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2010 12 07 L Cc 180 Company Profile V1.6

  1. 1. L-C Consulting fzeCompany Profile<br />
  2. 2. Summary<br />Our vision<br />Our mission<br />Domains of intervention<br />Internalgrowthprojects:<br />4.a Main focus<br />4.b Proposed scope of intervention<br />5. Externalgrowthprojects<br />5.a International joint venture: typical case<br /> 5.b The typicalCandidate profile<br /> 5.c Venture projectphasing<br /> 5.d Venture project: the criticalsteps<br /> 6.d Proposed scope of intervention<br />6. Our methodology:<br />6.a A 3-levelmethodology<br /> 6.b Securingour Customer through planning<br />7. Our 3 major assets<br />8. Our market:<br />8.a Our Customers<br /> 8.b Our geographicalcoverage<br />9. Our situation:<br />9.a Our legalstatus<br /> 9.b Our operationalreferences<br />10. To contact us<br />
  3. 3. 1. Our vision<br /><ul><li>To breed local knowledge,
  4. 4. Throughout the challenge of highadded-value projects.</li></li></ul><li>2. Our Mission<br />To provideourCustomers, with first-of-class consultancy services and advisory guidance in the followingdomains:<br />Program and Corporate Project Management<br />Knowledge and Complex System Engineering<br />Large ScaleIndustrialProjects<br />Change Management<br />
  5. 5. 3. Domains of intervention<br />L-C Consulting fzeis capable to intervene on bothinternaldevelopment and venture projects, such as:<br /><ul><li>Development:
  6. 6. Development of a new product, a new system,
  7. 7. Transfer of knowledge,
  8. 8. Refurbishing/restructuring of a former project,
  9. 9.
  10. 10. Venture:
  11. 11. Externalgrowthproject,
  12. 12. International joint venture,
  13. 13. Companyrestructuring,
  14. 14. Divestitureproject,
  15. 15. …</li></li></ul><li>4a. Internalgrowthprojects: main focus<br />L-C Consulting fzemain focus is to:<br /><ul><li>Identify, assess and secure,
  16. 16. Through relevant advice or action,
  17. 17. The major footholds of complex and large scaleindustrialprojects:
  18. 18. Complex, i-e implying:
  19. 19. Transfer of knowledge,
  20. 20. Significant system engineering and software developmentactivities, and
  21. 21. Relatedrisks,
  22. 22. Large scale, i-e implying:
  23. 23. Mass production activities, and
  24. 24. Relatedrisks.</li></li></ul><li>4b. Internalprojects: proposed scope of intervention<br /><ul><li>Assess the strategiccompetitiveness of the project;
  25. 25. Engineer/reengineer, structure/restructure the project:
  26. 26. Major requirements,
  27. 27. Key Performance Parameters,
  28. 28. Major interfaces,
  29. 29. Processmap,
  30. 30. Information system,
  31. 31. Project team and organization.
  32. 32. Manage a particularcritical phase of the project, in terms of:
  33. 33. Performances & quality,
  34. 34. Schedule,
  35. 35. Risks.
  36. 36. Organize and plan the project communication and reporting;
  37. 37. Organize and promotecontinuousimprovementprocess.</li></li></ul><li>5a. International joint venture: typical case<br />Local<br />Govt/Invest<br />European<br />Govt/Invest<br />Support<br />Support<br />Joint Venture Agreement<br />European<br />SME<br />Local<br />SME<br />Knowledge<br />$<br />R&D<br />Local projects:<br /><ul><li>UAE
  38. 38. GCC/MENA
  39. 39. East</li></ul>R&D<br />Local projects:<br /><ul><li>Europe
  40. 40. West</li></li></ul><li>5b. The typical Candidate profile<br />Small to medium size knowledge enterprise,<br />Owning and developing, through a strong and innovative R&D sector, a valid segment of technology dedicated to one, at least, of the following strategic sectors of activity:<br />Defense & homeland security,<br />Transports,<br />Energy (diversification),<br />Infrastructures,<br />ICT.<br />Committed to international development,<br />Looking for abroad medium/long term partnerships,<br />Open to structuring joint venture agreement:<br />a. In the UAE, and/or<br />b. In Europe, and/or<br />c. In a UAE Free Zone (Abu Dhabi, Dubaï, Ras Al Khaimah, …).<br />
  41. 41. 5c. Venture Project Phasing<br />Phase I<br />Phase II<br />Phase III<br />Phase IV<br />GO – NO GO<br />GO – NO GO<br />INITIATION<br />GO – NO GO<br />PLANNING<br />Strategic assessment<br />Interim project team<br />Scenarios proposals<br />Targets identification<br />Scenarios assessment<br /><ul><li>Feasibility
  42. 42. Risks/opportunities.</li></ul>Draft PMP<br />NEGOTIATION<br />Risk reduction<br />Detailed PMP:<br /><ul><li>Sponsorship
  43. 43. Scope
  44. 44. Objectives
  45. 45. Organization
  46. 46. Critical milestones
  47. 47. Resources
  48. 48. Reporting
  49. 49. Performance assessment
