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Since 1994, Boardroom Metrics has provided one-stop, confidential access to independent industry experts, professional business advisers, senior interim managers and full-time executive talent.

Corporate Governance Consulting and Facilitation for Associations and Private Business

The three elements of a Board’s role are risk, strategy and performance management of the CEO. We help Boards execute their role and significantly improve governance effectiveness.

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An experienced Director, CEO and governance expert, Jim Crocker consults and speaks on corporate governance effectiveness. ‘Adding outside expertise and objectivity to annual Board assessments can completely change their impact on corporate governance effectiveness.’

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Wheelchair Bus Service City of Toronto May 7, 2018
eRecruiting City of Abbotsford, B.C. April 25, 2018
Parachutes/Riser Extensions
Dept. of National Defense, Canada May 16, 2018
Medicare Billing Reporting Consulting State of Florida, USA June 29, 2018

Bid Portal Tracking

By Tracking RFP’s, RFQ’s and RFI’s released on  North American bid portals we help ensure our clients don’t miss out on important opportunities. Worried that your organization may be missing out? We can help.

Meet Karen McElroy, Boardroom Metrics CEO and Leader of the RFP and Bid Proposal Response Practice

Dedicated to helping clients win competitive RFP and Proposal bids, Karen is known for her unfailing responsiveness, lively personality and wealth of RFP writing experience. “Taking the stress out of the RFP writing process allows our clients to focus on what they do best”, Karen says. “Our expertise is making our clients look great.”

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Top 12 Tips for Winning RFP’s and Proposals.

Our writing team put together these practical tips that will help you win more business through RFP’s and Proposals.

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Articles by Our Consultants

Top 12 Tips for Responding to RFP’s

April 10th, 2018|

Writing a winning proposal takes some planning, time and skill. Over the years we’ve worked with clients on hundreds of responses. We’ve worked with large organizations and small ones. Regardless of size, there are some clear ways to succeed. Stepping back a little, here’s our list of the top twelve tips for writing a winning [...]

Assessment Tool: What Type of Association Board Are You?

March 28th, 2018|

Association Board personality - oversight or operations? As Boards of Directors strive to improve their governance effectiveness, a key challenge many face is striking the right balance between oversight and operations. Many Association Boards started with an operating focus. It was the Boards of new and emerging associations who brought the association together, [...]

Corporate Governance Board Role PPT

March 28th, 2018|

Board governance is most effective when Directors share a common understanding of governance, the Board’s role and the key building blocks for achieving effective corporate governance. This presentation has been given to Associations, private business and not-for-profit Boards of Directors. Download Board Orientation Presentation Slide # Board of Directors Orientation [...]

Board Composition: what’s the right size Board of Directors?

February 25th, 2018|

How many Directors should your Board have? Nine. Ok. It depends. Here’s how to about it: The logic of Governance Board size For most organizations three to four is likely too small. A Board’s role is to provide oversight of risk, strategy and CEO performance. Doing a good job likely means a range of expertise [...]

When is a Governance Board Too Deep into the Operation?

February 22nd, 2018|

Is your Board too deep into the operation? Generally, we find that Directors are very aware – perhaps too aware – of crossing the line from governance into operations. It can be confusing to try and understand how deep is too deep. Here’s how we think about it. The governance Board’s role is to: identify [...]

Top Four Governance Findings from Board Assessments

February 11th, 2018|

Here are four of the most common findings from our Board governance assessments over the past ten years: Directors don’t share a common understanding of the Board’ role. A critical step in every governance assessment is the Director interview. In that interview we ask each Director what their understanding of the Board’s role is. We [...]

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