WHAT TO EXPECT:
Module 1: Strategic Planning (First Day)
Learn how to define your overall direction, competition, and focus.
Module 2: Business Model (First Day)
Learn how to create, deliver, and capture value.
Module: 3 Marketing Planning (Second Day)
Learn how to market to stakeholders (go-to-market), manage projects, track your performance.
Module: 4 Digital Technology Integration (Second Day)
Learn how to modernize your organization and make it more sustainable.
WHO NEEDS ORGANIZATION DESIGN
Organization design is for entrepreneurs, business managers, business owners, and private equity firms seeking to strategically innovate at the organizational level, not just at the product, department, or team level.
Organization design is for startups seeking to launch and grow their organization, fast-growing organizations seeking to manage their growth, mature organizations seeking to innovate, and declining (or distressed) organizations seeking to turn things around.
WHY IS ORGANIZATION DESIGN IMPORTANT
Organization Design helps you better predict and improve performance. Performance targets may be related to innovation, operations, stakeholders, financials, or any other key performance area you choose. Also, sustainable profitability does not happen by accident. Sustainable profits are planned. Or as we prefer to say, sustainable profits are designed.
Save your spot here in the Organization Design Workshop with Ujamaa Solutions, December 2 -3, 2017 in Atlanta, GA.
Digital is disrupting every industry and changing the landscapes for everyone involved.
In August 2017, digital technology giant, Amazon.com Inc., acquired Whole Foods for $13.7 billion dollars. Affectionately known as “Whole Paycheck”, Amazon delivered on its promise of reducing Whole Foods prices by as much as 43% almost immediately after the closing of the deal.
According to research firm, Thasos Group, and The Wall Street Journal, Whole Foods has seen a boost in foot traffic to their brick and mortars (up 17% YOY) as well as an increase in sales of its private label, 365 Everyday Value, through Amazon.com ($1.6 million in the first month).
Some of the largest grocers felt the impact of Amazon’s purchase and price cuts. Once loyal customers of large retailers like Wal-Mart, Kroger, and Costco defected to Whole Foods in its first week of reduced prices. Wal-Mart took the largest hit, with 24% of Whole Foods new customers coming from the low cost leader, according to data from Thasos Group.
So what does this mean and why should we take notice?
We are experiencing a critical time in this economy. The landscapes are changing rapidly and digital technology is making it possible for anyone with intellectual capital to create wealth and deliver value.
Digital technology is transforming our economy and every industry from media to healthcare is being affected. The grocery industry is not immune to this shift.
Entrepreneurs and business owners, who want to survive in this new economy, should be thinking digital - integrating it into their culture, strategy, and organization. Businesses that do not take advantage of this shift will inevitably be left behind.
How do you think digital disruption affects your organization? Is it a threat or is it an opportunity?
Contact us if you are interested in creating a digital strategy for your organization.
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