If your company is poised and ready to scale then this day-long strategy workshop is for you. Presented by Mark Fornasiero of the Shirlaws Group, in conjunction with ACE Coworking, the day will be packed with strategies and tools you can put to work immediately in your business. Interactive, lively and superbly valuable, Shirlaws workshops are unlike any other. You will be surrounded by like-minded professional and entrepreneurs so come ready to work, participate, and open your mind to the possibilties in front of your business.
1-DAY SCALE-UP SCHOOL, JULY 17, 2018
WHAT IS SHIRLAWS?
Shirlaws is an international, boutique strategy consulting firm that works exclusively with private enterprise founders, CEOs, and senior leadership teams to drive growth in revenue, equity value and build great companies. They have been helping businesses around the world grow and prosper since 1999.
The workshop will be led by Mark Fornasiero, a founding partner of Shirlaws in Canada. Mark combines his expertise as an entrepreneur, business owner, and private investor with the very powerful Shirlaws IP-based approach to strategy to uncover the hidden assets in companies that drive growth.
WHAT IS THE SCALE-UP SCHOOL?
This workshop will be an active, strategy-development session targeted at companies that are poised for growth and ready to take their businesses to the next level. The Shirlaws approach to strategy is based in research and understanding the true drivers of commercial growth. It is IP-based and unlike anything you have experienced before.
You will learn:
- The predictable patterns of revenue growth every company goes through
- Why some businesses grow quickly and others get stuck
- Where and when to invest in your company to kick start growth
- How to speed up decision-making in your business and scale your operations
- The energetic blocks that get in the way of entrepreneurs and how to deal with them
WHO IS THE SCALE-UP SCHOOL FOR?
Business owners, CEOs and senior managers who want to learn how to grow their company quickly. Leadership teams are encouraged to attend as this will be an interactive workshop and a great chance to work on strategy in a collaborative environment.
WHAT WILL THE SCALE-UP SCHOOL COST?
The investment for the day is $150 per attendee. This includes workshop materials, coffee and lunch.
SCALE-UP SCHOOL CURRICULUM
Morning Session 1
- Learn how to develop a growth mindset
- Learn how to set a context for decision-making in your business
- Learn the one thing that holds every entrepreneur back from lasting commercial success
Morning Session 2
- Learn the real business cycle. Get a new perspective on where your company has been and learn what lies ahead
- Understand how to capacity plan so you can scale and invest for growth
Afternoon Session 1
- Learn the predictable patterns of growth for all companies
- Learn where companies get stuck on the revenue curve and why
- Learn where to invest in your business so you can grow and scale quickly
Afternoon Session 2
- Learn the difference between bottom-up and top-down growth
- Learn how to grow revenue quickly and build a brand-based business model
- Learn the 4 components of building your business’s brand and how to build a strategic position that allows for scalable growth