We shape the future

socialdesign is an owner-led consulting firm with offices in Bern and Lausanne. Our committed, multilingual team is there to help whenever clients need external impetus. Thanks to our many years of experience in healthcare, social services and education, and our proven consulting skills in the areas of strategy and organisational development, project management, public and non-profit management and evaluation, we always take a multitude of perspectives into consideration. As our client, you can be certain that we will present you with services and action recommendations that are specifically tailored to your needs and circumstances, rather than off-the-peg solutions. 

Our methods

Our approach is scientifically substantiated, methodologically proven and oriented towards applicable results. By combining our practical expertise with theoretical knowledge from specialist and organisational consulting, coaching, social science research, project management, needs analysis, tender planning, training and teaching, we are able to create sound, tailor-made instruments for success in your everyday work.

Our specialist areas

  • Society: ageing and generation, political planning, integration and inclusion, autonomgy and participation, evaluation of laws, penalties and the penal system
  • Social services: social work, child and adult protection, substance use and addiction, asylum and refugee issues, community work
  • Healthcare: acute somatics, rehabilitation, psychiatry, long-term care, integrated care – including planning, conception, practical implementation and political governance
  • Education: special-needs education, vocational training, higher education, organisation and management of regular and special training
  • Management: strategic management, operational management, human resources, financing, quality management, opportunity and risk management, knowledge management, contract management
  • Finances: financial analysis, financial and tariff systems, service calculations, social audits

Cooperation & networking

Through our extensive network, we are able to provide our customers with advice and assistance day in, day out. You can find a selection of partners with whom we collaborate successfully below: