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Friday, September 12 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Schaffer&Combs Open

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Session Description: What does it mean to apply a design thinking approach to management consulting services? Through five years of working with nonprofits, for-profits, advocacy organizations, startups, and social enterprises, we’ve learned that working with our clients to solve profound global issues takes a humble, rigorous, and innovative approach. Schaffer&Combs’s (S&C) ingenuity lives in its method of solving growth challenges for its clients. Though we have over 100 years of combined experience, S&C leverages a design thinking approach when [facing] each of our clients’ problems to achieve a DNA-level understanding of what makes the challenge unique. Stakeholder engagement is taken to a new level, so that our strategies for a solution are catered to our clients’ exact needs. S&C’s team of local and global experts in their fields then blend our business acumen and expertise in mission-driven companies and nonprofit organizations to achieve an inventive approach to the challenge.


Arthur Combs

Managing Partner, Schaffer&Combs

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Friday September 12, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Schaffer&Combs 901 Mission Street The Impact Hub, San Francisco, CA, 94103
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  • Company Description Schaffer&Combs solves problems and creates growth for mission-driven organizations that possess the vision and ambition to make genuine change. Our work combines a powerful, and practical set of management solutions, tools and expertise to support mission-driven organizations, including: growing organizational capacity, supporting leadership development, and developing financial roadmaps.

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