Our Services


IVY Planning Group is a diversity & inclusion pioneer that provides award-winning training, facilitation, consulting, and survey support solutions that have been field-tested and refined over 30 years, servicing public, private and not-for-profit sectors.

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IVY's Consulting Services specialize in twelve (12) focus areas:


  • Vision and Strategic Planning


  • Tactical Planning


  • Leadership Systems


  • Communications Planning


  • Diversity Assessment, Strategy Formulation and Planning Implementation                                          

  • Organizational Effectiveness and Performance Measurement


  • Transition and Change Management


  • High Performing Organizations


  • Reorganization/Structure


  • Team Building and Staff Empowerment

  • Executive Coaching

  • Process and Productivity Improvements


IVY has a wealth of experience in facilitating groups, including high-level executives, technical professionals, individuals with strong personalities, groups with a diverse mix of participants, and groups where conflict is expected. IVY skills include expertise in setting a climate that is conducive to learning and driving action. IVY is unique in its ability to create relevance and a strong sense of connection, coupled with an outsider’s objectivity for the participating clients. 

IVY is known for its highly relevant and interactive training and facilitation sessions that help translate your organization's vision and mission into comprehensive strategies and ultimately operational tactics that positively impact mission and/or the bottom line.
You may choose from our extensive library of existing training or we can customize our offerings to meet your unique organizational needs. Our knowledgeable speakers, trainers and facilitators have delighted diverse audiences in classrooms, conferences and retreats across the country.

IVY has proven quantitative and statistical analysis skills with the ability to blend multiple collection methods and to develop relevant analysis tools to analyze disparate sources. IVY provides comprehensive services in support of the surveying process including: 

  • Survey


  • Pre-survey assessment


  • Design


  • Instrument development


  • Pilot surveying


  • Development and execution of implementation activities


  • Survey administration


  • Data analysis and synthesis


  • Report generation

  • Presentation development/delivery

We Are an Experienced

MOBIS Provider

Ivy Planning Group is a leading provider of MOBIS-related services in the areas of management, information management, and environmental programs. Across these primary business areas, we advise our customers on ways to:


  • Build and maintain their vision and strategic plans


  • Survey the state of their organizations


  • Improve processes, services, and products


  • Train their personnel in tools and techniques of the high performing organization            

  • Share effective leadership and teamwork techniques


  • Implement long-term improvement efforts


  • Design methods for open communication and continual feedback


  • Evaluate the quality and cost effectiveness of their processes


  • Reengineer processes to address new information technology needs


  • Enhance public access and distribution of information through innovative electronic communication tools


  • Devise methods for streamlining operations


  • Measure the effectiveness of organizational operations/requirements


  • Design collaborative processes to increase stakeholder participation and consensus building 

  • Assess organizational culture/environment for diversity and inclusive                                                                     

  • Develop strategies and execute plans to create a more diverse and inclusive organization