DirectTech Solutions delivers
management consulting solutions to business
owners, managers and entrepreneurs to help them achieve higher levels of
performance in their business.
Based in Montreal, our professional,
experienced consultants have worked with clients across Canada and
around the world.
Each consulting project is adapted to the
particular needs and priorities
of the specific client, but we have developed some proven
consulting methodologies and approaches that we usually apply to
arrive at solutions.
These consulting approaches have
delivered value through improved performance and profitability for
many different clients.
Strategy and Business Plans
Our approach to strategic business plans has been developed from a consolidation of best
practices and our
extensive experience as entrepreneurs and consultants.
The approach to each consulting mandate
is adapted to the needs of each client.
But we have
consistently found that the greatest value from
preparing a business plan lies in the
and analysis process itself, not in
the final document.
- Our Approach
"It's the process, not the
The greatest value of a professional business plan is in the process of involving your management
team in a thorough examination of your business -
the business model or concept, its purpose, its strategies
and its plans for all the operational requirements to ensure
Aside from the completed Business Plan
document, all the key players will be more knowledgeable of
the issues, the opportunities, the risks, and the alternatives
considered, and therefore be more committed and
capable of contributing to the expected results for growth and
profit in the plan.
Our approach is a
described in our recommended guideline to the layout and content for developing an
effective Business Plan. It is a consolidation of best practices, based on
our consulting and
management experience plus input from a number of professional resources.
But it must be adapted to your specific business
requirements, your objectives in doing the plan and to the intended
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A Strategic Needs Assessment and Performance Review of
your business by an experienced, objective professional resource.
With this comprehensive business
diagnostic, we assess your market conditions, competition, organisational strengths and
weaknesses, and product and service offerings. We will consider feedback from
customers and employees to evaluate performance and productivity.
Financial performance will be analyzed and
compared to relevant benchmarks to identify priorities for
improved profitability and cash flow. Together we will
a strategic action plan for betterperformance in the future.
The CAP™ exercise is an important strategic starting point for the direction of
your marketing communications programs.
It is a process developed by our consultant Lp Camozzi to capture
your Collective Advertising Personality. Through consultation with your management
team we will arrive at consensus on a clear and consistent definition of your key
marketing objectives - who you should talk to, what you should say, and how you should say
We have also developed
a comprehensive service package that includes all the elements to
take your product to commercial success:
- Strategy development.
Business plans and financial solutions.
- Marketing strategy and
- Product positioning.
Branding. Corporate identity.
- Marketing communications
- Selecting sales and distribution
- Initial advertising and
- Commercial launch and
then growing sales.
Our consultants have helped many businesses
in traditional manufacturing and distribution businesses to take
advantage of the Web.
Getting the results you want begins with a
strategic plan for the Web to increase sales, reduce costs,
improve customer service and enhance your corporate image.
Followed by an action plan and project management support to
implement the most appropriate Internet technologies.
We would be pleased to discuss any of our
services with you to determine how we may be able to help you
achieve better results.
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