Business Strategy & Planning

Business conditions change constantly, so getting the right balance between change management and building a business comes down to strategy and planning.

Businesses of any size, in any industry, need a growth strategy to ensure future success. By implementing and regularly reviewing a strategy that plans the growth of the business, you can stay on track to achieving your goals.

A clear plan will also help ensure that everyone is aligned on the goals in place to nurture and support business growth - including your key decision makers and stakeholders.

How BDO can help

Whether you’re planning to start a new venture, increase market share, or grow through strategic mergers and acquisitions, we can help you:

  • Clarify shareholder and stakeholder expectations
  • Assess business conditions and market opportunities
  • Gain alignment between owners and managers
  • Develop action-oriented business growth planning
  • Identify and mitigate growth risks
  • Set targets and KPIs
  • Develop forecasts and budgets to underpin business performance management.

Our business advisers specialise in facilitating the business growth planning process, giving you the space to think, explore new ideas and work through critical issues. We can work together to review your current strategic position before developing a course of action.

Take your business to the next level with the support of your local BDO adviser today.

Strategic Planning Starter Guide

Strategic Planning Starter Guide

A go-to reference for small to medium businesses on how to create and implement an effective and robust strategic plan. This guide includes simple steps for a successful plan, and a strategic plan template example.

When to use an adviser to support and plan your next move

Growing a business will always come with significant challenges, and it is not unlikely that issues will occur which might jeopardise your potential for future growth and put the growth your business at risk.

That’s why it’s so important to work with growth-oriented business advisers, like our team, who have the experience and market knowledge to help you understand the risks and put in place a strategic plan that promotes achievable and sustainable business growth.

Contact us

Contact our team to discuss your needs using the request for service form. Alternatively, call us on 1300 138 991 to speak with an adviser in your nearest BDO office.

Meet our team

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Dr. Mark Pizzacalla

National Leader, BDO Connect
Partner, Business Services
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