I am experienced in running business growth seminars for CEO’s, business owners and senior executives. These programs can be run as a complete business growth seminar program over 5 days, or they can be run as stand-alone sessions of 2 hours, 4 hours or a full day with topics based on the audience’s needs.
Common topics include:
The complete business growth seminar program that I teach in full is 5 days. The 5 day course is a very intensive course that runs for 50 hours (10 hour days).
I break the 5 day full program into the following 5 core topics (each of which takes 1 day in total):
How do I recruit retain and lead the best people, what are our company core values, employee feedback, performance vs. core values employee analysis, performance related discussions and key metrics.
How do I ensure that: the organisation is systemised, measuring the right things, communicating effectively internally, and running effectively and efficiently to hit our strategic goals.
Business finance basics, cashflow measurement and improvement, labour productivity, Profitability analysis and improvement.
Unique Selling Proposition, landing strategic customers, obtaining customer feedback.
How do I ensure that our business is aligned and on the same page, focussed on the things that matter, and structured for continual improvement.
Below is a general list of management training topics that I have taught to various groups of managers and business owners which will be highly tailored for the particular audience:
How productive are the employees in my business? Is our business becoming more productive or less productive?
How to dramatically grow the cash flow and profitability in your business
Understanding financial statements and reverse budgeting
Sales management principles to lead a high performing sales team
The power of weekly company metrics, communication rhythms and priorities in executing your strategy
How to get and maintain organisational alignment
Customer & Employee Data
Psychological Strength and mindset in leading high growth businesses
Please contact us for a tailored proposal for keynote speaking at your next business seminar.
Steve isn’t just another strategy consultant. It’s like a discussion of everything he has ever read and learned, tried and tested through practice with an acknowledgement that your business has its own set of intricacies. We learn from our mistakes as much as our successes and Steve is humble enough to admit he has learnt from both. He talks from experience and that’s why I listen with trusting ears.
The very first day Steve ran a strategy session for the company he helped us achieve more alignment amongst our management team than we have ever had before. He helped us implement systems for accountability and focus that enabled us to have our most profitable quarter ever and to improve sustainability within the company. Steve is able to ask the tough questions and get straight to dealing with core issues.
I have known Steve for a number of years in different capacities. When I needed strategic guidance Steve was the first person that came to mind. He is a clear thinker who was able to assist me elucidate my commercial goals and objectives. Steve manages to eliminate the “outside noise” and facilitated the creation of my plan and roadmap in a practical and effective way.
I’ve seen Steve McLeod from Courage for Profit in action for over a year now. His business knowledge and delivery of strategy is first class. Steve also has an analytical business mind. From these seminars we approached Steve to work with us in our business Nieuvision. Steve is now conducting our annual strategy day and quarterly strategy days in addition we requested his expertise in assisting us on our advisory board. If you have a strong desire to align you business, grow your business to the next level and make sure you are keeping the business on the right path, I would highly encourage using Courage for Profit.
I was lucky enough to have steve as a mentor…and the wealth of knowledge he imparted to me during this time was once in a lifetime. Steve has a way of guiding each entrepreneur to truly be inspired to achieve more than they could imagine through implementing his simplified tools which led him to his own business success. Steve is so passionate about sharing his keys to success.
Since we completed the strategic planning process with Steve, there has been an immediate and noticeable improvement in communication and alignment in our senior team. We have seen action on growth opportunities we just never got around to previously. Steve has a knack of breaking down and reverse engineering success, regardless of the type of business.