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EMERGE SOLUTIONS works with organizations to solve problems – guiding decision-making through internal and external engagement, corporate planning, and professional development and training services.

 
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ENGAGEMENT EXPERT. CONSULTANT.
FACILITATOR. PROJECT MANAGER.
INSTRUCTOR.

RELATIONSHIP BUILDER.

 

Maria deBruijn MA

Maria is a much sought after critical thinker and consummate problem solver, with over 20 years of achieving successful outcomes.

Maria has advised and supported many organizations in enhancing their internal and external engagement efforts, developing and facilitating business plans and strategies, and providing professional development and training.

Maria is an International Association of Public Participation (IAP2) trained public and stakeholder engagement practitioner. She holds a Master’s degree in Communications and Technology from the University of Alberta, and previously served as Director of Research on the Canadian International Association for Public Participation Board.

 
 
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SERVICES

Public, Stakeholder & Internal Engagement

Emerge Solutions works with organizations and communities to integrate engagement into their projects to define and deliver meaningful and achievable strategic priorities and outcomes.

 
 
  • Needs assessment/analysis

  • Issue identification/stakeholder analysis

  • Engagement strategy and planning

  • Engagement process design

  • Project and decision-making frameworks

  • Event planning and logistics

  • Facilitation

  • Analysis and reporting

  • Evaluation

 
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Corporate Planning
& Strategy

 
Working closely with our clients, Emerge Solutions delivers high level services including business planning and strategy development.
 
 
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EXPERTISE

  • Strategic direction

  • Project leadership, accountability and decision-making maps

  • Priority identification

  • Project process mapping

  • Project plans

  • Strategy development

  • Business planning

  • Evaluation

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Facilitation

 

Facilitation plays a key role in Emerge Solutions’ public, stakeholder and internal engagement work. It is also offered as a stand-alone service, as organizations often call upon Maria to help them facilitate planning exercises and process mapping.

  • Process design to support visioning, inquiry, exploration, planning, priority setting AND DECISION-MAKING

  • Creative participation techniques

  • Event and/or meeting planning and logistics

 
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Professional Development
& Training

 

Emerge Solutions is passionate about helping organizations build their capacity by creating and facilitating workshops, developing curriculum, and delivering webinars and conference presentations.

Maria deBruijn has written and taught a graduate course on digital public engagement, a workshop on engaging in the digital world, and co-delivered a citation course on social media marketing and public engagement policy and framework development.

Looking to address specific needs within your organization? Emerge Solutions will work closely with you to develop and deliver customized workshops to your team to address public and stakeholder engagement including digital strategies, corporate and strategy planning, and social media.

Upcoming Training Opportunities >

 
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