Business Consulting Services

If, as a business owner, too much of your time is being spent on non-core business activities it's probably time to ask the question - does your business need to hire some business consulting services? 


Statistics show that most business owners find it difficult to delegate tasks. Many are hands-on types that prefer to be involved in every aspect of their business. In the startup and early growth phase of a business, being a jack-of-all-trades is often necessary due to financial or other constraints. However, as a business matures there are many needs of a temporary nature that are better served by experts in the discipline. 


Business owners hire consultants as a cost-effective way to bridge a gap in knowledge and skills within their company, or a as a way to bring a fresh, objective, and professional perspective to the company. 


This is where we come in!


The Cobalt Group wants to help you build a strong and successful business. Whether you are just starting out or already well established, you make decisions about your business every day. We offer Business Consulting and Leadership Development Services to help businesses and their leaders at every stage.
 

The Cobalt Group will accompany you throughout your business lifecycle, offering objective, practical and results-driven services and advice. Our solutions are designed and customized to provide you and your people with the knowledge and tools necessary to manage all aspects of your business and do so confidently.
 

It doesn't matter what stage your business is at, if you are looking for, or already experiencing, rapid growth, The Cobalt Group can help you. 


Our consultants have hundreds of years of combined business and leadership experience, and are eager to see you succeed. 


Below are just some of the business consulting services we offer to help you. Contact us to learn more!

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Business Strategy & Planning

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 We provide a wide range of services aimed at evaluating and supporting the your company’s business strategy. The services include, but are not limited to:

  

  • Business Plan Development
     
  • Business Capabilities Analysis
     
  • Business Intelligence, 


  • Business Operations
     
  • Branding
     
  • Competitive Landscape and Analysis


  • Customer Intelligence


  • Employee Engagement


  • Ideal Customer Persona


  • Market Analysis


  • Performance Management


  • Profitability Analysis


  • Process Design and Efficiency
     
  • Strategic Alliances


  • Unique Value Proposition

     

New Business Growth

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 If only half of businesses survive more than five years and even less make it to 10, what’s the one thing you could do to ensure your company is sustainable? 


A growth strategy involves more than simply envisioning long-term success -- it requires a tangible plan.


These are just some of the things you'll need to consider to build that new growth plan. 


  • Competitive Assessment (QCA)
     
  • Competitive Intelligence (Black Hat)
     
  • Customer Requirements Assessment

 

  • Diversification


  • Market Penetration Strategy


  • Market Expansion and Development


  • Mergers and Acquisitions


  • Product Expansion Strategy


  • RFP & Proposal Support
     
  • Target Market Evaluation, Penetration, and Expansion

     

Business Operations Management

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 Operations includes the management of the inner workings of your business, the management of behind-the-scenes work, and the customer facing aspects of your business. 


  • Change Management


  • Customer Relationship Management


  • Customer Satisfaction Analysis


  • Operations Management


  • Organizational Change Management


  • Project Management


  • Risk Management


  • Workplace Safety

Human Capital Management

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  Your people are your most important asset. They enable you to succeed. Invest in them at all levels. Ensure that they know what their job is, have the right  tools to do the job, and the knowledge to use the tools to do their best at their job. Groom them, provide a career succession plan, and set them up to succeed. Build their trust and gain their loyalty. 


  • Adult Learning and Training


  • Building High Performance Teams


  • Employee Engagement


  • Hiring Strategies


  • Millennial Onboarding


  • Talent Management