Programme Management Engineering integrated ESD solutions

Successfully scaling and integrating SMEs into the commercial supply chain requires careful coordination.

Programme Management
  • Programme set-up and initiation
  • Programme management and execution
  • Programme monitoring, reporting and evaluation

 

Activities are planned, prioritised and phased in a way that best manages both clients and SMEs through the transition:

  1. Initiation and scoping
    Ensures that the overall programme strategy, objectives, measurement and metrics align to the broader competitive context and strategic goals.
  2. Assessment and selection
    Aims to identify, assess and select high-growth potential SMEs for development. Due diligence ensures that only the highest calibre SMEs are selected.
  3. SME Growth Support
    Our leading practice BDS approach unlocks value and growth in selected SMEs. Qualified BDS specialists provide hands on guidance and support in overcoming growth constraints and achieve growth targets.
  4. Measurement and evaluation
    Aims to assess the overall performance of the programme as well as the net growth of each SME.

BENEFITS IN BRIEF

 

For the SME

  • enhanced due dilligence and pre-investment business development support
  • direct access to post-investment/ follow-on funding (incl. protection)
  • tailored growth strategy and growth implementation plan
  • business is procurement-ready and meets requirements at point of integration
  • industry networks and customer portfolio facilitate access to market


For the corporate

  • Strategic focus and value chain alignment
  • Seamless cross-functional communication, collaboration, continuation (procurement versus transformation)
  • Transformation/ ED
  • growth of high-potential enterprises and suppliers
  • increased share of active black- and black female-owned SME product and service providers
  • greater supplier diversity and fewer monopolies
  • effect broader industy impact and transformation
  • demonstrate corporate societal leadership and alignment to government priorities

  • Resource optimisations and clear and total accountability
  • Cost and timing efficiencies
  • Increased customer base
  • Enhanced profit growth and sustainability
  • Brand value and reputation with customers, industry and shareholders
  • Procurement/ Supply Chain
  • procurement-ready suppliers are available
  • new, sustainable suppliers are more efficiently integrated into the supply chain
  • improved effectiveness of the value chain (upstream and downstream)


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