Shandong Gold and TMAC

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Management Consulting Template


BUSI 640


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Table of Contents


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(Finance; HR; IT/MIS; POM; Marketing; Other)


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Table 5 – Recommendation Detail # 4




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Table 5 – Recommendation Detail # 5




Appendices / Tables


REFERENCES

Notes regarding priority level

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Table 5 – Priority: HI= High (Extremely important, very critical); ME= Medium (important but not critical); LO=Low (needs to be done but not important and/or critical)

Table 2.1 – Analysis of Strategic Options




Option 1




Briefly Identify & Describe the Option






Benefits/ Advantages




Critical


Success


Factors




Threats/


Risks




Why is this your recommended Strategic Option?



Table 2.2 – Analysis of Strategic Options




Option 2




Briefly Identify & Describe the Option






Benefits/ Advantages




Critical


Success


Factors




Threats/


Risks




Why is this your recommended Strategic Option?

Table 2.3 – Analysis of Strategic Options




Option 3




Briefly Identify & Describe the Option






Benefits/ Advantages




Critical


Success


Factors




Threats/


Risks




Why is this your recommended Strategic Option?


NOT REQUIRED

Table 2A – Strategic Analysis – Stakeholder Positions on Strategic Options


Stakeholders and their positions:




Strategic


Option 1:




Strategic


Option 2:




Strategic


Option 3:




Stakeholder 1:




Stakeholder 2:




Stakeholder 3:




Stakeholder 4:




NOT REQUIRED

Table 2B – Strategic Analysis – Impact of Critical Issues on Strategic Options


Strategic Options & Their Critical Issues


Strategic Option #1


Strategic Option #2


Strategic Option #3


Finance










Marketing










Operations










IT










Human Resources









Table 3.1 – Critical Issues in the Context of Recommended Strategic Option – FINANCE


CRITICAL ISSUES




How is it manifested?


Why is it happening? Cause(s)?




1) Why Important? 2) Implications if not dealt with?


Finance


F1




F2




F3




F4




F5



Table 3.2 – Critical Issues in the Context of Recommended Strategic Option – HR


CRITICAL ISSUES




How is it manifested?




Why is it happening? Cause(s)?


Why Important? Implications if not dealt with?


Human


Resources


HR1




HR2




HR3




HR4




HR5



Table 3.3 – Critical Issues in the Context of Recommended Strategic Option – IT/MIS


CRITICAL ISSUES




How is it manifested?




Why is it happening? Cause(s)?


Why Important? Implications if not dealt with?


Info Tech


IT1




IT2




IT3




IT4




IT5



Table 3.4 – Critical Issues in the Context of Recommended Strategic Option – POM


CRITICAL ISSUES




How is it manifested?




Why is it happening? Cause(s)?


Why Important? Implications if not dealt with?


Operations


OP1




OP2




OP3




OP4




OP5



Table 3.5 – Critical Issues in the Context of Recommended Strategic Option – MARKETING


CRITICAL ISSUES




How is it manifested?




Why is it happening? Cause(s)?


Why Important? Implications if not dealt with?


Marketing


M1




M2




M3




M4




M5



NOT REQUIRED Table 3A – Vertical Causal Analysis

Description of Underlying Cause

(Common causes for multiple problems)

Critical Issue(s) Addressed

(as identified in Table 3)

Total

Frequency

Priority and Importance


Low


Med


High


1.




2.


3.


4.


5.


6.


7.


8.


9.


10

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Additional Issues or Insights which are critical to the success of the organization


OR will critically impact on the success of your recommended strategy

Table 3B – Development of What Need to Be Addressed Statements

1.

What Needs to Be Addressed


Implications if not Addressed


Opportunities if Addressed

2.

What Needs to Be Addressed




Implications if not Addressed


Opportunities if Addressed

3.

What Needs to Be Addressed




Implications if not Addressed


Opportunities if Addressed

4.

What Needs to Be Addressed


Implications if not Addressed


Opportunities if Addressed

5.

What Needs to Be Addressed




Implications if not Addressed


Opportunities if Addressed

6.

What Needs to Be Addressed




Implications if not Addressed


Opportunities if Addressed

Comment – Observations and Conclusions Regarding Diagnosis

Table 4.1 – Evaluation of Alternative Solutions & Recommendation


WNTBA Statement #1




Alternative #1


Pros


Cons


Alternative #2


(Note: Is there another major alternative?)


