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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


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


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 (online or in-person)
  • In-house tailored workshops (online or in-person)
  • Private one-on-one coaching (online or  in-person)
Training Services


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 are consultants, trainers, and speakers who genuinely understand the unique strategic marketing and communications challenges faced by public sector organizations. Through CEPSM, we only work with governments, non-profits and associations on initiatives that are evidence-based and aim to have a positive impact on society.

Sandra Markus

Sandra Markus

Senior Consultant, CEPSM


Corien Kershey

Senior Consultant, CEPSM | Founder & Partner, Brand Clarity


Daniel Leclair

Senior Consultant, CEPSM | Senior Consultant, Trainer, Le Clair Conseil Inc.


Kensel Tracy

Senior Consultant, CEPSM | Managing Director, Stratejis Group


Bernie Colterman

Senior Consultant, CEPSM


Mike Kujawski

Managing Partner & Senior Consultant, CEPSM



What You Can Do About “The Social Dilemma”

September 17, 2020 by Mike Kujawski

If you haven’t done so already, do yourself a favour and spend 96 minutes tonight watching “The Social Dilemma“. This is a decently put together Netflix documentary outlining, among other things, how and why the pendulum has swung too far in terms of citizen use of and addiction to social media, driven in large part […]

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It takes a community to effectively spread evidence-based COVID-19 messaging

July 20, 2020 by Mike Kujawski

Over the past few months, I’ve been very much impressed with the COVID-19 related communications coming out of my local health unit, Ottawa Public Health (OPH). Their work on both Facebook and Twitter has been exceptional. Specifically, what really sets them apart from many other health organizations at the moment is the tone being used to convey important COVID-19 information. Rather […]

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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 a proud partner of Carleton University’s Sprott School of Business with whom we ran Canada’s first and only Professional Certificate in Public Sector and Non-Profit Marketing for over 11 years.

CEPSM works closely with the Intersol Group through the provision of consulting services to complement their expertise in people and process skills for leaders and their teams. Intersol’s facilitative approach and commitment to building capacity is a hallmark of their reputation for excellence in Ottawa and across Canada.