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Gopinathan Thachappilly | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 1, 2014

Gopinathan Thachappilly

Business Consultant
   India
  |   Bangalore, Karnataka
  |  6:48 pm Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $50

Working closely with you, I can almost guarantee your business success (only God can eliminate that "almost!") Decades of training and practical experience underlie this claim (see bio data sheet under portfolio).

The first task is selecting the right business idea. I will work with you to research the market with a focus on changes in environment that generate new opportunities.

We will then work on converting the idea into a "business model," identifying key success issues and developing feasible and profitable strategies. A basically...

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Portfolio

Reviewed a news story likely to be of interest to construction companies of a...
Researched the product and its unique features and wrote a clear presentation of the...
Researched the significance of a specific professional service, relevant regulations...

Skills (3)

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Management Skills
Management Skills Test
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Content Writing
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Service Description

You might need support for doing a specific job such as market research or financial projections for your business plan. In such a context, I will try to develop a clear idea of your business model as a first step. A perspective based on the overall business model makes it easier to achieve desired goals even while doing smaller tasks.

Hence my first task will be to try to understand your business model and see the assigned task in the perspective of that model. I will try to do this through discussions with you. The time taken for such discussions can be minimized by doing it through e-mail, instead of through voice chats that invariably involve a lot of distracting elements and might also not be put on record for later refer back.

I discuss typical scenarios for common tasks and how I try to deliver results for you in all these. My background is also briefly related to the requirements of each such task.

BUSINESS PLANS: Sound business planning involves reviewing the business idea against emerging market and industry conditions. For example, it is easier to compete in a new industry where all companies are new and learning the issues involved rather than an older industry where there are a good number of large and established companies. I will try to work with you to find or refine the business idea that creates a difference from competitors. The idea also needs to be marketable; all inventive ideas might not be able to create a market demand.

Once a viable idea is...

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Employment

Self
Freelancer
1986 - Present
I have been a freelancer for nearly three decades now. In the process, I have developed the habit of understanding client expectations and doing my best to meet these.

Education

University of Kerala
Bachelor of Commerce
1957 - 1959

Keywords

business planning
marketing
business strategy
MIS
operations planning
financial planning
financial modeling
business model
market research
business start up
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