Products & Services: Business Development

Our quality products and services are aimed at addressing specific customer needs and creating positive business and social change, impacting business performance indicators.

At Optima we embrace continuous improvement and utilise customer feedback, internal quality assurance processes and offer our clients the option to introduce their own quality assurance checks if required.

BESPOKE PROGRAMMES & INTEGRATED LEARNING SOLUTIONS

Our bespoke programmes are designed to improve specific business performance indicators or defined business needs and bring about substantial change in the performance of individuals and teams…

PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT

Optima has the ability to manage the implementation of programmes on a turnkey basis for our clients as follows: Before the start of the learning events Make all logistical arrangements Send invitation mails and SMS’s Communicate required preparation to delegates Train workplace coaches…

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT & SUPPORT

At Optima we have extensive global experience in providing training and expert support to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in start-up, growth and expansion phases. Corporates that invest in SME development…

BUSINESS HEALTH CHECKS

Through the use of qualitative and quantitative assessments we at Optima can deliver a ‘health check’ of your business. We use highly experienced experts with a wide range of industry exposure to conduct the health checks…

BUSINESS VALUATION & DEAL STRUCTURING

Determining the worth of a SME business normally results in an argument between the seller, the buyer, the selling agent and the financier. We developed a unique Business Valuation Instrument…

DEVELOP & SUPPORT INVESTORS IN SMES

Optima has trained and supported fund management teams investing in SME’s in nine African countries, the Netherlands, Oman and India. We specialise in developing business advisory skills…

PROJECT DEVELOPMENT & MANAGEMENT

We have extensive expertise to develop specific projects for and in collaboration with clients. Most of the projects involve small business development varying from supply chain and distribution network…

COACHING

At Optima we believe that coaching is an integral part of the responsibility of every manager and leader in business. Managers must learn how to be coached, and how to coach others for success. Our coaching is therefore focused on development…

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SHORT COURSES

We have a number of short workshops (one to three days) that were developed by our Optima Team, and by means of our strategic partners we can offer any SAQA credit bearing programmes as well. …

INSOURCED ALLIANCE

Optima can manage your training function on your behalf as an insourced alliance. An insourced alliance is not on the payroll; however functions just like an internal training department…

MASTERCLASS BOOK CAFÉ

It is a cost- and time-effective way for busy Executives and Professionals to learn and master skills and is also ideally suitable for small populations when the cost of developing an entire programme…