How to Add Measurable Value as a Strategic Adviser

5 modules


Jim Shaffer

$0 - 349


 Facilitated by Jim Shaffer IABC Fellow

Many communication practitioners want to add measurable value but they don't know where to start.
Using client stories, this interactive presentation offers a step-by-step approach to becoming a strategic adviser who helps drive measurable business results and value by connecting the communication strategy to the business strategy.

It will teach people how to ask the right questions, identify the right business measures and develop and execute plans that create real ROI.

Jim Shaffer is an internationally recognized business adviser, leadership coach, author, speaker and leader of the Jim Shaffer Group, a team of seasoned advisers devoted to improving strategy execution through strong leaders and engaged people.

The firm has significantly improved quality, service, sales, safety, turnover, productivity, speed and costs with some returns exceeding 1,000 per cent.

Prior to starting the Jim Shaffer Group, Jim was a principal, vice president and global leader of a Towers Perrin (now Towers Watson) center of excellence. He was an architect and leading practitioner of the firm’s change management consulting practice.

His book, The Leadership Solution immediately became a classic treatise on leadership, change management and creating high performance organizations.

He received the International Association of Business Communicators’ prestigious Fellow award, the highest honor IABC bestows on an individual.

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After this course, you will be able to:

-Use the fundamentals of consulting to shift your role from producing activities to generating business results.

-Tightly connect the communication strategy to the business strategy in order to drive results that matter.

-Add real, measurable value by creating results that are greater than the cost of generating those results.

-Create immense pull from business leaders who will want your services to make them look good.


By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate IABC Academy

Learning Credits

Everybody Wins! - Module 1
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Elevate Your Role - Module 2
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Keys to Successful Consulting - Module 3
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Three Huge Successes - Module 4
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Great course. Highly recommend as it provides tools and methods to tie comms directly back to business goals, speak the language of executive business leaders, and use comms to get tangible business results.
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