Sub-Saharan Consulting Group (SSCG) Profile

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Sub-Saharan Consulting Group (SSCG) provides the resources, knowledge and infrastructural support vital for governments, companies and entrepreneurs to make the most use of emerging business opportunities in emerging economies such as Sub Saharan Africa. SSCG services ranges from market intelligent research and analysis, presentation, management consulting and advisory, enterprise capacity building and investment promotion management.

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Sub-Saharan Consulting Group (SSCG) Profile

  1. 1. Corporate Overview ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ March 2013 @2013SSCG Copyright The information contained herein is of a general nature and subject to change. Applicability of the information to specific situations should be determined through consultation with our advisers. For more information visit www.s-scg.com or contact us at info@s-scg.com
  2. 2. Content ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 1. SSCG At a Glance 2. Services 3. Market & Industries 4. Strategic Approach 5. Value Proposition 6. Corporate Citizenship @2013SSCG Copyright The information contained herein is of a general nature and subject to change. Applicability of the information to specific situations should be determined through consultation with our advisers. For more information visit www.s-scg.com or contact us at info@s-scg.com Helping you to do business in Africa and navigate market challenges, de-risk operations and strengthen value chains to increase efficiency. Providing you with focused perspective and analytics to enhance decision making, performance and growth.
  3. 3. Driving Growth through Innovation ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ @2013SSCG Copyright The information contained herein is of a general nature and subject to change. Applicability of the information to specific situations should be determined through consultation with our advisers. For more information visit www.s-scg.com or contact us at info@s-scg.com
  4. 4. SSCG At a Glance ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ SSCG is a global management and advisory firm that specialises in providing innovative and tailor-made market intelligence, enterprise development solutions, advisory and management consulting services to organisations and individuals seeking to explore and engage in business activities in Africa. @2013 SSCG Copyright The information contained herein is of a general nature and subject to change. Applicability of the information to specific situations should be determined through consultation with our advisers. For more information visit www.s-scg.com or contact us at info@s-scg.com
  5. 5. Vision & Mission ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ • Profit: Maximise return for our clients and shareholders, while being mindful of our overall responsibilities. • People: Create a great place to work, where people are inspired to be the best they can be and become solutions innovators • Partners: Nurturing a winning network of partners and building mutual loyalty • Social: Become a responsible global citizen that makes a difference in the community, for SMEs and entrepreneurs • Productivity: Be a highly effective, lean, innovative and fast-moving organisation @2013 SSCG Copyright The information contained herein is of a general nature and subject to change. Applicability of the information to specific situations should be determined through consultation with our advisers. For more information visit www.s-scg.com or contact us at info@s-scg.com
  6. 6. 1. Market & Industries Providing you with world class support and solutions, helping you to bridge operations, industry analytics and consumer data ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ @2013SSCG Copyright The information contained herein is of a general nature and subject to change. Applicability of the information to specific situations should be determined through consultation with our advisers. For more information visit www.s-scg.com or contact us at info@s-scg.com
  7. 7. African Market: A continent of both vast opportunities and significant risks for entrepreneurs, corporations and investors. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ @2013SSCG Copyright The information contained herein is of a general nature and subject to change. Applicability of the information to specific situations should be determined through consultation with our advisers. For more information visit www.s-scg.com or contact us at info@s-scg.com High international commodity prices Shift in global economy Progressive discovery of new resources. Underserved market Emerging consumers/middle class Sustainable economic growth (GDP) Technologies and innovation Labour market Increase inward FDIs Market /industry competitiveness Increase in spending capabilities Increase in consumer specification Development gaps Increase in globalisation and geopolitics Regulatory and fiscal policies Politicisation Economic volatility Disruptive innovation and technologies Safety and security Environmental accountability and CSR Increase in stakeholders expectations Growing population High unemployment Infrastructure gaps Inadequate infrastructure Corruption Cash-based economies Opportunities Issues
  8. 8. Industries of Focus ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ @2013SSCG Copyright The information contained herein is of a general nature and subject to change. Applicability of the information to specific situations should be determined through consultation with our advisers. For more information visit www.s-scg.com or contact us at info@s-scg.com Energy, Oil and Gas Telecoms, Media and Technology (TMT) Financial Services Retail and Consumer Services Public Sector Agriculture Industrial Products
  9. 9. 2. Services Providing you with world class support and solutions, helping you to bridge operations, knowledge and big data gaps ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ @2013SSCG Copyright The information contained herein is of a general nature and subject to change. Applicability of the information to specific situations should be determined through consultation with our advisers. For more information visit www.s-scg.com or contact us at info@s-scg.com
  10. 10. Research ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ How we can help you: • Conduct focused market investigation and due diligence. • Gain market analytics and better clarity. • Make informed decision making. • Optimize your business processes and linkages. • Navigate market complexities and mitigate risks. • Develop competitiveness business model. • Evaluate progress: conduct feasibility study, mid-term reviews and impact assessment. • Evaluate performance and allocate resources efficiently. • Invest ethically and consciously. @2013 SSCG Copyright The information contained herein is of a general nature and subject to change. Applicability of the information to specific situations should be determined through consultation with our advisers. For more information visit www.s-scg.com or contact us at info@s-scg.com • Big Data • Consumer insights • Market intelligence • Business Intelligence (BI) • Analytics.
