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How to Write a Compelling Business Proposal Enterprenuership Financial Planning Strategy 

How to Write a Compelling Business Proposal

In order to get stakeholders or management to approve your project, you will need to build a business case to demonstrate why the project is needed and what the benefits of the project will be when it is finished. The reasons and benefits of your project may seem perfectly obvious to you and others who are intimately involved with it, but to stakeholders and other decision makers it may not be so obvious. A well prepared business case can help your project standout in the crowded field of everything that is…

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Project Management And The Art Of War PMP Project Management Strategy 

Project Management And The Art Of War

Sun Tzu’s “The Art of War” is known as one of the most respected treatises on military strategy in history. The manuscript was written around 475 -221 B.C.E. But the Art of War deals with more than just military strategy; it also addresses issues of leadership, management skills, decision making and team building, which the modern Project Manager would do well to study. In this article I will present the teachings of this great military tactician and offer my interpretations as they pertain to the realm of project management. Sun Tzu:“The power…

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Recognizing Improvement Opportunities within Business Processes BPI Business Process Improvement Business Processes Process Improvement Strategy 

Recognizing Improvement Opportunities within Business Processes

Businesses by definition are incorporated to generate value for their stakeholders and maximize profits for their owners. However their ability to generate profits are predicated on both internal and market factors. External market forces, such as new competitor, advent of new technologies, changes in the prices of raw materials etc. are largely decided by factors out of the business’ control. What the business owners do control are the productivity and efficiency of the organizations internal business processes. Higher business process efficiency equates to a better utilization of the organizations limited…

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From Concept to Commercialization Business Processes Enterprenuership Financial Planning Strategy 

From Concept to Commercialization

 We hear so many stories about a college drop-outs starting a business in their parent’s garage and eventually transforming their ideas into a multi-billion dollar conglomerate. Although all of us entrepreneurs hope to be the next Bills Gates, Wall Street Journal says almost 3 out of 4 startups fail. There are many reasons for this statistic. I firmly attribute most of these failures to lack of thorough analysis of the concept and creating a solid business plans. So what is a motivated individual with ambitions of making it as an…

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