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.
Thanks for a fantastic afternoon of learning at our recent retreat. Everyone present walked away with a better understanding of their businesses and a bag full of practical actions to implement within them.
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.
We have known Steve for many years now and his passion, commitment and drive is second to none. He always goes the extra mile and genuinely cares about the success of our business. Recently we attended a workshop with Steve to discuss growing our business for the purposes of selling for the best price. We walked away feeling very motivated and inspired. The level of professionalism and constructive advice was first class. I would recommend Steve and Courage for Profit to anyone.
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.
Steve is an amazing mentor! He was incredibly generous when I was going through some major business challenges with the buyout of a business partner, subsequent growth and eventually the sale of the business. Steve helped me identify the top key areas to focus which have had dramatic effects on the bottom line. One change implemented after a session with Steve resulted in a 15% increase in gross profit. I cannot recommend Steve more highly and hope to use his services in future businesses.
Steve recently ran a Strategy Day for our leadership team. I cannot think of a better person to have helped our leadership team establish goals, actions, accountabilities and most importantly achieved alignment. Importantly Steve ensured that we implemented our actions following the Strategy Day so it was not just another bottom draw planning document as so many other companies do. With his enthusiasm and firsthand experience as a CEO of a high growth business to share, I would highly recommend Steve if you want to rapidly grow your business.