Consulting Services

Turn Diversity Into a Sustainable Business Advantage with Catalyst Consultants

We partner with your organization to: 

  • Engage leaders  

  • Develop actionable strategy  

  • Design breakthrough solutions 

This allows us to identify and conquer factors holding you back from achieving your business goals. As part of Catalyst’s suite of comprehensive services, we guide you to strategically identify specific business opportunities that leverage your diverse workforce, strengthen workplace inclusion, and increase your capacity for innovation.

No matter where you are in your D&I journey let our consultants be your catalyst!
Our expertise in inclusive leadership, organizational effectiveness and culture change can guide you in your efforts to achieve greater levels of inclusion, innovation and performance. 

Our approach is flexible and client-centered, tailored to how you’d like to work:

  • Discrete meeting

  • In-depth consulting engagement

  • Ongoing guidance and scheduled check-ins as your sounding board and thought partners

Catalyst is a valuable thought partner for Covidien. Its expertise ranges from business-aligned strategy development to guidance on implementation efforts such as infrastructure, councils, accountability and metrics needed to bring strategy to life. Catalyst's guidance has helped to strengthen our capabilities, which, in turn, will assist us in achieving our goals. — Joe Almeida, President, CEO, Covidien plc

Are You Ready for Demonstrated Impact?

Our uniquely mission-driven, collaborate approach will help you achieve sustainable and measurable impact. Catalyst’s range of experience in diverse identities—including, years of research focused on multi-cultural women—guarantees we will help you create a workplace inclusive of all groups.       

We partner to:

ENGAGE LEADERS: 
Executive Sessions
  • We facilitate engaging, often courageous, conversations with executives in a variety of formats to increase their awareness of diversity issues and demonstrate the impact they can have as diversity champions.
  • Our Unconscious Bias to Inclusive Leadership executive session takes a constructive and non-blaming approach to involve leaders as they discover the talent and business impacts of unconscious bias and intentional inclusion, and commit to actions and behaviors that make a difference.
DEVELOP ACTIONABLE STRATEGY: 
Diagnostics and Strategic Planning
  • We guide you in the development of a strategy focused on the greatest points of leverage for achieving impact.
  • Using our exclusive Vital Signs approach to assess the health of your organization, we assist in the diagnosis and development of analyzing workforce data with an inclusion lens.
  • With qualitative data collected through interviews with senior leaders, exit interviews, and focus groups, we identify the underlying issues that impact talent, employee engagement, and business performance.
  • This process yields prioritized and business-aligned strategic areas of focus and initial actions identified under each leaving you with a clear sense of strategy, change drivers and next steps. 
DESIGN BREAKTHROUGH SOLUTIONS: 
Implementation Advice and Program Design Workshops
  • Learn how to best implement your strategies and achieve your goals through focused consultation sessions or more in-depth program design workshops.
  • Based on expert Catalyst knowledge and lessons learned from other successful companies, we act as a sounding board, identify critical success factors, share practices, and guide you through key decision points to consider the various implications of the necessary choices you must make. 

 

Areas of Expertise

► Accountability, Goals, and Metrics 

► Inclusive Leadership 

► Business Case Development and Change Rationale 

► Sponsorship and Mentoring Initiatives 

► Diagnostics and Strategy Development 

► STEM

► Diversity and Inclusion Governance/Councils 

► Team Effectiveness and Performance

► Employee Resource Groups

► Talent Management Processes

► Gender, Race, Ethnicity

► Unconscious Bias

► Innovation 

► Work-Life Effectiveness/Flexibility

 

To start making change today, email consultingservices@catalyst.org. Someone will respond to your query within 24-48 hours.