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We are a specialised management consulting and training firm on a mission to advance the disciplines of strategic marketing and communications in the public and nonprofit sectors.
Strategic Management Consulting and Training Firm
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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.

Core Services
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TRAINING

Learn new skills!

We conduct a wide variety of strategic marketing and communications training in various formats, including:

  • Public workshops
  • Private tailored workshops (in-house or at our facilities)
  • Private coaching and mentoring services
  • The annual MARCOM Forum; and
  • The university-accredited SPROTT Professional Certificate in Public Sector and Non-Profit Marketing
Training Calendar
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SPEAKING

Let us inspire you!

CEPSM features a growing list of passionate, professional public speakers that actively deliver keynotes, participate in panels, and provide customized speaking services based on your unique needs.

Booking

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OUR TEAM View all

What makes us unique? First and foremost, we understand the unique needs and constraints of the public and non-profit 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 and society as a whole.

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Jim Mintz

Managing Partner & Senior Consultant

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Bernie Colterman

Managing Partner & Senior Consultant

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Mike Kujawski

Managing Partner & Senior Consultant

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Claire Mills

Claire Mills

Managing Director & Senior Consultant

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OUR BLOG View all

Reflections on the Olympics 2016

by Jim Mintz

The games of the XXXI Olympiad are just over. The two-week event featured amazing athletic feats, spectacular shows of teamwork, touching personal narratives, and inspiring examples of hard work paying off. Broadcast and Social Media Coverage With a diverse slate of 11,000 athletes, wall-to-wall coverage, live commentary, and the often jarring peek into the minds […]

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Avoid “Marketing Speak” like the Plague

by Jim Mintz

Unique, one-of-a-kind, best-of-breed and on it goes. We see this type of marketing speak over and over in marketing materials. And let’s be honest, we’ve all used it at one time or another.  When you’re writing about your own program product or service, it’s easy to fall into the habit of hype and hyperbole. It’s […]

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OUR PARTNERS View all

CEPSM is the proud producer of the MARCOM Annual Forum designed specifically for public and not-for-profit 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 18th year, it’s the only forum of its kind in Canada.

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.

CEPSM is a proud partner of Carleton University’s Sprott School of Business with whom we have developed Canada’s first and only Professional Certificate in Public Sector and Non-Profit Marketing. Currently in its 10th year, the Certificate is sought out by professionals from all around the world looking to advance their careers.