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Makarius Consulting Overview

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Makarius Consulting\'s Capabilities and Services.

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  • 1. Overview
  • 2. The Entrepreneurial Dilemma
    Most entrepreneurs are experts on the work their business does, but have little experience managing or starting a business and cannot afford to hire full time employees to help fill those gaps
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  • 3. The Solution
    Retain advisors with experience starting,running, and executing exit strategies for small businesses to fill in the gaps in your teams capabilities
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  • 4. Services Offered
    • Management Advisory Services
    • 5. Strategy Consulting
    • 6. Business Plan Creation
    • 7. Transaction Management
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  • 8. Management Advisory Services
    Many small businesses do not need full time personnel in strategy, finance, or operations positions, but could benefit from part-time or periodic guidance in these areas.
    Makarius Consulting is an affordable alternative to full time employees, helping to fill in the gaps in internal capabilities.
    Salaries & Roles of Full-Time Personnel:
    Strategy Director: $105k - $150k
    Develops strategies
    Conducts organizational reviews
    Oversees long-range planning
    VP of Finance: $95k - $150k
    Forecasts budgets
    Creates financial models
    Analyzes contracts
    Project Manager: $50k - $80k
    Sets deadlines
    Assigns responsibilities
    Monitors project progress
    Operations Manager: $45k - $75k
    Evaluates systems & procedures
    Assists in implementation of new processes
    Recommends changes
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  • 9. Makarius Consulting works with your internal resources
    Strategy
    Management Advisory Services
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    Finance
    Operations & Project Management
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  • 10. Strategy Consulting
    Studies have shown that engaging in formalized business planning increases a start-up’s chances of survival
    Benefits of engaging an outside firm:
    Objectivity in assessing existing ideas
    Independence in discussions with existing staff
    Experience in developing strategies in the past
    Knowledge about best practices of strategy development
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  • 11. Strategy Consulting
    Makarius Consulting provides two types of Strategy Consulting services:
    Core Strategy Development
    Market Research
    Strategy Sessions with Key Personnel
    Provide Strategic Insights
    Codify Business Strategy
    Ongoing Advisory Services
    Conduct Monthly Strategy Discussions
    Assist in Managing Resources to Implement Strategies
    Provide General Business Advice and Assistance
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  • 12. Ongoing Advisory Services
    Core Strategy Development
    The Strategy Engagement
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    Perform Market Research
    Conduct Strategy Sessions
    Develop Business Strategy
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  • 13. Business Plan Creation
    A good business plan should contain:
    Management’s goals for the business
    Strategy for achieving those goals
    Knowledge about the customers and market
    Information about internal capabilities
    Understanding of the financial needs and expected results
    Benefits of a business plan:
    Focuses management on goals and business operations
    Codifies company strategy
    Required by most investors
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  • 14. The Business Plan Project
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  • 15. Transaction Management
    Having a single point of contact to manage the multiple parties and documents involved in a complicated transaction can dramatically improve the likelihood of a successful transaction
    Benefits of a transaction manager:
    Functions as single point of contact
    Ensures documents are shared as needed
    “Translates” legalese and financial discussions for the benefit of management
    Works to meet deadlines and ensure everything goes as planned with a single goal: “getting the deal done”
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  • 16. Client’s Advisors
    Client’s Company
    The Transaction Management Engagement
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    Counterparty’s Advisors
    Counterparty’s Company
    Attorneys
    Attorneys
    Key Personnel
    Client
    Accountants
    Accountants
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    • Single Point of Contact
    • 17. Manages Process
    • 18. Protects “The Deal”
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  • 19. Makarius Consulting
    Michael Makarius
    718.606.0067
    Michael@MakariusConsulting.com
    www.MakariusConsulting.com

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