Corporate Strategic Planning
This service enables leadership teams with the tools, processes and capabilities they will need to develop a clear, cohesive 3-5 year business roadmap for growth and sustainability. Through a streamlined strategic planning process, businesses are guided through the analysis of data, identification of key issues & opportunities, development & prioritization of initiatives, and strategic allocation of resources.
Companies who need to develop mid- to long-term strategic plans triggered by significant business, market and organization conditions.
Large enterprises who need to transform its strategy planning approach into one that is a more rigorous, data-driven and comprehensive
Strong business and commercial lens to be leveraged in designing and facilitating strategy workshops
Proven streamlined methodology to develop most critical components in strategy development
Data driven approach utilizing Acumen’s proprietary Business Drivers Mapping tool, integrating both internal and external view
Ability to embed capabilities through Capability Building Practice
Deep, immersive and hands on approach to facilitate the necessary changes in paradigms and mindset that are part and parcel of the process
GUIDING PRINCIPLES FOR ROBUST STRATEGIC PLANNING
Internal + External
Current + Future
Brutal Facts + Deep Insights
Discipline and Rigor
Throughout the planning, internal data and insights are paired with external benchmarks and perspectives to yield innovative, informed ideas
Drill down on only key drivers of business
Prioritize few strategic initiatives based on key issues/opportunities
With a guided process incorporating divergence in ideas followed through by the stringent processing of outputs, Acumen’s approach enables businesses to make strategic choices, prioritize initiatives, and optimize the allocation of its limited resources.
Rich dialogue and respectful debates based on data
Broad participation to ensure early buy-in and seamless execution
Acumen’s approach involves representatives from across all departments, includes them throughout the process, and facilitates collaboration between and among offices, functions, and capabilities
Business units to Group / Holding
Departments / Functions to Total Company
Plans to Goals and Purpose
The resulting Strategic Plan will reflect logical and cohesive articulation of how all parts of the business or holding company will move towards a unified set of goals and strategies.
Assessment of your business’s current reality using:
Internal data to evaluate present and historical business health
External data to establish benchmarks and forecast the upcoming industry, category, regulatory, and consumer landscape
Proprietary Acumen Business Drivers Mapping methodology to objectively assess current reality
Summarization of key issues to address, opportunities to maximize, and strategic imperatives to plan against
Objectives and goals-setting followed by the development and prioritization of key strategies and plans in an iterative process
Embedding of strategic decision making and planning skills to ensure sustained implementation of the planning process