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Bryan Shane & Patricia Lafferty

BPC Management Consultants  

Founded in 1985, BPC Management Consultants, is a worldwide client-centered, Canadian management consulting firm consisting of Bryan Shane and Patricia Lafferty. It provides highly customized services to senior managers in both the private and public sectors. BPC works with its clients to assist them in mobilizing their resources, thus enabling clients to peruse their objectives, make effective decisions, and be productive from a short and long-term perspective.

Within the Canadian and international marketplace, BPC works with its clients in an interactive manner to develop and implement tailored solutions to improve the operational and strategic performance of their organizations. BPC provides services in business planning, performance measurement, governance, change management, and coaching/mentoring. Technical expertise in information management/information technology complements this service portfolio.



Authors Bryan Shane and Patricia Lafferty: 5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Became A Founder

An Interview With Ben Ari

Never take client discourse personally. The client is in the driver’s seat, and they are often under undue pressure themselves. As a result they may not filter their words and sometimes discourse may be harsh. You job is to filter what is being said to get to the meat of the matter. You cannot let your emotions interfere with the requirements of the assignment.

As part of our interview series called “5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Became A Founder”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Bryan Shane and Patricia Lafferty.

Bryan Shane and Patricia Lafferty are co-authors, of THE LEADERSHIP-DRIVEN METHOD TO PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT: The How-To Book on Improving Performance Measurement In The Public And Not-For-Profit Sectors. They are also co-founders of BPC Management Consultants, a client-centered, management-consulting firm based in Ottawa, Canada.

Thank you so much for joining us in this interview series! Can you tell us a story about what brought you to this specific career path?

Bryan and I met while at Graduate School and we were both at a crossroads in our lives. After graduating (and eventually getting married), he went on to head a national not-for-profit organization, and I went to work for an IT system development company as an education specialist. My work was challenging, the learning curve was straight up and there were many opportunities for growth and advancement. However, it wasn’t long before Bryan was restless and after thinking long and hard, we decided that the best course of action was for him to work for himself. He established BPC Management Consulting Ltd. Becoming an independent consultant really was an excellent fit for his skill set and personality. The work was projected oriented, challenging, and provided a wide diversity of different projects ranging from project management to business planning, performance measurement, governance and information technology. Eventually, I joined the company full time and over the years, we did most of our management consulting work in an IT environment. Working for ourselves gave us the independence to write and publish articles documenting the unique approaches we used to solve client problems. And more importantly, it provided the client with a documented success story that helped them along their own career path.

Tony Martignetti via Radio 

Non profit radio: Performance Measurement with guest Bryan Shane 

January 15, 2024 Interview with Tony Martignetti Nonprofit Radio 
Shalon Klein  via Radio 

Get Down to Business with guest Bryan Shane 


While working as a student intern for Pollution Probe many years ago, we tried to make the public aware of the dangers of non-returnable cans and bottles. This was a precursor to the whole idea of the 3Rs: Reuse, Reduce and Recycle. Unfortunately, at the time, nobody was remotely interested. Today, this practice is a […]


June 7 2023  GAME CHANGER • CEOWORLD Magazine latest GAME CHANGER 

Public sectors all over the world spend billions of dollars annually, more money than any other organization at national, state and local levels. Well documented by auditors, many of those billions are wasted annually. This is especially painful when these same funds are critically needed for health care, education, elderly care, and other societal concerns.


Bryan Shane and Patricia Lafferty, founders, BPC Management Consultants debunk myths about performance measurement. In the AIMA January 2023 edition

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Excerpt:  Even though projects are common and ubiquitous in most organisations and project management is a well-understood discipline, most major projects routinely fail either partially or completely.
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The Human Dimension – The Forgotten Element of Performance Measurement (PM)

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The Leadership Driven Method to Performance Management can help senior leaders in the public and not-for-profit sectors make informed decisions and meet their strategic goals.

Today’s post is by Bryan Shane and Patricia Lafferty, authors of THE LEADERSHIP-DRIVEN METHOD TO PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT: The How-To Book on Improving Performance Measurement In The Public And Not-For-Profit Sectors (CLICK HERE to get your copy).

While many articles and approaches focus on the science of Performance Measurement, meaning the step-by-step methodology, and the business processes required to analyze, interpret, report, and the quality of performance measures, this article will focus on the human side or the art of performance measurement.

Read the rest of this post at thoughtLEADERS, LLC: Leadership Training for the Real World.

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