Everything tagged “Strategy”

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    Be ready to replicate

    Be ready to replicate

    The International Centre for Social Franchising tackles the issue of scale; its mission is to help the most successful social impact projects replicate. Here at ICSF we speak to hundreds of projects about their potential to scale up their impact … Continued

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    SWOT Analysis

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      SWOT stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats. A SWOT analysis can be carried out for a specific project, organisation or even a whole sector. This analysis leads to a richer understanding of what the project or organisation can … Continued

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    Business Model Canvas

      The Business Model Canvas is a one page overview that lays out both what you do (or want to do), and how you go about doing it; enabling structured conversations around management and strategy by laying out the crucial … Continued

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    Building Partnerships Map

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      Many complex problems have several different yet related causes and effects – with several organisations from different sectors trying to solve things individually. With many organisations having limited resources, forming partnerships is a good approach to not only increase … Continued

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    Prototype Testing Plan

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      Prototyping is something we all do in our daily lives when we try out new things – from trying out new recipes while cooking to trying out different routes while going somewhere: it simply involves trying out an idea … Continued

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    Marketing Mix

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      ‘Marketing’ what you do doesn’t have to mean selling it. The Marketing Mix will help you do this, if that’s your goal, but it’s also useful for defining the different ways in which people might form opinions about your … Continued

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    Critical Tasks List

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      The Critical Tasks List is a way to ensure that what you set out to do is actually possible with the timeframe and budget you have available. This is useful when working alone, but becomes even more important when … Continued

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    Scaling Plan

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      Once a project or pilot has been successfully implemented, the next step is to build upon this success by sustaining and growing it further. Essentially this means extending the reach of your work to a bigger population. There are … Continued

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    Innovation Flowchart

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      The Innovation Flowchart gives a detailed overview of the various stages in an innovation process, listing the activities, requirements and goals of each stage. These include an overview of the different people, skills, activities and finances that a project … Continued