  11. 11. Advisory ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ How we can help you: • Change and succession management • Develop growth strategies. • Enter new markets and de-risks operations. • Increase performance and productivity. • Restructure operations to support business continuity and growth. • Manage projects effectively to increase impact. • Develop resilient and inclusive businesses. • Invest sustainably and increase return • Enhance your corporate brand and image • Allocate resources and assets efficiently @2013 SSCG Copyright The information contained herein is of a general nature and subject to change. Applicability of the information to specific situations should be determined through consultation with our advisers. For more information visit www.s-scg.com or contact us at info@s-scg.com • Strategy • Growth • Operations • Risks • Services • Market • Knowledge and talent • Customer • Capital position • Technology and innovation • Corporate governance • Though leadership
  12. 12. Consulting ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ We can support to: • Enhance trade and investment • Develop growth strategies • Improve operation and services • Manage risks and supply chains • Enhance market and client development • Strengthen knowledge management • Foster enterprise development • Manage talent and mobility • Plan, execute and manage projects @2013 SSCG Copyright The information contained herein is of a general nature and subject to change. Applicability of the information to specific situations should be determined through consultation with our advisers. For more information visit www.s-scg.com or contact us at info@s-scg.com • Strategy • Growth • Operations • Risks • Services • Market • Knowledge and talent • Customer • Capital position • Technology and innovation • Corporate governance • Though leadership
  13. 13. Energy, Oil & Gas ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ How we can help you: • Sustainability management • Economic planning • Upstream projects management • Operations, HSE and risks • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) • Resource management @2013 SSCG Copyright The information contained herein is of a general nature and subject to change. Applicability of the information to specific situations should be determined through consultation with our advisers. For more information visit www.s-scg.com or contact us at info@s-scg.com • Strategy • Growth • Operations • Risks • Services • Market • Knowledge and talent • Customer • Capital position • Technology and innovation • Corporate governance • Though leadership
  14. 14. 3. Strategic Approach Setting the pace in a dynamic competitive global economy to drive growth, innovation and entrepreneurship ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ @2013SSCG Copyright The information contained herein is of a general nature and subject to change. Applicability of the information to specific situations should be determined through consultation with our advisers. For more information visit www.s-scg.com or contact us at info@s-scg.com
  15. 15. Our Strategic Plan ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ @2013SSCG Copyright The information contained herein is of a general nature and subject to change. Applicability of the information to specific situations should be determined through consultation with our advisers. For more information visit www.s-scg.com or contact us at info@s-scg.com SSCG business model is designed to ensure that we create value, improve our distinctive capabilities, sources of value and play to our strengths while working across the business value chain. We are committed to growth in the activities of promoting innovation, entrepreneurship, investment flow and capacity building in emerging economies. We have set out a series of milestones by which our progress can be tracked. These milestones mark our aspirations, strategy, plans and intended progress over the next years to come. We have a passion for challenging thinking, continuous improvement, excellence and particularly value people, the environment and integrity. We are working to become a simpler and more standardised business, with a clear focus on what we do best in our distinctive capabilities which include enterprise management training, operation support and consulting. We blend international expertise with local understanding to build a stronger, more sustainable and more profitable future for enterprises. By aligning with commercial, political and environmental realities, we transform ideas into measurable commercial businesses and deliver results. We strive to become global leader in providing fresh market insights, enterprise capacity building, business solutions and support services to public and private organisations, SMEs and entrepreneurs in emerging economies such as Africa.
