Why Choose Us?

We use advanced diagnostics and analysis tools to better understand your industry, market, and opportunities therein.

We can help you develop and improve your value proposition and competitive advantage through innovation, intrapreneurship, and value creation.

DIVERSE EXPERIENCED Professionals

We are a diverse team of professional subject matter experts. Every member is a professional in their field, and some are pioneers. Each member follows one of the most stringent codes of conduct and ethics in the consulting world.

We are a Cut Above

We select our team members based on their ability to add real measurable value to our clients, our profession, and our team. Our team members are experts in their field with designations such as CMC and FCMC, LLM, MEd, MBA, CHRP, CPA/CFP (fmr), BSc, BSE, BEng, PhD, BA, and MScM.

We are the Experts

With over 500 years of combined experience, in Canada and across the globe, from the ground floor to the executive office, board of directors and academia, our inter-professional team has the knowledge and the wisdom to help you spot opportunities, create SMART plans, execute, and gain a competitive advantage.

We Create Value

If your business is led by one or more Women, Entrepreneurs, or New Immigrants, we offer a discount on all our services. Start-ups also receive a special rate, making our services more competitive, more accessible, and more valuable.

We Are Inclusive and Equitable

Our Mission

To add meaningful value to our clients, improve their market position, and give them a competitive advantage using valid, robust, and timely strategies.

We Take an Entrepreneurial approach to consulting

We Help Foster the Growth of Tomorrow’s Leaders

Working with Incubators To Help Start-Ups Grow!

We have created a program dedicated to, and designed for the unique needs of business incubators and their eclectic roster of members. The program is called C.A.M. and consists of three basic sets of services: Coaching, Advising, and Mentorship.

If you are an Incubator in North America, or a member of an Incubator in North America, we encourage you to reach out and take advantage of our unique program, and help both Incubators and their Members to gain a competitive advantage, create new value, and reach new levels of success.

Basic

Foundation Building

  • Group Advisory Services
  • Business Planning Support
  • Investor Readiness Training
  • Access to CMC & PhD Advisors
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Premium

Best Value

  • Group Advisory Services
  • Business Planning Support
  • Workshops
  • Investor Readiness Certification
  • Access to CMC & PhD Advisors
  • Validation & Valuation
  • Presentation Training
  • Business Plan Evaluation
  • Data Room Development

Advanced

Comprehensive

  • Group Advisory Services
  • Business Planning Certification
  • Workshops
  • Investor Readiness Certification
  • Access to All Advisors
  • Validation & Valuation
  • Presentation Training
  • Business Plan Evaluation
  • Data Room Development
  • 1-on-1 Coaching
  • Leadership Coaching
  • Defensibility Analysis

We Have The Tools, Strategies, & Frameworks to Help Your Members

Management & Operations

Management Toolkits, Brand Management, Business Benchmarking, Change/Project Management Toolkits, Core Competency, Innovation Solutions, KPI Dashboards, Product Development, and More.

Planning Support

Full and Summary Business Plans, Marketing Plan, Operations Plan, Financial Plan, Productivity, Projects Dashboards, Multiple Canvases, Sales Funnels, Scenario Planning, Value Propositions, and More.

Road-maps & Frameworks

Strategic Road-Maps, Trust-Building, Customer Journey, Business Continuity, DEI (EDI), Consulting for Innovation, McKinsey’s 7s Framework, 30/60/90 Day Plans, and More.

Strategy Tools

Strategy-Related Tools like Blue Ocean, Sales, Alignment, Growth, and More.

Analytical Tools like Balanced Scorecard, Gap Analysis, Pitch Deck, Organization Analysis , Risk, and More.

Unique Tools

Tools designed by Entrepreneurs, Consultants, Coaches, Advisors, & Mentors in multiple Industries, Sectors, and Professional Fields.

Investor Readiness, Defensibility Scorecard, Data Room Analyzer, Presentation Analyzer, and More.

MAY 2023 Piacenza

A short drive from Milan to the Piacenza campus of Universita Cattolica Del Sacro Cuore

Sustainability, Innovation, & Technology

The Big Leaf presents the second annual Italian Luxury Conference. This year’s event will take place at the beautiful Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in the Lombardia region of Italy, this May 2023.

The Conference will be an opportunity to foster collaboration, innovation, sustainability, and technology-centered strategies in the Luxury Industry.

There is still room for Sponsorship opportunities, Media collaboration, Guest Speakers & Panel Members to sign up, so act fast!

Giving back to our Community and investing in the Future

The Big Leaf and our Team are proud to commit our time, expertise, and resources to causes and organizations that value humanity, education, and good will. Learn more about our latest Philanthropic endeavours by clicking below!

Awards & Recognition

Standing out from the competition, we have been recognized by our wonderful clientele for our hard work, quality services, and dedication to creating value

A+ Rating

We are listed on the Better Business Bureau with an A+ Rating.

“Businesses who choose to run great, trustworthy operations, meet the requirements of BBB Accreditation.”

ABOVE THE CROWD

The Big Leaf has a 94% Rating on the Business to Business Rating Platform Clutch.co, and has been recognized as one of the Top Consulting Businesses in 2021, 2022, and 2023!

Our Partners – Our Family

It is a pleasure to work with organizations that share in our belief that ‘adding meaningful value to clients should be carried out ethically, professionally, and with the best interest of all stakeholders in mind.

The Big Leaf is proud to bring the Kotler iDBA Program to Canada!

Earn your Doctorate in Business Administration [Online] from the comfort of your home with top experts and professors from around the world, at the prestigious Swill School of Business Management (SSBM).

Experiential Learning

The Big Leaf and its partner KnowQuest Inc. work hand in hand with Universities and Colleges from Across North America and Europe to provide students with real-world experiential learning opportunities.

To date, we have worked with
80 Institutions and 1,200+ students on 120+ projects !

Our Experiential Learning Projects include Human Resources, IT, Web/App Development, Consulting, Operations Management, Event Planning/Management, Finance & Crypto, Marketing, Business Development, Valuation, Start-Up/Entrepreneurship, Intrapreneurship, Opportunity Spotting, and More!


Reach out to us today to get involved.

Find us on Riipen.com by clicking HERE!

We are honoured to have worked with the following Institutions, Colleges, & Universities since 2020

The Big Leaf has a 4.9 out of 5 rating by the students and faculty of the above listed institutions

If you would like to have your students work with our team on projects that offer Experiential Learning opportunities, reach out to us today!

Portfolio

Below is a small sample of the many great organizations our team members have contributed to.
Our combined experiences and expertise spans many industries, customers, and centuries.

Angel Investor Study

Dr. Agosino Menna of The Big Leaf, and Dr. Phil Walsh of Toronto Metropolitan University are conducting a study on The Influence of Values in Angel Investors.

The goal of the research is to explore the decision making process in high risk venture selection, including the influences of risk and uncertainty, innovation, and rational factors.

Click the link in the video below, or
Click Here to visit www.angelinvestorstudy.com if you are an Angel Investor, and wish to contribute to this ongoing research study.

Click Here to visit www.angelinvestorstudy.com

Innovation Environments in the Canadian Banking Industry: Innovation Oasis or Innovation Desert

A conceptual framework was crafted to determine the appropriate choice of innovation environments for banks in the Canadian financial services landscape.

To learn more about this exciting research opportunity contact us by clicking below!