Business Consulting

We offer our proprietary and time tested modules which have been developed exclusively for the Indian entrepreneurial ventures. The encompassing services are:

  • New Product Launch
  • Business Diversification
  • Business Re-Engineering
  • India Entry Strategy
  • Foreign Collaboration and JVs
  • Setting up the Marketing function
  • Development of Marketing Strategy and Plan
  • Setting up Sales & Distribution function
  • Franchising

CASE STUDY

Collaborations and JVs

The Problem:

A leading entrepreneur, who is considered the pioneer of Radio Taxis in India, was exploring a new venture in Road Safety Training arena. He had the product concept and business plan ready.

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Business Mentorship

When it comes to Business Mentorship, we follow a systematic process to help you:

  • Assess your current business in terms of environment, people and processes
  • Identify the short term and long term goals
  • Formulate Strategies and Action Plan to meet these goals
  • Continuous monitoring of progress
  • Course correction in a timely and precise manner

Strategic Minds acts as a virtual ‘Board of Directors’ for its clients. Amongst the services that we offer are:

  • Goal Setting – Setting precise, well-defined and time bound goals for your business.
  • Visioning – Developing a vision plan that guides your organization in the right direction.
  • Development of Business Strategy and Plan – Effective Business Strategy and robust execution plans are key to any successful business. We ensure that nothing lacks when it comes to this.
  • Review and Reorganization of Business Strategies – A periodic review of your Business helps you keep on the topof the developments in your industry
  • Key Team Evaluation – Because it’s the people that make or break the business, a thorough review of key team members and optimizing your team is the key to achieving your business goals.
  • Start-up Springboard – Using our pooled experience, we work as a Springboardfor your new business.

CASE STUDY

Planned migration of a declining business into a sunrise industry

The Problem:

A 20 year old mid-sized EPC company approached SM for a strategy to arrest the continuous fall in the business.

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Business Coaching

As your Business Coaches, we team up with you when you’re about to start your business and work alongside you for a successful launch.

Organized modules that we have developed help in the following areas:

  • Identify the right business based on your SWOT.
  • Plan the business carefully prior to launch, including financial, marketing, logistical, commercial and monitoring aspects.
  • Identify right people and agencies for pre-launch and ongoing logistical support
  • Making a Business Plan, which includes –
    • Strategy Development
    • Marketing
    • Sales & Distribution
    • Human Resources
  • Company incorporation advisory

CASE STUDY

Finding the right business fit

The Problem:

SM started with a complete SWOT of both of them. Over a few conversational sittings, SM mapped the SWOT on various parameters like Qualification, Experience, Temperament, Values, Attitudes et al.

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The Entrepreneur’s Clinic:

This is offered as a part of the Business Coaching Services.

Who is it for ?–

  • Micro Entrepreneurs who find project based consultations (retainer based model) taxing on their P&L.
  • Entrepreneurs who want a diagnosis of their current business practices and evaluate a scope of growth.
  • Entrepreneurs who want to further streamline their current operations.
  • Entrepreneurs who need minor issues to be resolved and a regular consultation service on‘as and when needed’basis.

At the Entrepreneur’s Clinic, we aim to become the ‘Family Doctor’ of our clients’ businesses. How does it work ?–

  • Clients book a session with the Service Manager.
  • The Service Manager assigns a Primary Consultant to the Client. The Consultant spends quality time with the Client; understanding the business issues, consulting on solutions and coaching on related execution issues. Further sessions are held on need basis.
  • The client may decide to go for a detailed project based consultation should there be a major business issue or an opportunity.

CASE STUDY

Diversification in a new industry

The Problem:

A woman entrepreneur with vast experience in running a Fashion Institute came up with an idea of an innovative product targeted towards mass consumers. However, she had no prior experience in FMCG product management.

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