  16. 16. Thinking and Acting Strategically ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ @2013SSCG Copyright The information contained herein is of a general nature and subject to change. Applicability of the information to specific situations should be determined through consultation with our advisers. For more information visit www.s-scg.com or contact us at info@s-scg.com Strategy is about looking ahead and planning for a better future and minimise uncertainty. We work side by side with our clients helping them to create a better future for their businesses and optimize operations. We help clients to sharpen their ambition grounded firmly in the realities of the marketplace, the capabilities of their businesses and goals. We understand that strategies stands or falls on execution in many businesses, that’s why our internationally experienced professionals focuses at delivering executable strategies, genuine impact and insights to clients right across multiple sectors. We help our clients tackle diverse challenges and forward planning: • Establish and define your business future. • Clarify the nature of your future business, opportunities and problems. • Devise the right strategic plans about those problems. • Develop executable solutions to those problems and foster growth. We operate as a global integrated firm, with one methodology across all our geographical areas. We have structured our business to ensure and enable us to mobilize our people quickly, and allocate them to projects in the right place, at the right time.
  17. 17. Driving Economic Growth and Investment ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ @2013SSCG Copyright The information contained herein is of a general nature and subject to change. Applicability of the information to specific situations should be determined through consultation with our advisers. For more information visit www.s-scg.com or contact us at info@s-scg.com Stimulating market development, economic growth prosperity and Social Responsible Investment (SRI) The continuing success of FDIs and flow of remittances into emerging and developing economies reflects the on-going growth of the markets. We understand that good investment requires deep understanding of the market characteristics. Through our business network and extensive experience developed over the years, we can provide you with the best possible options and help you to understand this market comprehensively. SSCG work to facilitate and revolutionise the way businesses and investors invest in developing market. Help you to maximise profits and returns. We offer networking opportunities, support and independent advice to companies, investors and Diaspora seeking to invest or expand in African market. We provide independent advice on how best to identify investment opportunities, allocate financial assets across all asset classes. We can help you identify and access top performing asset managers in each asset class. Our extensive network of experienced sector and location professionals will provide with market information, location guidance and practical help getting your organisation operation up and running. Further support you to enhance your operation, grow and access export markets from your base. Our investment advisory service is independent, highly professional and aligned to current market and client’s needs.
  18. 18. Project Management ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ @2013 SSCG Copyright The information contained herein is of a general nature and subject to change. Applicability of the information to specific situations should be determined through consultation with our advisers. For more information visit www.s-scg.com or contact us at info@s-scg.com Helping you to develop top notch project concepts and high standards business plans, allocate resources efficiently and execute plans effectively to increase results. Our ability to challenge assumptions and manage projects effectively continues to win us clients after clients, from multinational blue chips to public sector organisations. We believe that the next generation of project management calls for a genuine partnership between provider and clients which addresses both efficiency and effectiveness. A partnership that focuses not just on the acquisition of talent but on its planning, engagement, development and retention. A partnership that offers measurable increases in productivity, clarity and project performance.
  19. 19. Operation, Growth and Risks ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ @2013SSCG Copyright The information contained herein is of a general nature and subject to change. Applicability of the information to specific situations should be determined through consultation with our advisers. For more information visit www.s-scg.com or contact us at info@s-scg.com Helping you to capture new market opportunities, de-risk operation and overcome growth challenges to enhance productivity Consumer demand is expanding along with the middle class in developing markets, as is the competition and business climate. These factors make it critical to have precision when it comes to operating in this market, from developing the right products and services, message and package to launching in the right channels, to providing the right support, to optimising post sales. At SSCG, we believe that understanding market constraints, creativity and innovation play an important role in establishing required operation plans for your business and allocation required resources to foster sustainable growth. The pressure to crack open markets in developing countries, particularly those at the middle and bottom of the pyramid, is driving a surge in business-model innovation. The economic slowdown in the developed world is forcing companies to modify their business models or create new ones. In addition, the rise of new technology-based and low- cost rivals is threatening incumbents, reshaping industries, and redistributing profits. Indeed, the ways by which companies create and capture value through their business models is undergoing a radical transformation worldwide. We work closely with our clients in redesigning their business models giving better competitive edge, mitigate risks and improved business performance. Our innovative business solutions can help create space for change and drive your business growth. We deploy great minds to constantly refine ways to produce and deliver services that meet market demand and customer needs.
