Change is the one constant in life. Our mission is to help you navigate in an increasingly complex world. We craft innovative solutions to help your organization thrive. With strong expertise in both the public and private sectors, we’re at home in either world, taking governmental and non-profit institutions, companies, start-ups, impact leaders and people’s lives to the next level.
LOCAL & INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
-> We make good project management and evaluation easy!
MONITORING & EVALUATION (M&E)
While our experts know project life cycle management inside out – from design to monitoring and evaluation (M&E) – our distinctive integrative project management approach draws on a range of disciplines.
This includes Results-Based Management (RBM), Knowledge Management, Design Thinking and strong expertise in Systemic Change for Sustainability. Grounded in all of the major project management methodologies, we also know how to think outside the box in response to your challenges in a complex environment.
A unique approach:
PEOPLE are at the core of any organization.
Our strategic advice, capacity building and training services are based on advanced organizational development and psychosocial approaches, as well as on certified adult training techniques.
-> We help organizations and individuals thrive through change!
Do you want to embark on a TRULY SUSTAINABLE CHANGE?
We offer STRATEGIC ADVICE to tackle challenging transitions in today’s complex environments.
While often overlooked, change management is a core element of success for organizations.
Our experience has shown us that well-designed change strategies reduce resistance and increase your return on investment, as you become a catalyst for change.
-> We help you stand out as an engine of successful change!
Our experts advise and support COMPANIES in the areas of:
Affordable tailored solutions for STARTUPS & SMEs:
We support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in their business development on local and global markets, and in leveraging their Intellectual Property (IP) assets.
We offer expert advice to entrepreneurs starting their business, notably on their business model and business plan. We also support women entrepreneurs and provide them with powerful tools to develop a successful business.
We also promote Inclusive Growth and the Design Economy which huge potential still remains untapped – in particular in developing countries.
The ForWaves Platform is an international network of enthusiastic, passionate and dedicated experts covering a range of disciplines currently in 6 countries in Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe and Latin America.
Our platform promotes an environment respectful of INNOVATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
Specialized in strategic Change Management, our areas of expertise cover Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) of development programs / projects and SME Development on local and global markets. By placing people at the heart of our activities, ForWaves also provides advanced services in Organizational and Human Capital development.
Some of our Experts act as ForWaves Ambassadors and represent the ForWaves Platform at the international level.
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Private companies – including large and multinational corporations – play a major role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals while increasing sustainable performance & innovation. They can do this through acting responsibly and providing healthy working environments according to labour law.
We support private companies through advanced management solutions.
Our interventions cover various areas such as business development on local and international markets, intellectual property management, corporate social responsibility (CSR), process optimization, health at work, human capital development and unlocking the power of the creative economy.
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) typically represent 90% of all firms. Their role is crucial in domestic and export markets and in worldwide innovation. SMEs are also powerful poverty reduction instruments in developing countries. We support SMEs in their business development on local and global markets, and in leveraging their Intellectual Property (IP) assets. We also promote the Design Economy which huge potential remains still untapped – in particular in developing countries.
“One of the most difficult things is not to change society – but to change yourself.” – Nelson Mandela
Each individual plays an essential role in Human Development. We empower individuals striving to achieve positive change in their lives, their immediate environment or team, and around the world.
DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES
Our coaching approach is based on proven coaching / work psychology / training methodologies allowing participants to confidently step outside of their comfort zone – considering each individual as a whole.
Coaching in English and French (possible in Spanish)
WHAT THEY SAY
“I thank ForWaves for accompanying me through my professional transition. I was looking for a reorientation for my career. The personalised career and life coaching helped me regain confidence in my abilities and in myself, and to be now fulfilled in an activity that is in line with my values and life project.” — J.H.
“I contacted ForWaves for a career coaching and assessment after a mass layoff in my industry. There were no other professional openings for my profile despite a strong academic and professional track record. ForWaves helped me to take stock of my situation and focus on hands-on methods to reroute my career in a positive and proactive manner. The personalized service and advice I received was second to none in getting me back on my feet and the insights provided by the tried and tested methods were truly eye opening and empowering. ForWaves deserves my heartfelt thanks and praise.” — R.L.
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ForWaves® is your strategic change management partner. Drawing on years of experience, we’ve put together the ForWaves Platform, a global network of enthusiastic, passionate and dedicated experts covering a range of disciplines. Whether you need help with strategic change, project management, evaluation, or organizational and human development, ForWaves is your guide. Our activities contribute to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
We’re used to working across borders, across time zones, and across languages on projects big and small. What connects us is a focus on results and a desire to work in harmony with a modern, sustainable world, not against it. Passionate about crafting powerful solutions that facilitate positive change, both in your organization and in the wider world, it’s excellence that drives us; but excellence firmly rooted in socio-economic, environmental and human development.
In contrast to a one-size-fits-all approach, we offer personal, tailor-made services.
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You are a governmental or non-governmental institution, a large or small company or an individual.
Maybe you don’t know where to start with tackling a complex issue or strategic transition. Perhaps you need support with technical assistance, Monitoring & Evaluation, business, organizational or individual change. Or it could be you’re searching for a new generation of innovative solutions to respond to your needs.
Our clients demand both excellence and sustainable performance in fast-paced settings. Whatever your starting point is, we craft innovative solutions to allow you to achieve ambitious goals.