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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. ‘By bringing expertise and objectivity to annual Board assessments we completely change their impact on corporate governance effectiveness.’

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Legal Services Global Affairs Canada – Review of EDC April 16, 2018
Hardware and Software State of California – Inventory Control March 29, 2018
Security Services Gov’t of New Brunswick – General March 29, 2018
Accounting and Audit District of Columbia – Medical Bill Review March 26, 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

How Big Should a Board of Directors Be?

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 [...]

Details of a Boardroom Metrics Governance Assessment

February 2nd, 2018|

When we are engaged by a Private Company, Association or NFP Board of Directors to conduct a Governance Audit, this is the approach we use to help the Board identify governance opportunities and risks: Objectives of the Board Governance Assessment to assess current governance structure and processes to recommend the most beneficial ways to improve [...]

Increase Win-Rate With a Professional RFP Proposal Critique

November 14th, 2017|

Win more Bids with a Formal RFP Proposal Critique When we ask client’s “which business development initiative helped grow your business the most?", they frequently answer that it was “by winning an RFP”. Winning competitive bids is good for business! However, we speak with many clients who are frustrated with their win-rate. They are concerned [...]

Latest Trends in Association Governance

November 3rd, 2017|

Here’s what we find most commonly when we conduct an association Board assessment: Directors don’t share a common definition of the Board role. Board composition doesn’t reflect the risks and opportunities that the Association is facing. Board operating procedures are focused on staff operations not governance. Association Board Role Definition The trend in association Board [...]

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