BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
Business Plan Development:
Do you have a business plan? Is it current and useful?
Key to an effective business plan is a SWOT analysis, SWOT is a strategic planning method used to evaluate the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats involved in an existing business enterprise. Having a working business plan is one of the important components in a presentation to funding sources. It provides a blueprint for growth and profitability. Let us assist you in creating or updating your company business plan.
Working Growth Strategies:
Is your business enterprise growing, or static or is it declining?
Continual measurement and comparison of your business with similar businesses in your industry is a necessary component of determining the health of your business. Competitor analysis should be routine. Accurate knowledge of where your company stands in your industry is a critical component in your current strategic planning. Let us assist you with a competitor analysis.
Strategic Acquisition Planning:
Is there a business acquisition in your future planning?
The current economic environment may be prime for your company to acquire a competitor, or a complimentary business. Geographic strategic acquisitions allow a rapid expansion into markets not currently available to your company. New product lines or services can be added to your company menu at a cost savings. We can assist you in determining your options and opportunities for a strategic acquisition.
Financing Options Analysis:
What are your current and future capital needs?
Key to obtaining financing is the presentation to the funding source. The format and content of the presentation varies with the type of lender the business owner is approaching. Having all financial records, tax returns and a business plan current is basic to the creation of funding request. Whether it is a commercial bank, SBA, factor, or other source, we can assist you in the preparation of your loan request package.
Business Problem Solving:
What process do you use to solve business problems?
Early recognition of the existence of a problem followed by a step by step progression to resolution will almost always avoid a crisis. Emotions and personal prejudices must be avoided. Often, the unbiased intervention of a professional third party proves extremely effective in moving through the problem solving process and reaching a timely resolution. We can assist you with a problem solving consultation.