Public Programs

DGR runs public programs on how to develop strategic and business plans. These programs include:

Hands on Intensive Workshop

A face-to-face hands on workshop where you will gain:

        • DGR’s innovative framework for creating strategic and business plans;
        • insight about the best ways to bring money into plans;
        • tools to swiftly develop results-oriented objectives that create a powerful framework for the plan;
        • insights into developing aligned and practical performance indicators;
        • strategic choices about positioning a business group or business area;
        • strategies to tailor planning to different time or monetary constraints;
        • powerful techniques to analyse and improve stakeholder relationships; and
        • sophisticated ways to bring risk management within plans.

Participants learn about the techniques using case studies. Each workshop includes a substantial component where participants apply their learning in their own organisation context. In addition, the program enables participants to raise and explore together broader change management implications.

Step-By-Step Workbook + Templates

Gain access to the tools, templates and techniques that Mary Duckett and Bryan O’Connor use in their private consulting practice with clients.

Packaged in an easy to read and easy to follow format, so you’ll know the strategic issues, as well as the exact practical steps to create strategic and business plans that provide blueprints for change.

Masterclass Coaching Calls with Mary and Bryan

Access follow-up Master Class teleconferences, where you can get together with your Program Facilitators and fellow participants.

You’ll be able to raise and resolve challenges in how to create and implement corporate and business plans in the workplace.

All the teleconferences are recorded, so you can review them anytime and from anyplace.

Unlimited Access to the Business Planning Membership Site and Community

Have you ever attended a workshop, been caught up in thinking about a particular point, and wished you could re-wind the tape, slow down, and absorb it in more detail? You can do exactly that in this program!

You have unlimited, free and exclusive access to the Business Planning Membership site, where you can see videos of all the program lessons, listen to audio downloads, watch bonus videos, and download any of the tools and templates.

You’ll be part of the Business Planning community where you can stay in touch with like-minded professionals implementing corporate, strategic and business plans.

 

In-house Capacity Building Programs

DGR can run tailored in-house programs for organisations on how to develop corporate, strategic and business plans. These programs include:

A face to face hands on workshop where you will gain:

      • DGR’s innovative framework for creating strategic and business plans;
      • insight about the best ways to bring money into plans;
      • tools to swiftly develop results-oriented objectives that create a powerful framework for the plan;
      • developing aligned and practical performance indicators;
      • strategic choices about positioning a business group or business area;
      • strategies to tailor planning to different time or monetary constraints;
      • powerful techniques to analyse and improve stakeholder relationships; and
      • sophisticated ways to bring risk management within plans.

Participants each receive a workshop workbook and handbook. The workbook includes copies of all slides and exercises. The handbook documents the content covered in the program and enables participants to review and reinforce their understandings after the program.

Participants leave the face to face workshop with substantial work completed on their plans. Participants can come from a single Branch, Division, across an agency, or from a cross portfolio initiative.

Following the workshop follow-up support is available to document and refine draft plans.

 

Business Planning Coaching Clinic

An initiative to provide tailored assistance to business planners or teams from agencies who have done work on their business plan and want expert feedback and assistance to improve the quality of their draft plan. Assistance can be provided to develop or review performance indicators; develop or review business objectives; review and change the level of detail in a plan; or answer any questions the team might have about business planning.

The clinic is conducted by Bryan O’Connor who refines and finalises business plans for organisations across Australia and New Zealand. Coaching clinic sessions are from one hour in length and can be conducted either face to face in your offices or by teleconference. Individuals and groups can consult at any stage of completion of their plan.

 

Consultancy Assistance to Develop Corporate and Business Plans

DGR designs and conducts tailored projects to develop corporate and business plans.

Our projects are designed to transform organisational performance and culture. We work flexibly with you to tailor our approach to your context. We are completely committed to engaging participants at all levels to develop plans that are aligned with each other and create blueprints for positive change.

We work collaboratively with you to develop reporting systems for plans that provide powerful overviews of execution, while minimising reporting time for business groups.