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Nick W. | Elance
 
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Nick W.

Expert in business planning and strategy
   Australia
  |   Toowong, Queensland
  |  11:53 am Local Time

Overview

I help leaders, managers and business owners make better decisions (i.e. faster, less risky, and more profitable).

I have 20 years experience in business planning and strategy including hands on experience as a business director, owner and CEO.

Scored in the 98th percentile in the Elane Business Strategy test.

I have a strong working knowledge across the Retail, Logistics, Professional Services industries, and specialist knowledge in the I.T, and Mobile Communication Sectors.

My corporate experience includes global companies such as...

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Business Strategy Test
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Cash Flow Management
Business Acquisition
Concept Ideation
New Product Ideation
Turn Around Management
Business Sale
Lean Thinking
Ideas Development

Service Description

Interim Management

Use my experience to strengthen or mentor an existing team, either in a coaching, project management or QA role.

Solve specific problems and issues

As a trained facilitator I can either work with you 1-2-1 or in a group to help you create practical solutions for a wide range of business challenges.

Business planning

I can work with you or your team to create a fast, professional and realistic business plan. My planning experience ranges from micro business start-ups to multi-million dollar new product and business launches.

Full end to end service including Executive Summary, Market Analysis, Competitor Analysis, SWOT, Risk & Opportunities, Sensitivity analysis. Financials Cash-flow, Profit and Loss and Balance Sheet, NPV, ROI and Break Even.

I can also write and create audio visual presentations for investors or executive presentations.

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Employment

Beta-Hub
Director, Co-Founder
2012 - Present
Beta-Hub supports businesses and entrepreneurs with a range of services from idea to exit.
CCIQ
Executive General Manager
2010 - 2010
Key Achievements Led the development of a game changing strategy involving the entire company in a structured innovation and collaborative change program Initiated and led the design and...
CCIQ
General Manager Operations
2008 - 2010
Key Achievements Managed and delivered annual cost savings of $2Mn+ through the implementation of Program Management Used Agile methods to lead and managed the implementation of a corporate wide...
Wexner
Co founder and Director
2002 - 2008
Sold Company to Avisen Plc in January 2009 Grew revenues to $5mn in 3 years Worked with CXO and Executives in FTSE100 companies to deliver sustained improvement in performance. Designed led and...
Whitbread Plc
Financial Accounting Manager
1993 - 1995
Key Achievements Delivered day zero reporting for a pub estate of over 1,600 managed houses. Nick led and managed the team of 20 employees resulting in both job and process redesign....
Debenhams
Trainee Accountant
1990 - 1993

Education

Henley Business School
DMS
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Chartered Institute Of Management Accountants
ACMA
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Keywords

business planning
strategy
plan
investment appraisal
business modelling
new product launch
startup
coaching
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