Entries by Hsien Naidu

The Importance of Effective On-boarding Processes

Within every organisation there exists some very important processes like new employee, new client, new vendor and franchisee on-boarding that are repeated regularly. Yet, much of the time, they are not systematic and often left to the discretion of the person who happens to be put in charge of the task. According to HR reports, […]

Step-by-Step Guide to Business Process Reengineering: Principles, Best Practices and Successful Examples

Business process reengineering (BPR), also known as business process transformation, focuses on the analysis and redesign of core business practices. It’s used by businesses to identify and eliminate inefficiencies in the workflow, resulting in improvements in productivity and quality. Benefits of Business Process Reengineering Increases Competitive Advantage BPR helps an organisation to focus on its […]

Fundraising for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs)

Having sufficient capital to grow your business is a very important aspect of your business journey. Knowing when to raise capital and get access to sufficient quantum can be one of the most critical aspects of building a successful business. Business owners will likely need to seek investment dollars at different points in the life […]

Is DIY Franchise Development a recommended way to Grow?

Many experts debate upon whether it is possible for Business owners to develop their own Franchise system independently. On one hand, experts do have deep franchise sector experience that can help Brand Owners avoid many common pitfalls when developing a franchise system but on the other hand,  Brand owners may not be in a position […]

What is Process Improvement in Businesses?

Also known as Continuous Improvement Process (CIP), Business Process Improvement (BPI) is a constant process of identifying, analysing and improving existing processes within your business. BPI is used with the purpose of meeting the organisation’s growing or changing goals by minimising errors, reducing waste, improving productivity and streamlining efficiency. Why Process Improvement is Important Boosts […]

Franchise as a Growth Strategy

On the 5th of September, FLA, [email protected] and Astreem Consulting Conducted an overwhelming event at the Lifelong Learning Centre. As each passionate speaker addressed the SMEs and provided invaluable information on how to grow their business, the audience was equally interested and engaged. “Business Process Transformation and Franchising as a growth strategy must go hand […]

Is it time for a Business Process Transformation?

Are your teams getting frustrated by simple processes such as locating documents? Or does your team spend precious resources and time to perform data entry? Wondering how you can improve your business operations and increases those profits? Overhead costs are fast rising, which means that your business needs to constantly audit operations and streamline your […]

Taking your Franchise to Indonesia

Indonesia is one of the countries that franchise owners often enquire about when thinking about brand expansion. The close proximity of Jakarta to Singapore and the number of Indonesians that come through Singapore gives Singapore brands a happy unfair advantage in Indonesia. Singapore brands are well received and offer a great balance of International appeal […]

Implementing Change Management to ensure successful Business Process Transformation

Change management is a systematic approach to dealing with the transition or transformation of an organization’s goals, processes or technologies, often through the process of Business Process Transformation. More recently, this Change management is not something that is reserved for the large enterprises but something that almost all companies large and small need to engage […]