Strategy

 


Achieve the future you envision

Define a path forward with an eye to market dynamics, industry trends, and the unique factors affecting your business. We help you get clear on what you want to achieve, how you’re going to achieve it, and the variables that might help or hinder your success.

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Define current state

Scan the internal and external landscape to understand the market trajectory, identify unfulfilled needs, and target potential opportunities to differentiate your business. This exercise provides clarity and structure to your strategic planning conversations and creates a foundation for you to build upon.

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Identify challenges

Get honest about the risks, obstacles, and barriers to your long-term success — and how these might impact your strategic goals. Common challenges include economic, and technological disruption, along with cost management issues, and the impacts of increased competition or consolidation in your industry.

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Define future state

Set out a vision for where you want your business to go, what you hope to achieve, and the impact you hope to make your market. Mission and purpose statements, as well as your core values will play a key role in clarifying your path forward and helping you create actionable and achievable strategic goals.

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Build strategy plan

Lay the groundwork for how you’ll achieve what you’ve set out to accomplish. This process will ground your vision with clear priorities, a well-defined action plans, and key performance metrics to measure your progress. Your plan will ensure all your business activities serve the broader objective.

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Execute and measure

Put your strategic plan into motion, using your vision and action plan to guide your path forward. Continuously measure and monitor your progress to test assumptions, gauge whether your tactics are serving the greater strategic objectives — and identify opportunities to pivot and improve as necessary.


Private Enterprise Consulting

We specialize in end-to-end transformation and deliver the solutions and perspectives you need to reach your full potential. Our team doesn’t just help you adapt to change; together we’ll define and design the future of your business.  

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Trent Bester MBA

Senior Vice President, Consulting

Trent Bester, MBA, BComm., is Senior Vice President, Consulting, Aboriginal and Public Sector.

Trent is a member of the firm’s management team and leads the Consulting group in managing large-scale projects and designs solutions for complex business problems. He specializes in improving supply chain operations and has consulted on many areas of supply chain management, including strategic sourcing, procurement, maintenance, inventory management and operations process redesign.

Trent joined MNP in 2004 to lead the Management Consulting sector with a focus on key industry segments including energy and utilities, forestry, health care, financial services and manufacturing. Prior to this, Trent held numerous management positions in private industry including managing his own manufacturing company.

Trent earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Texas Christian University in 1985. He also holds a Bachelor of Commerce (BComm.) degree from Baylor University.

Mary Larson MBA, ICD.D

Leader, Consulting – Organizational Renewal

Yohaan Thommy PMP, LSSBB, CMC

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