Business Consultancy

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The Business Consultancy division of ICS Maldives has the characteristics of a multi-dimensional business management consulting entity. Our key objective in the area of business consultancy is to provide the best quality business and management consulting services to private businesses and government enterprises and departments by helping them solve their problems and issues.

Whether the focus is on policies or processes, on organizational change or strategic business decisions, our people are unswerving to helping clients improve their products and services, their business relationships, and of course their bottom line. We accomplish our goals and help our clients reach their destinations through an approach that combines a broad knowledge of business issues with a deep understanding of specific businesses.

Our consultants are known for their highly collaborative, team-oriented approach to working with our valued clients and with each other.

The services provided by ICS Maldives Private Ltd. include, but are not limited to the following:

BUSINESS SET-UP CONSULTANCY

You probably want to start your own business, but you are not quite sure where to begin. Maybe you have a budding business but need help to move it forward. ICS Maldives will help you on the road to self-sustainability, by offering support and advise you on the right way forward. Whatever stage you are at, from idea generation through to trading, we can offer valuable support and resources.

ICS Maldives will assist you to become a successful entrepreneur. We provide reliable information based on market research, business name and business structure , preparing a business plan, financing, hiring employees, doing business on the Internet and much more!

ICS Maldives can assist you in setting up and development of any size or type of business. If you have a mind full of ideas and commitment, we are the right people to convert that dream of yours into a reality. We can help you in so many ways with our extensive experience in formulation of companies, including legal requirements, financing, human resource development, sales and marketing, management, and information technology development.

FINANCIAL SERVICES

ICS has successfully prepared a good number of financial feasibility studies for many different types and sizes of business in the past 11 years. Having been in the business for more than a decade, we give financial advice and insight for individuals, and small, medium and large businesses. ICS currently provides a wide range of financial consultancy services such as, financial assessment, strategic planning and negotiating services in addition to providing integrated consulting, financial advisory and interim management services. In addition to financial management, ICS Maldives firmly believes in working with business owners in business transition planning and related areas.

BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION CONSULTANCY

Business transformation focuses on helping organizations produce products and services better, faster and cheaper by improving the capability of processes to efficiently meet customer requirements. Business transformation identifies and eliminates costs, which add no value to customers. Unlike simple cost cutting programmes, business transformation delivers cost cuts whilst retaining or improving value to the customer. Business transformation focuses the change effort to shape those critical strategic objectives that are unique to each client. From this, we work with our clients to ensure their goals are realized.

At ICS Maldives, we help our clients to reengineer their businesses based on their requirements and enable them to take the business to new heights.

SALES AND MARKETING CONSULTANCY

ICS Maldives has enabled many Maldivian companies to rethink their revenue and profit generation business practices and identify opportunities to improve their business processes. We provide sales consulting, marketing consulting, customer service consulting and management consulting with specific expertise in profit improvement strategies in addition to providing you with an independent perspective of your organization and identify opportunities to fine tune your sales and marketing operations while gaining a sustainable competitive advantage.

Companies are under extreme pressure from shareholders, and their internal sales leadership to concentrate on sales efforts that quickly impact their sales performance. This needs to be accomplished without wasting either sales or marketing consulting resources on generic proposals or management consulting that doesn’t have a direct impact on their sales and their profit margins. Sales consulting must help these organizations adapt and optimize their sales and marketing systems in order to capture more profitable business.

We have the capacity and the right expertise to help your organization develop a holistic sales system that enables your sales and customer service organization to be adaptive, profit conscious and value driven while faced with unprecedented pressure to achieve greater results, faster.

HR CONSULTANCY

ICS Maldives is committed to providing leading edge HR infrastructure support and exemplary customer service leading to improved overall performance of any organization.

ICS Maldives provides a wide variety of human resource services including HR outsourcing, performance management, organizational development and policy and procedure development. Our consulting services are delivered in a manner that best suits our client’s needs. Some organizations select our services to supplement an existing human resource department while others find it advantageous to utilize our services in place of a formal human resource function.

ICS’s prime role is to assist the client to identify needs, develop an action plan and facilitate change to enhance the success of our client organizations. Our management, human resource, and training services are designed to improve productivity, efficiency, communication and employee morale at all levels in an organization.

ENVIRONMENT CONSULTANCY

We have reasonable experience in helping organizations achieve competitive advantage through improved environmental and social performance. In this regard our vision is to help our clients do business today and have the world they want tomorrow.

Currently our work includes providing Environment Impact Assessments and preparing other similar reports pertaining to ongoing and new business venture in different islands across the Maldivian archipelago.

MARKET RESEARCH CONSULTANCY

We as a Consultancy firm are usually smaller than market research agencies – both in terms of our number of employees and the services that we can offer.Even though we do not have a full time fieldwork department, telephone unit and data processing department, we normally contract out these parts of the projects to specialist fieldwork and data processing individuals and companies most of whom we ourselves have trained and developed.

ICS commenced its market research operations during the last quarter of 2004. ICS has been instrumental in organizing focus group discussions, depth interviews, and has commissioned several market surveys for many of its trusted clients in the Maldives . In 2004 ICS partnered with IMRB, Bombay ( India ) to conduct its first ever qualitative and quantitative market research in the Maldives . IMRB experts visited the Maldives to train and develop our staff to carry out recruitment of respondents for focus group discussions as well as for field surveys. Special training was provided to carry out specific quality checks to assure that the selected sample strictly conforms to what is required of the study.

HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT CONSULTANCY

We have also been providing consultancy for hospitality operations human resources, training design and delivery, employee motivation, and customer service. Our “hands on” hospitality consulting is based on successful experience. When dealing with the human element (customers and employees), especially in today’s insecure environment, with a shifting economy, we believe that creative solutions are required.

Working together with you, we will clarify corporate values and help you achieve your objectives. While working on a project, we share experience and know-how with your people, guiding them towards self-sufficiency. Our work style usually creates excitement and a team spirit, leading to a high degree of employee motivation. Because of our “integrative” approach your people learn how to think in terms of the organization rather than only in terms of their limited scope of work.