“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”
~ Benjamin Franklin
“Sharing knowledge is not about giving people something, or getting something from them. That is only valid for information sharing. Sharing knowledge occurs when people are genuinely interested in helping one another develop new capacities for action; it is about creating learning processes.”
~ Peter Senge
As a complement to its’ integrated strategic, enterprise and business planning offerings, MK Strategy Group, Inc. also offers learning services with expertise in leadership, business, partnership development, and lifestyles education. We can customize your education program to meet specific objectives.
MK Strategy Group, Inc. believes in lifelong learning. Education, as an enabler, can assist individuals, groups, organizations and businesses in the cultivation of creative thought, building of solutions and can provide the capacity for effective planning and action towards overall promotion of good business and healthy lifestyles. Learning opportunities are consistent with MK Strategy Group’s ability to generate ideas and solutions in strategy and management process. We help people make plans and decisions today that will carry them forward into a successful and sustainable future. One of those decisions may well be to develop a service strategy with a learning program for the team, including leadership training and performance guidance.
We have designed and delivered a number of professional educational offerings. We offer learning opportunities with a focus in the areas of:
- Business Development – Enterprise Planning
- Governance; Board Recruitment and Evaluation
- Community Partnerships and Network Development
- Think Built Environments + Healthy Active Lifestyles = Vibrant Community
Some learning descriptors are below while opportunity exists to customize to your needs.
Leadership: Board Evaluation and Development
Consistent with the board’s role of monitoring organizational performance, is the development of appropriate performance indicators to support the board in fulfilling this role. MK Strategy Group offers an innovative program that helps to discover these performance indicators and create an approach to the scope, frequency or implementation of board and director evaluations. The high-performing board takes ownership applying best practices and utilizing evaluation tools in the assessment of the board’s effectiveness and the contribution of individual directors to the board’s success. Contact us to discuss
Think Built Environments + Healthy Active Lifestyles = Vibrant Community
The connection between the health of the population, the environments we build, and the communities we live in continues to strengthen. There has been an increase in obesity, diabetes and related chronic diseases paralleling design solutions for the built environment of our homes, workplaces, neighbourhoods and planned communities. In addition, is the immediate and growing number of baby boomers retiring and planning to be active, stay in their current home, and engaged for as long as possible in their community.
Effective designs are invisible and build interconnectivity while considering lifestyle. With the expanded research on the topic, we develop an opportunity for you to understand unique capabilities to create healthy and active environments through design, key elements to promote an active lifestyle with a multi-generational focus, and how to build wellness lifestyle housing and communities to live well.
If you are a home builder, or land developer (commercial or residential) we may add value to your overall concept + design. Contact us to discuss a strategy and solutions for the environment with 21St century considerations of the health, lifestyle and maturing of the population.
Boomers + Seniors – Entrepreneurism, Marketing and Longevity
Successful ‘Rewired’ (Retirement) Lifestyle Planning
Retirement is often considered a major change, an end of a life-long journey of work. Consider it instead to be a turning point with a new beginning, a time to be embraced with attitude along a new path in life. Preparing a true retirement plan encompasses lifestyle, as well as financial planning. Explore entrepreneurship as one of the options on your new path. Consider a unique perspective to the topic of retirement contributing to the promotion of well-being. Our complete program will provide you an understanding of the psychology of retirement, thought-provoking questions to determine what is important to you to live your new amazing path in life, and what steps to take for entrepreneurship. Contact us to discuss
Marketing; boomers and seniors
Marketing – Did you know Older Adults make up the fastest growing age group in Canada? By 2051, about 1 in 4 Canadians are expected to be 65 or over. By 2035, Alberta will have more than one million people over the age of 65. Older adults will account for about 20 percent of the population. With these current demographics and predicted future trends, there is vast opportunity for businesses to capitalize on the market share occupied by baby boomers and older adults. Over 75% of all UK and American wealth is now owned by those over the age of 65.
Is your business reaching these age groups effectively?
Because of the size of the baby boomer population, almost every industry has an audience in this sector. When marketing to baby boomers and even older adults, young seniors, it’s important to understand who they are, where they’ve come from, and what their goals are for the future when attracting their attention for your business.
If baby boomers and older adult; seniors marketing is an area your business has not yet explored, MK Strategy has built a solid foundation of expertise to help you navigate this segment. Contact us to learn how.
Invest in your Own Longevity;
boomers and seniors
Whether you are part of the “Baby Boomers”, born between 1947 and 1961 or Generation X, born in the 1960s, you are part of the large group that will become older adults; seniors over the next ten to twenty years. Increasing your knowledge about your options for the future will empower you to make wise decisions. Learn how to maintain optimal longevity / healthspan, and independence through early planning. The presenters will bring their broad knowledge of healthy aging, demographics, education and financial planning to help you with creative thinking and strategies towards investing in your longevity. Contact us at
Our toolbox of skills and deliverables includes:
- Highly qualified and engaging education providers
- Current research into learning content and delivery models
- Extensive networks and partnerships
- Customized learning programs to meet specific objectives and standards
“Your presentations never fail to inform in a most stimulating and engaging manner. I certainly believe that your remarks serve to motivate the class to think beyond the box, and achieve something significant in their respective careers.” (teaching baccalaureate and graduate students in the University of Calgary Faculty of Nursing)
Dr. Sandra M. Reilly,
Professor, Faculty of Nursing
University of Calgary
At MK Strategy Group, Inc. we welcome the opportunity to work with you to realize a professional educational offering that will position your business for greater success! Please contact us to find out more about our learning services and how we can help you achieve your future vision and goals.