Projects all have assigned managers, timescales and clear objectives. Results are reviewed so that management have very clear information on the current situation and are able to identify opportunities and resource gaps. Well-informed decisions can then be made on what is required to improve performance and achieve goals.
Decisions may include changes such as; commissioning training to develop required skills, recruiting employees with specific knowledge, contracting suppliers in marketing or systems software, restructuring internal processes, planning investments, cost control initiatives.
Throughout the programme Oakwood work with the management team providing one to one mentoring and coaching as well as the analytical support with the projects. Managers are provided with guidance on current issues and overall direction. As well as the business improvements the programme is an opportunity for learning and development of the management team, enhancing business management and career prospects.