Business Planning

Business planning is one of the crucial elements of running a business and I explore elements of your business with you, the models I use with you add a framework and enable us to look at a web of elements of your business.
The 7 S Framework includes an analysis of Structure, Strategy, Skills, Shared Values, Staff, Systems and Style.
The brilliant thing about this model is it plays out the inter-relationships and dynamics of your business, this can be used in any company.
What is the overall objective of your business? How does your current company structure support this? Which areas work well?
Lots of questions to help you improve and think further into the detail of the marketing, sales, operations, people, logistics and administration functions of your business and if the are fit for purpose.

Products and servcies
Products and servcies

How fit for purpose are your products? How relevant are your services? YOu can look at these from a consumer and market perspective, don't waste your time on products and services that don't serve you and make time in your planning to review against influences regaularly.

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Financial projections
Financial projections

Cash flow, Income and expenditure are helpful measures for you to understand profitability and then growth potential. I can help you understand your price points, pricing structure and profit margins plus help you map out which services to market and when.

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Operations
Operations

Once you understand your business model, your market analysis and financial projections, you can 'right size' your operational team. This might span to new work you are bidding for, current companies that need reviewing or ideas you might just be planting a seed for.

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Products and servcies
Products and servcies

How fit for purpose are your products? How relevant are your services? YOu can look at these from a consumer and market perspective, don't waste your time on products and services that don't serve you and make time in your planning to review against influences regaularly.

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