Cense offers a range of services to human service organizations. We bring together world-class research with strategic consultation to ensure you learn, develop, grow and create impact, by design.
We provide the following:
Program Evaluation: We provide evaluation design to help our clients assess the impact of their work. Our Credentialed Evaluation (CE) qualifications are part of a broader toolkit of methods and tools that we bring to understanding particularly complex, multi-layered programs.
Evaluation design, data collection & analysis, and program logic models & Theories of Change are among the products we generate.
Innovation Development: We have a process for bringing people and ideas together to identify issues, generate ideas, and transform them into programs and services that are impactful and sustainable.
We bring professional design and human psychology together to create systems to support learning and transforming that into products, services, and opportunities.
Discovery & Learning Design: We work with clients to build their ‘discovery muscles’ and create cultures of innovation within their organizations from the ground up.
This means developing knowledge translation and mobilization strategies, governance plans, and strategic plans that brings in design thinking to serve strategic innovation.
Public and employee engagement: We bring the science of organizing, communicating, and behaviour change together to get people interested and engaged in change initiatives.
This work includes creating employee engagement plans, social convening, and strategies to communicate with your teams and clients.
Strategic Foresight: Seeing the trends and shifts in society, technology and global patterns of activity across different sectors allows organizations to become more resilient, future-minded, and systemic in their thinking.
Through development of foresight models and forecasts, visioning programs and strategic development plans our clients are better prepared to not only adapt to the future but to lead their organizations into shaping the future.
Our approach is grounded in systems thinking, behavioural science, and design and aims to support organizations by building their capacities to see threats and opportunities in complex systems and respond to change through education, research services, program design support and strategic consultations.
We enkindle our clients’ competencies and capacity in four areas:
- Developing a mindset for innovation, systems thinking and development
- Training in the skillset required to see opportunities and navigate through complexity
- Assembling a toolset for impactful design for quality improvement, innovation and sustainability
- Building a dataset to provide feedback on program effectiveness and strategic foresight to identify future trends
For a more detailed list of our services, please consult our Service Portfolio (1 page).
To inquire about our services please email us at: info @ cense.ca
or call: +1.416.854.3805