Business Planning

If you don't know where you're going, how are you going to get there?

Over the years we’ve helped dozens of people to plan their business. From articulating the vision, to designing the strategy and the detailed tactical plans, to creating whole new business models, we’ll guide you all the way.

We love the Business Model Canvas! It’s a visual tool, designed to help people think differently and to create new and innovative business models. If you’re an entrepreneurial spirit, and constantly thinking about how to create value and build new businesses, or how to improve and transform your organisation, then this is for you!

Our Approach


  • Connector.

    Discovery Workshop

    This is where we get to know your business and what the challenges & opportunities are. It’s a ‘warts and all’ look under the bonnet of what you do, how you do it and why. We’ll explore things like the organisational structure, how you generate and report management information, and financial reporting. We’ll also dig into your marketing strategy, the sales process, and examine key performance indicators like customer churn and complaints.

  • Connector.

    Business Modelling

    Using the Business Model Canvas, we’ll map the business as it currently operates. This is a process that should involve a diverse group of people from across the organisation. It’s not just something that ‘the management’ should do, as often they don’t know what really happens anyway.

  • Connector.

    Innovation

    Once we’ve mapped the current business model, then we can start innovating. There are a number of methods we use for this, all of which are designed to help you think differently about what you do and to challenge the status quo. We’ll then map the new business model and test it.

  • Connector.

    Implementation

    We won’t write a report and leave you to get on with it. Instead, our approach is to help you to finalise the plan then roll it out across the business. Often our Growth team get involved at this stage to help with the communications.

Over
0
Happy Clients
Cups of coffee
0
consumed
Over
0
Post-it Notes Used

We help businesses to thrive.


Our clients operate in a wide range of sectors including:

  • Construction
  • Technology
  • Financial Services
  • Professional Services
  • Leisure & hospitality
  • Social enterprises
  • Retail

We’ve also helped clients in education, local authorities, charities and social enterprises.

Keep up to date with what's going on at Ashton McGill

Subscribe to get our latest content by email.

Powered by ConvertKit