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Private Equity Change

The Business of Private Equity is transformation. We provide specialist Private Equity Change Management Consultancy which delivers value creation plans. We help organisations do what may have seemed impossible, so their people can deliver exceptional results, enjoy their work and feel fulfilled.

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The Problem...

The Problem...

Mismanagement of change is the number 1 reason for CEOs to lose their jobs

Change projects are more likely to fail than succeed

On average, large projects run 45% over budget

Mismanagement of change is the number 1 reason for CEOs to lose their jobs

Change projects are more likely to fail than succeed

On average, large projects run 45% over budget

The Solution...

The Solution...

Why do 70% of change projects fail?

  • Inadequate Change leadership skills
  • We'll upskill your leadership team
  • Lack of management support
  • We'll provide the clarity they need
  • Employee resistance
  • We'll get them onboard

Private Equity Change

What's
supposed
to happen

Private Equity Change - clear about the rationale?

Start Change with a common understanding of rationale, scope, outcomes, plan and financials

Private Equity Change - tapping into the knowledge, skills and expertise of the team

Engage the organisation to tap into their knowledge, skills, expertise and motivations.

Private Equity Change - governance to ensure success

Govern the Change, ensuring effective decision making and efficient working.

Private Equity Change Management - delivering value creation outcomes

Deliver the agreed outcomes.

What's
actually
happening

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One or more projects are kicked off in haste, with many of the foundations missing and it isn’t clear how they relate to one another.

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Responsibility given to a manager or leader who is good at running the business but doesn’t have the required Change skills.

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The signs and symptoms of the missing foundations manifest themselves as ‘death by a thousand cuts’ and talk turns to scope and personnel changes and budget issues.

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Project over-runs, overspends and underdelivers.

What's
supposed
to happen

What's
actually
happening

What's supposed to happen

Private Equity Change - clear about the rationale?

Start Change with a common understanding of rationale, scope, outcomes, plan and financials

What's actually happening

Sad Face

One or more projects are kicked off in haste, with many of the foundations missing and it isn’t clear how they relate to one another.

What's supposed to happen

Private Equity Change - tapping into the knowledge, skills and expertise of the team

Engage the organisation to tap into their knowledge, skills, expertise and motivations.

What's actually happening

Sad Face

Responsibility given to a manager or leader who is good at running the business but doesn’t have the required Change skills.

What's supposed to happen

Private Equity Change - governance to ensure success

Govern the Change, ensuring effective decision making and efficient working.

What's actually happening

Sad Face

The signs and symptoms of the missing foundations manifest themselves as ‘death by a thousand cuts’ and talk turns to scope and personnel changes and budget issues.

What's supposed to happen

Private Equity Change Management - delivering value creation outcomes

Deliver the agreed outcomes.

What's actually happening

Sad Face

Project over-runs, overspends and underdelivers.

What makes us different?

Standard Change Management Consultancy

Off-the-shelf approach at bespoke costs

  • A generic approach rolled out to a wide variety of client businesses - sold by partners and delivered by juniors
  • Statistics and results are used to illustrate what works on average without taking into account sector specifics
  • The consultancy aims to embed within a client business for as long as possible to maximise earnings

How2-Change

Bespoke Private Equity Change Management Consultancy approach at off-the-shelf costs

  • A tailored approach designed to match each client business perfectly, powered by the How2-Change Reality Check® methodology
  • We apply our direct experience that has produced tangible results for similar client businesses
  • We aim to resolve your Change issues and then leave you with lasting skills, benefits and improvements
Bespoke Private Equity Change Management at off the shelf prices, rather than an off-the-shelf approach at bespoke prices
Private Equity Change Management

Some of our success stories

Programme Turnaround

The Brief

Provide support to recover a major Change Programme (the largest in the client’s history) which had spent its budget and gone wrong.

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  • Stakeholder confidence restored
  • Embedded best practices in business

“We were proactively informed of progress and any pertinent issues, and our needs were anticipated and addressed. This brought key stakeholders together and secured our agreement to enhance the PMO and implement a robust and effective Governance Framework. Simple, effective Change Management Consultancy”

  • NPS increased by 30 points
  • Best Retail Customer Experience award

Customer Experience

The Brief

Take over implementation of Net Promoter Score (NPS) System to drive large scale organisation & cultural change.

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“End to end Change Management Consultancy service, from recovery to business as usual, procuring, implementing, managing and maximising value – without doubt, central to success and that’s why an initial 3 month engagement turned into further work over a number of years”

How we can help

As Private Equity Change Management experts, we cover all the disciplines related to Change Management Consultancy and Business Transformation Programmes

We’ve refined a simple yet remarkably effective Change Management process which works really well in mid-market Private Equity backed businesses. We embed the skills and confidence in your organisation to turn problems and opportunities into agreed outcomes.

Change Training

We’re Business Change Management training experts. We can provide vital support for your staff at any level within your business, from senior leadership to front line staff.

How2-Change Reality Check

Our How2-Change Reality Check® is the solution to the problems of poorly understood Change programmes – which support statistics such as 70% of Change programmes failing and mismanagement of Change being the number one reason why CEOs lose their jobs. It’s designed to provide clarity on all the essential criteria – including scope, outcomes, timings, resources and financials. This contrasts with the approach of many consultancies that ‘land and expand’ to meet utilisation and account revenue growth targets.

Business Result

Our proven Business Change Management methodology has delivered sometimes unimaginable results. We’ve applied it across sectors, geographies and client organisation sizes. Click below to see some of what we’ve done.

Change Coaching

Business Change Coaching is a proven way of ensuring your team has the resources and mindset available to them as they embark on a change journey.

Change Delivery Assurance

Our part-time advisory support offers a flexible way to help your project framework, governance and controls run smoothly, giving greater transparency and improving.

Change Recruitment

Talk to us about Change Recruitment – our direct experience of designing and delivering Change with tangible benefits and sustainable outcomes means we can provide exactly the resource that’s needed. Consultancies and Recruitment businesses can’t match our offering.

Change Implementation

We’ll operate in your best interests to help ensure your implementation stage is robust and controlled.

Free Change Management Guide

Get our free Change Management guide

Want to change the game and deliver breakthrough Change Management results?

Free Change Management Guide

Get our free Change Management guide

Want to change the game and deliver breakthrough Change Management results?

Tools & insights

We’re always keen to help businesses succeed. We publish various documents to support this – check our site regularly or sign up for updates.

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