Business & Strategic Planning

Do you know where you are going and the best way to get there? 

Developing a sound strategic plan is crucial to your business survival. Bringing a planned approach to business reduces stress and provides a structure that builds success. Staff activities are focused and coordinated; resources are allocated wisely; work matches client requirements and profits are up.

Progressive can assist you with the strategic planning process through running a workshop for you and your leadership team or board. A workshop is a good structure approach to identify goals and strategies that are specific to your business.

A strategic planning workshop covers the following topics;

Where are we - where do we want to go
SWOT Analysis
  • Tools to assist you in developing strategies to maximise strengths identified in your business, minimise risks and turn opportunities into reality. 
Competitive advantage/opportunity 
  • Competitor analysis, identifying your key selling proposition, benefits versus features. 
  • Introducing goal setting and a structure for planning your personal growth and business development. 
Vision / Mission 
  • Tools to define the "purpose of your business" so you, your business partners and your staff understand clearly what they are trying to achieve. 
Growth Strategies 
  • Suggestions to assist you to leverage your business performance. 
Values and Culture 
  • Examples of the effect business culture will have on productivity and morale of the business and what can be done to influence this. 
Target & Action Plans 
  • Importance of setting realistic and measurable targets, developing an action plan to achieve targets set. This topic area will also introduce ratios and benchmarking.