Operational and Management Support to help build sustainable and scalable companies
Our strategic, adaptive, and solutions-focused services address the complexity and challenges of varied sectors, early-stage, growth-driven, organizational structures, mission and model.
Strategic Assessment Project Management Evaluation Strategies and Tools
Earned-Income Strategies Knowledge & Information Services Engagement and Learning
Key components to Establish organizational durability
Collaborative, actionable, cross-sector – what works, what doesn’t
Goals, Resources and Constraints
Determine strategic needs, a market mapping and landscape analysis :
Evaluate Market Opportunities in competitive landscapes,
Identify and exploit strategic opportunities, issues and trends that can be leveraged into new service offerings
Project Roadmap: Identify roadblocks, constraints, solutions
Overall project design & implementation steps: organizational assessment, budgeting & resource management;
Identify roadblocks & constraints;
Data collection & analysis,
Communication & training
Lead, manage, and drive vision and strategy for the organization’s project and programming functions
Advocacy, collaboration, research, investor engagement, marketing systems;
Engage client teams towards strong, positive, effective outcomes tailored towards project objectives & the enterprise culture
Oversee development of the workplan
Strengthen partnerships to maximize impact
Social Impact Business Models
•Understand the unique considerations of how to create financial value while delivering a product or service to underserved populations.
•Understand the unique considerations for building a business model and analyzing a value chain in the social sector? Is it sustainable, is there a customer base?
•Entrepreneurial organization processes: map customer journey, develop Leadership strategies, guidelines for working with mentors, preferred practices for pursuing collaborations & alliances, technology solutions to streamline operational processes
Partnership, Collaborations, Strategic Alliances
Which is best for you?
What will it take for this to be a successful collaborative process?
• Map the Customer Journey: A Roadmap for effective collaboration Guidelines and Proven Practices
Key elements of Successful Partnerships –What to look for
• Determine Strategic Needs
• Which peers might make strong potential partners
• Implementation challenges– what to look for
• Setting the Ground Rules
• Governance, Structure, Coordination and Funding
• Create a playbook that partners are delivered when they ink a deal
Evaluation Strategies and Tools
Know what you’re trying to achieve, where you’re going and the flexibility to adapt
Lean Data Approach to Monitoring and Evaluation
Why is this Unique?
“Provide clients with the tools to understand and quantify the value they create”
How are insights from quantitative & qualitative data are applied to create greater impact.
Bottom-Up Customer Accountability vs. traditional top-down compliance
Customer-Centric — encourages response and customer engagement
• Apply new technologies to best practices
• Compare data among institutions
• Discover and compare proven practices
Social Impact Analysis
Techniques & approaches towards measuring & analyzing social impact
Social Impact Monitoring and Evaluation
What is the impact are you striving for?
Key indicators to assess the value and worth of program?
Metrics? Measurement approaches?
Are outcomes clearly defined?
Evaluate Earned-Income Strategies
Evaluate the feasibility of earned income as a significant, new revenue source.
•The size and scope of the potential market
•The competitive strengths and weaknesses
•Organizational and staffing issues
•An appropriate financial model
Knowledge and Information Services
Is your firm’s strategic knowledge findable? Do staff readily share information and knowledge?
Do staff tend to work in silos as the firm has grown and evolved?
Is a Central Portal or Intranet is available?
Let us demonstrate the benefits of simple, effective techniques to break down information sharing barriers
To make new connections, connect the dots, and build bridges among all initiatives and communities
How is your organization leveraging its institutional knowledge?
• Are you losing valuable institutional knowledge with frequent staff transitions
• Are you making decisions based on complete information
• Are Staff recreating work others have done
• Are staff fully informed on developments and events, are they consistent in speaking about the company?
Opportunities for Engagement & Learning
How will you explain your conceptual ideas, innovative approaches
• Social collaboration strategies, platforms and tools to connect the dots and people
•Design & implement workshops, trainings, and presentations & conferences
•Instructional design Tools & Curriculum for online trainings
•Online surveys and interview protocols, assessment tools, data collection, interpret results
Knowledge for Impact provides business & management expertise towards expanding, measuring, and leveraging key opportunities in the social change ecosystem.