  50. 50. Closure conditions</li></ul>EXECUTION<br />Preliminary contact with potential partner (teaser => NDA)<br />Due diligences (=>audit report)<br />Business plan update<br />Financing plan<br />Negotiation with partner<br />Coming into force of the agreement<br />Transfer of ownership<br />Appointment of:<br /><ul><li>New governance
  51. 51. New management</li></ul>Approved PMP/BP<br />Appointment of project team<br />Approved budget.<br />Two intermediate GO-NO GO decisions:<br /><ul><li>NDA signature
  52. 52. Audit report approval</li></ul>Final review/approval:<br /><ul><li>Updated business plan
  53. 53. Draft agreements</li></ul>Official approval (if needed)<br />Approved Strategic Plan (draft BP)<br />Approved (feasible) scenarios<br />Recommendations from sponsor.<br /> L-C Consulting fze<br />
  54. 54. 5d. Venture project: the criticalsteps<br />L-C Consulting fzecontribution to the projectcanbeconsideredthroughout the followingcriticalsteps:<br /><ul><li>Earlyphasing;
  55. 55. Initiation;
  56. 56. Planning;
  57. 57. Negotiation; and/or eventually
  58. 58. Execution.</li></li></ul><li>5e. Venture: proposed scope of intervention<br />Consultancy services:<br />Opportunity/competitivenessstudies,<br />Feasibilitystudies,<br />Project phasing and planning (BP/PMP);<br />Brokerage services:<br />Assistance to local entrepreneur for identification of valuableEuropean Candidates (Portfolios),<br />Assistance and local support to entrepreneur for negotiations with selected Candidate;<br />Interim/change management.<br />
  59. 59. 6a. Our 3-levelmethodology<br />L-C Consulting fzeproposes 3 different (and consistant) levels of intervention:<br />Audit/survey:<br /><ul><li>Short (from 3 to 10 days),
  60. 60. Enables the consultant to identify and to assess the currentactualstatus of the project,
  61. 61. Concluded by an Audit Report, submitted to Customer formalapproval;</li></ul>Operational (or change) management of a particular phase of the project:<br /><ul><li>Kick-off,
  62. 62. Start-up,
  63. 63. Ramp-up,
  64. 64. Restructure;</li></ul>Operational support to the project team, in one or a few particular areas:<br /><ul><li>Training/coaching,
  65. 65. Reporting,
  66. 66. Dispute case; …</li></li></ul><li>6b. Securingour Customer through planning<br />Every intervention of L-C Consulting fze, isaccuratelydescribed in a formal management plan, submitted to formalapproval by the Customer. Such a document specifies:<br />The scope of the targeted intervention;<br />The objectives and the resultsexpected by the Customer;<br />The formaldelegationgranted to the Consultant (e-g.: access clearance towardsspecific locations, or informations), and the relatedreportingrequiredfromhim (or the consultancy team);<br />The expecteddeliverables:<br /><ul><li>Documentations to deliver,
  67. 67. Progress reports,
  68. 68. Key performance indicators,
  69. 69. Dashboards,
  70. 70. Training sessions; …</li></ul>The conditions of the final acceptanceof the resultbrought by the intervention.<br />
  71. 71. 7. Our three major assets<br />A strong operational background and proven experience in complex and large scale programs (mostly in the strategic domains of Defense & Homeland Security);<br />A deepknowledge of the recentdevelopments and strategic trends (such as: AD 2030 Plan) in the Gulf Countries local industry and university;<br />A solid set of personalethics, profoundlyrespectful of the Gulf Countries local values.<br />
  72. 72. 8a. Our Customers<br />L-C Consulting fzededicatesitscompetencies and experience in contributing to the success of the projectsendeavored by:<br />The Gulf Countriesgovernmentagencies;<br />The Gulf Countries local industrial groups;<br />The localsubsidiaries of international industrial groups.<br />
  73. 73. 8b. Our geographicalcoverage<br />L-C Consulting fzeis capable to intervene:<br />Either in the GCC area (preferably), or in Europe;<br />Either in English(preferably), or in French.<br />
  74. 74. 9a. Our legalstatus<br />L-C Consulting fze:<br /><ul><li>an independent consultant,
  75. 75. established on the Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone,
  76. 76. with offices in the RAK FTZ Business Development Center (Western Tower, Abu Dhabi Mall), in Abu Dhabi (U.A.E.).</li></li></ul><li>9b. Operationalreferences<br />
  77. 77. 10. To contact us<br />Address: L-C Consulting fze<br />P.O. Box 27471<br /> Abu Dhabi – U.A.E.<br />E-mail: l-cconsulting@rakfzbc.ae<br />Web site: www.l-cconsulting.com<br />Phone: + 971 (0)2 699 4785<br />Fax: + 971 (0)2 699 4848<br />Gsm: + 971 (0)50 617 1779<br />
  78. 78. Thankyou<br />