– Vol. 1 – Front Office Mastery: SOPs for Office Management, Finances, Administration, and Running Your Company More Efficiently – Vol. 2 – Employees and Internal Processes: SOPs for Hiring, Employee Evaluations, Team Management, and More – Vol. 3 – Running the Service Department: SOPs for Managing Technicians, Daily Operations, Service Boards, and Scheduling – Vol. 4 – Support and Service Delivery: SOPs for Client Relationships, Service Delivery, Scheduled Maintenance, and All about Backups
Handouts for sample Business Plans for an IT consulting company. Includes sample profit and loss statements in PDF format and a worksheet for generating those in Excel format.
This handout is referred to in some of my blog posts, primarily the five part “Business Plan in a Month” series that begins here: Business Plan in a Month, Part One
How can you guarantee that your company delivers great service, has a great culture, and still manages to stay profitable? You need to follow certain “Unbreakable Rules” for success. Best-selling business author and coach Karl W. Palachuk draws on more than twenty thirty years of owning and running service-based businesses to present the rules his companies live by.
Karl has worked with thousands of business owners and managers – and helped several of them make the move to self-employment. With this workbook, Karl will help you make the launch as well. This workbook is guaranteed to help you learn about what it takes to start and run your new business.
This great little book provides a simple process project planning and management process that is easy to learn and easy to teach to your employees, fellow technicians, and sub-contractors.
You’ll learn to track any project, explain all the stages to clients and employees, and verify that everything is completed on time and under budget. The authors show you a great technique for making sure that scope creep is a thing of the past!
Includes Paperback or Ebook version of these Books:
– Service Agreements for SMB Consultants – Revised Edition by Karl W. Palachuk
– Managed Services In A Month 3rd ed. by Karl W. Palachuk
– The Managed Services Operations Manual – 4 volume set – by Karl W. Palachuk
– Relax Focus Succeed by Karl W. Palachuk
– Project Management in Small Business by Dana Goulston and Karl W. Palachuk
The Standards and Procedures Document contains the core framework that binds all of your company’s key and critical documentation together. As your business grows you need more and more structure in how you collect, manage, and disseminate this information we refer to as our business related documents. There are tools to help with this that bigger companies use that are not commonly known to smaller companies. They are called the Information Management (IM) and Knowledge Management (KM) systems
The Guide to a Successful Managed Services Practice applies some of the most innovative and highly effective Managed Services techniques ever developed, and proven to increase long-term predictable revenue, thereby increasing an IT Organization’s value. Leverage Erick Simpson’s successful Managed Services concepts.
To be successful you must have good people and good processes. This bundle of five white papers provides some great “Best Practices” to organize and run you MSP business successfully. Written by a proven successful consultant and coach with more than twenty years of experience designing and implementing process improvements in dozens of businesses.
Includes the following white papers:
– Email Cleanup Whitepaper
– Most Important Documents
– Core Competency Matrix
– Working and Tracking Time in Real-Time
– How to Document Any Process
If you think process control has no place in our industry, nothing could be further from the truth, and the presenter clearly details where it does in fact fit. From the ROI of Process Control to getting everyone on board, this presentation lays out the path to success for building a culture of quality refinement in any size company. If you want to have any hope at making order out of chaos in your company, you must start here.
Getting to the next level is a never ending journey for you and your business and now you have the definitive guide book. From the design of the business to the execution on strategy and all the tools you need in between this book covers it. It shows you how to gauge your business maturity and your progress along your roadmap to stratospheric success. Complete with a well defined case study and Example by the author that are built from years of experience in business management and guidance.
Learn to design your business from the top down using the Pyramid of Purpose and Value and then build it from the ground up by leveraging Business Agile Strategy Execution (BASE).
Based on a strategy Amy used to double the size of her mature managed service business in just eighteen months. This white paper covers all the detail of creating an event, marketing, training employees to make presentations, and more. Amy gives you all the details for every aspect of creating and executing live events as a way to nurture new clients.