Submission date: 9am Thursday 31st May, online
No more than 3,000 words, bullet points/charts where appropriate, long on strategy and short on numbers; in other words, donât dwell on valuations at this stage, but do suggest one or more targets.
Presentations on May 8th, 15th or 22nd, bring any visuals â 10 minute presentation, or less.
Your team heads up the Business Development group at a media/comms company; you have been asked to develop and present a strategy review piece for the Board.
The Board wants to demonstrate a top-down approach in defining their growth strategy and then show how one or more specific opportunities fit the pre-defined strategy. Theyâll be looking for justification of any particular plan and especially including what the likely reactions of the following groups will be:
- Potential collaborators
- Your own organisation
Each team will represent a specific organisation within one of the following industries:
- Television - either a channel, producer or both
- Book publishing
- Music - record label
- Technology company
- On-line aggregator - may be a search engine, content aggregator