How we work

EPRAKT Consulting provides Customers with tailored solutions to make better informed decisions and help them achieve improved business outcomes. We work across the full spectrum of business functions – from strategic and business planning to process and people development to leadership development and coaching; and from SME’s to larger Corporate organisations.

EPRAKT Consulting actually delivers results for our Customers. The consulting services list below will give you an idea of the types of services we provide, from top down strategy to bottom up implementation.

STRATEGIC CAPABILITY

Strategic & Business Planning

Sustainable competitive advantage is achieved through the strategic application of your organisation’s mission and vision through well-documented and governed business plans. EPRAKT can call on The One Page Business Plan methodology and tools to provide simple, structured and sustainable plans.

EPRAKT reviews your business model to pinpoint gaps between your strategy and your execution plans.

Organisational Design & Change

Top organisations link delivery of strategy to their organisation structure.

EPRAKT connects structure and your corporate values to requisite core competencies,  processes and metrics. EPRAKT then facilitates change programs to deliver alignment of these elements.

Leadership Development and Coaching

Excellent leadership facilitates the execution of strategy. Leadership competencies include a passion for outcomes, building capability and engaging people for the challenge.

EPRAKT support key leaders through mentoring, executive coaching, individual & team leadership development. EPRAKT’s consultants are accredited to utilise Human Synergistics’ powerful & popular Lifestyle Inventory™ (LSI) & Group Styles Inventory™ (GSI) tools to enhance executive coaching outcomes.

Program Governance & Project Management

Effective business programs involve rigour in the scoping,  initiating, planning, executing, controlling and reviewing the work of a team to achieve specific success criteria.

EPRAKT can design and facilitate execution programs and play a hands on or supportive role in the delivery of your project.

GO TO MARKET

Market Segmentation Analysis

EPRAKT focuses on both market and customer segmentation and will support you with the development and deployment of a clear Go To Market approach aligned to your strategic plans.

Your value proposition connects what the customer values and what you get paid for.

Brand Strategy for Competitive Advantage

Brand positioning is essential for differentiation of offer and building brand equity. So sustaining competitive advantage through brand positioning can be a complex process,  particularly in the context of increasing competition in an increasing digital world.

EPRAKT works with our clients to create a unique selling proposition that forms the basis of the Customer Promise.

Growth & Margin Improvement

Knowing how to identify growth and margin improvement opportunities among your product, customer and market groups unlocks that potential.

The EPRAKT approach identifies these opportunities through deep analysis and then prioritises options them based on impact on profitability.

Sales and Marketing Competency Development

Covers a wide area of skills and abilities, recognising the key aspects of relationship building and trust, understanding best practice selling and their ten commandments, how to add value and develop a strategic partnership with your customers, the principles and deployment of smart price realisation and brand management to name but a few.

OPERATIONAL DELIVERY

Supply Chain Optimisation

Being able to match market demand to supply and ensuring the right product is produced and delivered to plan will delight your customers.

Importantly, this requires coordination and collaboration with suppliers, intermediaries, third-party service providers, and customers.

The EPRAKT approach maximises value across the supply chain using a range of strategically critical methodologies.

Business Process Transformation

Customers need solutions not necessarily specific products or services, so business transformation needs to be aligned with Customer need. Getting the right strategic vision is critical.

EPRAKT understands this and ensures that success is measurable and an holistic view of the process  is driven by appropriate lag and lead indicators.

OHS & Quality Compliance Audit

With over 250 years’ operational management experience,  EPRAKT consultants have worked with internationally acclaimed safety organisations. We have a deep understanding of the application of safety principles, from management commitment through safety goals and behavioural auditing,  incident investigation,  and reporting.

The EPRAKT approach identifies gaps in your safety system and then supports the development to leading practice levels through coaching and assisted implementation.

Business Evaluation and Due Diligence

Business leaders often find themselves stuck between operating a well-tuned business and the creation of shareholder value and associated exit strategies.

EPRAKT can guide your organisation down the pathway to the decision to sell or optimise,  and the can advise on the level of project diligence and front-end effort needed to get there.