  20. 20. 4. Value Proposition What set us apart and makes us a unique business partner to work with ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ @2013SSCG Copyright The information contained herein is of a general nature and subject to change. Applicability of the information to specific situations should be determined through consultation with our advisers. For more information visit www.s-scg.com or contact us at info@s-scg.com
  21. 21. What makes us a unique business partner to work with? ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ @2013SSCG Copyright The information contained herein is of a general nature and subject to change. Applicability of the information to specific situations should be determined through consultation with our advisers. For more information visit www.s-scg.com or contact us at info@s-scg.com • Our pool of professionals possesses extensive and multi sector experience have been engaged to deliver services to organisations in developing markets over a period of time. These have reinforced our understanding and strengthen our networks in the regions we have worked in. This makes us a unique partner to work with in this market as we understand what it means to work locally, possess extensive understanding of local market insights, business environment and culture. • We blend international and local experience developed over the years working in these markets. We have conducted comprehensive reviews of research, management and policy analysis for various clients, which demonstrate our experience working in diverse sectors. Our team of professionals are alumna of top global academic institutions, possess extensive diverse international working experience from blue chip research, consulting and investment banking organisations, blended with the experience gained working in developing and frontier markets, which makes us a valuable business partner. • Our global professionals have supported multi-sectors clients reviewing and developing industry policies and growth strategies, which have reinforced our understanding of local content laws and market regulatory requirements. With this extensive know how, we will help your organisation comply and work effectively. • We work collaboratively with top international institutions conducting top end research and gathering insights, thus we have access to viable fresh market analytics, data and high calibre talents that would help in driving your organisation growth by applying new innovative solutions. • We tailor our experience and expertise to deliver real-world solutions focused on delivering significant business growth. Based on our understanding of local knowledge and business environment, we know how to work in this market and we tailor our approach to meet your needs locally
  22. 22. 5. Corporate Citizenship How we work to improve communities to make a better future, promote Inclusive business, SMEs growth, entrepreneurship and Social Responsible Investment (SRI) ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ @2013SSCG Copyright The information contained herein is of a general nature and subject to change. Applicability of the information to specific situations should be determined through consultation with our advisers. For more information visit www.s-scg.com or contact us at info@s-scg.com
  23. 23. Corporate Citizenship ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ @2013SSCG Copyright The information contained herein is of a general nature and subject to change. Applicability of the information to specific situations should be determined through consultation with our advisers. For more information visit www.s-scg.com or contact us at info@s-scg.com Our global corporate citizenship is anchored in our mission and what we do. We believe that corporate social responsibilities is fundamentally in the enlightened self-interest of global corporations such as SSCG since our growth, prosperity and sustainability is dependent on the state of the global political, economic, environmental and social landscape of markets we work in. Our strategy to promote entrepreneurship, SMEs sustainable development and social investment ensures that we strive to be the leading capacity building and corporate service provider organisation in the industry, world-class advisor, good corporate citizen and a great business partner. We are committed to the principles of social and economic sustainability in the Africa. To promote this, we focus on four points: • Recognise and integrate non-financial considerations, approaches, risks and opportunities. • Place importance on the development of strategies to address SMEs and entrepreneurship development that aligns us with global solutions. • We educate organisations and individuals on how to develop skills, workforce and expertise to foster sustainable economic development, alleviate poverty and create jobs. • We promote effective leadership to enhance sustainable SMEs local supply chains and competitiveness development.
  24. 24. Questions & Further Enquiry ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ For further information or to discuss your organisation tailored needs, contact our advisory team at: E: Info@s-scg.com W: www.s-scg.com @2013 SSCG Copyright The information contained herein is of a general nature and subject to change. Applicability of the information to specific situations should be determined through consultation with our advisers. For more information visit www.s-scg.com or contact us at info@s-scg.com Stay Connected @SSCGCorporation @SSCGSCorporate Facebook/sscg Linkedin/sscg

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