company profile

IDEA provides Advisory services to support firms to develop Business Units, prepare Expressions of Interests and Proposals for short-listed firms. IDEA has a proven track record of success in business development with CIDA, International Financial Institutions (IFIs), including the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Inter-American Bank (IADB) and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB).

IDEA's excellence and expertise in working with IFIs has been recognized by the Department of Foreign Affairs of Canada (FAC) and International Trade Canada (ITCan). As part of its contribution to the Team Canada effort, IDEA has been traveling across Canada since 2003 delivering training under the “Effective Bidding” series to Canadian business and organizations.

One of our main foci is improving the efficiency and effectiveness of international development business through the sound project design, iterative project management and performance measurement practices that support “learning by doing”. IDEA includes one of Canada's leading Results-Based Management (RBM) and Project Design Specialists, who has designed dozens of projects that have been evaluated as highly satisfactory or satisfactory by the Canadian International Development Agency.

IDEA is experienced in the design of a wide variety of delivery systems. IDEA's services are customized to suit the specific cultural and economic needs of clients. IDEA is able to provide management consulting services within rapid timelines with identifiable results. With a network of strategic partnerships, IDEA is able to deliver a wide variety of technical assistance, training, workshops and coordination support for firms internationally and domestically.