Welcome to Osborne Business Advisors

What is Osborne Business Advisors?

Osborne Business Advisors provide effective and efficient solutions to our clients’ complex needs with the use of senior level consultants. Whether you are a small, medium or large business, often there exists a need to optimize or supplement the workforce or technologies you use. Gaining access to a senior or specialized resource is an overwhelming and time consuming process which can delay business critical needs. Our Preferred Service Providers are familiar with the urgency clients face and are able to provide quick and productive access to industry best practices, new technologies, process improvement and functional expertise through our team of seasoned Preferred Service Providers. Our clients can expect and be assured that their business imperatives are met and their requirements are delivered on time, on budget and with competence.

Similar to the circular bank of pillars found at Stonehenge, Osborne’s team of experienced consultants stand together and comprise our own inner circle of strength, support and accessible business resources. Each Preferred Service Provider individually stands tall and strong, equipped with their own unique set of specialized skills, but formed together with the rest of the Osborne team, becomes a synergistic force offering complete service solutions to our clients’ needs.

Why Choose an Osborne Business Advisor?

Our Preferred Service Providers are accomplished business professionals with at least ten years of relevant experience in their field of work. They each have demonstrated career successes and have knowledge that spans a variety of industries having conducted work for companies large and small, public and private, local and multinational, as well as not-for-profit.

Through the use of BackCheck™, we have an in depth screening process for all our executive consultants. We also take extra care and time in getting to know them personally so our clients can have confidence that the candidates we select for them are a desirable fit, not just on paper, but also in their team environment.

Benefits of using an Osborne Preferred Service Provider include:

  • Experience: wisdom from at least ten years as a business professional
  • Diversity: applied experience across a wide variety of business disciplines
  • Accountability: we validate and insure our pre-selected consultants and contractors
  • Inter-Market Support: through Osborne Group Contract Executives and its allied companies we can assist with your resourcing needs in the national or global market
  • Simplicity: obtain multiple resources through one contact and with central administration
  • Consistency: standardized timesheets, invoicing and reporting
  • Resourcefulness: access to C-level expertise and services through Osborne Interim Management

What's New

02.17.17
Join us and ATB for a discussion on protecting your business online

Join us on March 16th, 2017 for a 60-minute discussion on protecting your business online, presented by Lydija Dahl. Hosted in partnership with the ATB Entrepreneur Centre, this session will cover protecting your business, employee and customer data. For more information, and to register, visit the ATB Entrepreneur Centre website here.

02.15.17
February Edition of The Osborne Observer

The February edition of Osborne's newsletter is out now. To read more, and sign up for the monthly editions, click here.

01.11.17
January Edition of The Osborne Observer

Read the latest edition of our monthly newsletter, just in time for planning for the new year. Read on for more.

12.23.16
Happy Holidays from Osborne!

On behalf of all of us at Osborne, we'd like to wish you and your family a wonderful holiday season, and health and prosperity in 2017. Happy New Year!

12.08.16
Wrapping up 2016

The latest issue of The Osborne Observer wraps up the best of 2016. For more on whether we have a leadership problem, a Western Canadian perspective on the Canadian Retail Landscape, and how to get good results from market research, click here. Be sure to sign up for the newsletter too so you don't miss an issue in 2017!

11.10.16
Risk Management for Small to Medium Enterprises

Everything you need to know about risk management from Ivan McClelland. Read More

10.27.16
New Mandate - Canadian Humalite International

Canadian Humalite International is a manufacturer of specialty products derived from the highest quality of humate available in Canada. CHI distributes high quality liquid products (humic and fulvic acids), soluble powder and specialty blends to the agriculture, horticulture, turf and remediation markets. Our Principals will prepare and deliver a 1.5-day workshop involving key members of the CHI management and operational team.

10.25.16
Congratulations!

OIM client Meticulon has won the Calgary Chamber's Small Business Week's Community Impact award.

08.10.16
Olympics, Good or Bad?

Article written by Principal Russ Tynan, who has first-hand experience working with and providing counsel to past Olympic Games. Read More