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HIGHLIGHT: Solid Foundations For Your Business Plan

10th May 2018 09:00 - 12:00 Highlights
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Event description

Running a business without a plan is like sailing a boat without the charts. The plan and the tactical activities that underpin it is a point of focus for each employee. Having a plan to revert to enables the business to stay on track and not be distracted by each apparently shiny opportunity that presents itself.

Given that every business has customers and competitors, the energy that each employee has needs to be focused upon activities that will enhance customer service; create a form of competitive advantage that cannot easily be copied; and deliver a profit that allows the business to grow and develop.

Key take-aways:

• Understanding of why a plan is important
• Clarity over what a plan should include
• How to build a plan that can be implemented and monitored

About the speaker

Nick Marsh , Executive Support

As a ‘critical ally’ I provide an environment in which individuals and teams can identify and drive positive change around a set of key goals and measures and provide support through a blend of performance coaching, development workshops and / or 1:1 mentoring as appropriate.
This role is a learning loop which allows me to understand and implement best practice across strategic development, effective leadership, business development and marketing planning.
As an objective voice that can challenge without being confrontational, I provide clarity and generate consensus on the goals, values and distinctive activities that contribute to the culture of the business and that will provide a sustainable competitive advantage to the organisation.


The Growth Hub Oxstalls Campus Oxstalls Lane GL2 9HW

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The Growth Hub - Oxstalls

The Growth Hub is based at the University of Gloucestershire’s Oxstalls Campus in Gloucester. Partnered with both the University and GFirst LEP, The Growth Hub is here to help every Gloucestershire business grow.

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