up-to-date on the latest marketing and communications trends and best practices. Our desired outcome is to help you attain your goals and create a positive impact on your organization, your audience(s), and society as a whole.

Bernie Colterman

Managing Partner & Senior Consultant

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Mike Kujawski

Managing Partner & Senior Consultant

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OUR BLOG View all

The murky waters of government employment and political neutrality

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The Government of Canada has a generally well-written Values and Ethics Code, which public servants must abide by. With every passing year, a particular element of this Code has become increasingly challenging to explain with absolute clarity and even more challenging to enforce, save for the most obvious cases.  I’m referring specifically to: Section 1 – Respect for democracy […]

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Jim Mintz | 1945-2019

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On April 14th, 2019 we lost an incredible colleague, friend, and social marketing / behaviour change pioneer. Thank you, Jim Mintz, for your tireless contribution to improving society and the lives of others. Jim’s obituary can be found here A memorial scholarship fund has been set up in Jim’s name by the Social Marketing Association of North America (SMANA).

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Misinformation vs. Disinformation vs. Mal-information

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Quite a bit of my consulting work lately has focused on helping clients counter false information spreading online.  This sort of engagement can very quickly lead to rough and murky waters, especially if an organization does not arm itself with proper ongoing situational awareness tools in order to differentiate between the bad actors who are […]

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OUR PARTNERS View all

Jester Creative provides website design and development for CEPSM and its MARCOM Annual Forum. They have decades of experience in media, web and video production, including sharing their talents through comprehensive training.

CEPSM is the proud producer of the MARCOM Annual Conference designed exclusively for nonprofit and public sector marketing and communications professionals. MARCOM delivers education in a variety of formats to include intensive workshops, inspiring keynotes, networking and practical sessions that empower attendees to take action once back at the office. Now in its 19th year, it’s the only conference of its kind in Canada.

CEPSM works closely with EdgeWeight on work involving comprehensive social network analysis and context-specific influencer identification on social media.