There are significant benefits associated with using a facilitator to support businesses through the strategic planning process. Engaging an external facilitator allows you to focus on the business and its future strategies rather than managing the process itself.

CI Consulting NZ Consultants are able to provide your team with an independent perspective given our exposure to a wide range of organisations across a wide range of industries.

Strategic planning provides your team with the valuable opportunity to work on the business rather than in the business.


  • Conduct a needs assessment in consultation with the manager
  • Identify the desired outcomes for the workshop or meeting with the manager
  • Develop a tailored program that will support the achievement of these outcomes and meet the needs of the team
  • Integrate team building or team development processes into the program where required
  • Develop program resources for participants
  • Coordinate the program on the day and ensure the achievement of the desired outcomes
  • Remain flexible throughout the program to meet the changing needs of the team
  • Prepare an outputs document outlining the key outcomes from the program
  • Review the outcomes of the program in consultation with the manager