Pros




Cons




Recommendation & Rationale

Table 4.2 – Evaluation of Alternative Solutions & Recommendation


WNTBA Statement #2




Alternative #1


Pros


Cons


Alternative #2




Pros




Cons




Recommendation & Rationale

Table 4.3 – Evaluation of Alternative Solutions & Recommendation


WNTBA Statement #3




Alternative #1


Pros


Cons


Alternative #2




Pros




Cons




Recommendation & Rationale

Table 4.4 – Evaluation of Alternative Solutions & Recommendation


WNTBA Statement #4




Alternative #1


Pros


Cons


Alternative #2


(Note: Is there another major alternative?)


Pros




Cons




Recommendation & Rationale

Table 4.5 – Evaluation of Alternative Solutions & Recommendation


WNTBA Statement #5




Alternative #1


Pros


Cons


Alternative #2




Pros


Cons


Recommendation & Rationale

Table 4.6 – Evaluation of Alternative Solutions & Recommendation


WNTBA Statement #6




Alternative #1


Pros


Cons


Alternative #2




Pros


Cons


Recommendation & Rationale

Table 5 – Recommendation Detail


Recommendations & ST = 0 to 3 months, MT = 3 to 9 months


Supporting Detail LT = 9 to 15 months, Immediate – 0 to 15 days

Timing


Priority


(See Note to the Marker)


Rec #1




Rec #1 – Critical Success Factors & Risks to be Managed


Rec #2




Rec #2 – Critical Success Factors & Risks to be Managed

Table 5 – Recommendation Detail


Recommendations & ST = 0 to 3 months, MT = 3 to 9 months


Supporting Detail LT = 9 to 15 months, Immediate – 0 to 10 days


Timing


Priority


Rec #3




Rec #3 – Critical Success Factors & Risks to be Managed


Rec #4




Rec #4 – Critical Success Factors & Risks to be Managed

Table 5 – Recommendation Detail


Recommendations & ST = 0 to 3 months, MT = 3 to 9 months


Supporting Detail LT = 9 to 15 months, Immediate – 0 to 10 days


Timing


Priority


Rec #5




Rec #5 – Critical Success Factors & Risks to be Managed


Rec #6




Rec #6 – Critical Success Factors & Risks to be Managed

OPTIONAL Table 1 – A SWOT+ Data Gathering Table (STRATEGY)




Strategy




Strengths/ Positives


INT




Opportunities


EXT




Threats


EXT




Problems/


Challenges/ Weaknesses


INT



OPTIONAL Table 1.1 – A SWOT+ Data Gathering Table (FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT)




Finance




Strengths/ Positives


INT




Opportunities


EXT




Threats


EXT




Problems/


Challenges/ Weaknesses


INT



OPTIONAL Table 1.2 – A SWOT+ Data Gathering Table (HR MANAGEMENT)




Human Resources




Strengths/ Positives


INT




Opportunities


EXT




Threats


EXT




Problems/


Challenges/ Weaknesses


INT



OPTIONAL Table 1.3 – A SWOT+ Data Gathering Table (IT/MGT INFO SYSTEMS)




Information Technology




Strengths/ Positives


INT




Opportunities


EXT




Threats


EXT




Problems/


Challenges/ Weaknesses


INT



OPTIONAL Table 1.4 – A SWOT+ Data Gathering Table (PRODUCTION OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT)




Operations




Strengths/ Positives


INT




Opportunities


EXT




Threats


EXT




Problems/


Challenges/ Weaknesses


INT



OPTIONAL Table 1.5 – A SWOT+ Data Gathering Table (MARKETING MANAGEMENT)




Marketing




Strengths/ Positives


INT




Opportunities


EXT




Threats


EXT




Problems/


Challenges/ Weaknesses


INT



Table 1.6 The Five Forces of Competition in the Industry

Rivalry among Competing Sellers

·

Potential Entry of New Competitors

·

Competitive Pressures from Substitute Products

·

Competitive Pressures from Supplier Bargaining Power and Supplier-Seller Collaboration

·

Competitive Pressures from Seller-Buyer Collaboration and Bargaining

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NOT REQUIRED Table 1.7 Industry Key Success Factors

Technological related

·

Operations related

·

Distribution related

·

Marketing related

·

Skills related

·

Organizational capacity

·

Other

·

NOT REQUIRED Table 1.8 Industry Prospects and Overall Attractiveness

Factors making the industry attractive

·

Factors making the industry unattractive

·

Special industry issues/problems

·

Profit outlook

·

Table 1.9 The Business Environment




Opportunities


Threats


Political


Economic


Societal/Cultural


Technological

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