Case Studies

Q Insight is a member of the Food Innovation Alliance which is developing the City of Greater Dandenong’s Regional Food Strategy & Action Plan 2014 – 2019. By working with the City of Greater Dandenong Council management team, and including full stakeholder engagement throughout the food supply chain with industry, retail and community groups, the Regional Food Strategy & Action Plan 2014 – 2019 will provide Council with creative and evidence-based initiatives to stimulate the local food economy through enhanced industry linkages, enabling innovation and cultural diversity for food businesses, and ensuring healthy access to food throughout the community. Q Insight strategic advice and analysis has focused on:
• Strategic context & Economic trend analysis
• Federal, State and Local Government policy analysis
• Stakeholder engagement across the food manufacturing & food processing sector
• Economic drivers for the food industry, including logistics & proximity, import/export drivers & consumer trends
• Employment and retail analysis
• Geo-spatial and catchment analysis
• Synthesis of best practice principles in food innovation

Strategic advisory and consultation with the CEO and Leadership Team at the Children’s Protection Society (CPS) through an organisation-wide program to align financial resources with strategic objectives and implement new compliance processes. This included:
• Operational planning,
• Organisation-wide compliance reporting and registration
• Systems analysis and streamlining
• Management reporting and data flows
• Contractual and legal obligations
• Stakeholder management

Joined a critical project team to meet Community Service Organisation compliance management and implementation of the review ensuring key deliverables were met and that significant risks were mitigated.

Contributed subject matter expertise in the areas of financial and operational analyses, organisational structure review and the embedding of supporting tools and processes.

Strategic advice to financial services client, focusing on highly innovative financial service delivery and payment system product. Advised on key business units, in particular:
• Regulatory compliance, including Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financing legislation
• Stakeholder relations and consultation
• Venture financing and fund-raising
• Market and competitor analysis
• Operational analysis
• Revenue forecasting and cash flow analysis
• Funds management and investment strategy

Strategic consulting directly to the founder and CEO of Fugazza, a new venture food retail business. Strategic advice and analysis on key issues pertaining to the formation of the new business, including:
• Business plan
• Advising new business on formation of corporation and business structures
• Sales strategy development
• Brand and marketing strategy
• Real estate and position analysis
• Training systems and staff incentives
• Operational streamlining

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