Pinpoint Management Consultants presents a series of free tasters, in advance of presenting practical introductory guides, aimed at adding value to business’ strategic thinking.

The tasters should be of interest to managing directors, newly promoted senior managers, newly appointed junior managers, supply chain managers, etc.

The complete course of 12 guides will be posted on the company’s website, pinpointmc.uk in the coming weeks. The 1st 4 tasters will be presented in November 2018 (in 2 half day sessions), at 259 Marine Rd Central, Morecambe LA4 4BJ (entrance adjacent to ‘Oasis’), (interested parties should contact info@pinpointmc.uk). Dates as defined below.

Taster to Guide 1 – Philosophies, and their use in aiding strategic thinking / decision-making. Date:

23rd November 2018; Time: 0900-1030

The Taster endeavours to provide attendees with an insight into:

  • Use of philosophies (examples).

  • Formalizing the process of strategic decision-making and explains the need for this.

  • Suggesting a tool to record how a key strategic decision is made.

  • Proposes a template for preparing a philosophy document.

  • Outlines document structure.

  • Outlines a typical Executive Summary

 

Taster to Guide 2 – Contract strategy or how to get the

best value from your supply chain. Date: 23rd November 2018; Time: 1130-1300

The Taster endeavours to provide attendees with an insight into:

  • What’s a contract in business? (overview).

  • Strategy outline illustrations.

  • Strategy considerations.

  • Example strategy models.

  • Strategy good practice.

 

Taster to Guide 3 – Process efficiency – maintaining

added value / keeping your business sharp. Date: 27th November 2018; Time: 0900-1030

The Taster endeavours to provide attendees with an insight into:

  • What is a Process?

  • Why are Processes important?

  • Process considerations.

  • Outline Process interrogation.

  • Process optimization examples.

 

Taster to Guide 4 – Interface Management or how to add transparency & avoid disconnects in your supply chain model. 27th November 2018; Time: 1130-1300

  • What is a Process?

  • What is an Interface?

  • Types of Interfaces (Examples)

  • Why should Interfaces be defined?

  • Types of Interfaces.

  • Types of data to be defined.

  • Outline Interface Matrix (Example).

  • Outline Interface Data Sheet (Example).

Feedback will be requested by taster attendees, to aid content improvement.

Additional dates should be available in February 2019 (watch this post).