Enhanced Strategic Decision Making Capacity
IInformed and strategic decision making requires specifying the most important questions and obtaining valid answers. You can rely on our expertise to help you define your questions, obtain the answers you need, and help you become self-sufficient as we work through the challenges relevant to your organization or research.
What are the important questions? How do I get answers?
Defining the Question
Defining a question is more nuanced than it first appears to be:
Are soccer players more at risk of injury compared to hockey players?
What does “injury” mean? Is it any physical complaint? Does it have to be seen by a medical doctor? Are you only interested in injuries that cause a player to miss a practice or game?
What does soccer / hockey mean? Is it all ages combined? For hockey, some leagues allow body checking and some do not. Is it important to distinguish male versus female leagues or players?
Savoir Faire Consultants helps its clients identify and navigate through different possible nuances to important decision-making questions.
Obtaining Answers to Questions
The optimal methods to obtain answers to your questions depend on several factors.
Analyze your data availability in the context of your needs.
Examine other possible sources of information.
Synthesize and analyze prior knowledge
After “answers” are obtained, the results need to be interpreted in light of assumptions made, including possible extrapolation to your specific context if necessary.
Savoir Faire Consultants has the expertise to effectively place your data and existing research at the fore of your decision-making processes and action plans.
Savoir Faire Consultants also provides expertise in ex-post evaluation and monitoring of implemented programs/processes and impacts.
We believe in training our clients to be more self-sufficient wherever it is feasible and cost-effective.
In parallel with developing solutions for your organization’s immediate needs, we will work with you and / or your staff to increase capacity to:
Conduct Needs Assessment
Our general training includes:
Understanding database principles - basic & advanced
Understanding statistics - basic & advanced
Decision-making (the do's and the don'ts)