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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 (online or in-person)
  • In-house tailored workshops (online or in-person)
  • Private one-on-one coaching (online or  in-person)
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 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 | Founder & Partner, Brand Clarity

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Corien Kershey

Senior Consultant, CEPSM | Founder & Partner, Brand Clarity

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Daniel Leclair

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

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Kensel Tracy

Senior Consultant, CEPSM | Managing Director, Stratejis Group

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Bernie Colterman

Senior Consultant, CEPSM

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Mike Kujawski

Managing Partner & Senior Consultant, CEPSM

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LATEST POSTS View all

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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COVID-19 Commercials – A united message or simply a lack of creativity?

April 28, 2020 by Mike Kujawski

You’ve probably seen a few COVID-19 TV commercials by now, maybe even shed a few tears. Empty roads, parked airplanes, deserted cities, playgrounds with no kids, you name it. If the location once had people in it, it is now being shown as empty with some sombre piano music concurrently nourishing our auditory senses and […]

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OUR PARTNERS View all

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

CEPSM works closely with Brand Clarity on large-scale communications projects requiring creative development and implementation. Brand Clarity’s proven processes engage with all audiences to combine business and strategic insights into effective and clear brand platforms and marketing / communications solutions that bring brands to life.

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.