Areas of Practice

PRIVATE CONSULTING

METHODS FOR MANAGEMENT INC. serves its clients in all major management areas of their business because we believe that when any one area of the business is impacted, all other areas are affected as well. METHODS FOR MANAGEMENT INC. has unique strengths that include:

  • Providing in depth consulting expertise in a variety of areas,
  • Broad experience in coordinating management groups,
  • Concentration on practical suggestions to improve day to day operations as well as long-term profitability.

 

Privately owned businesses

Businesses in this group have distinctly different needs than larger, publicly owned companies. We understand these differences and help our clients use these differences as strengths to succeed in a competitive market.
Recommendations reflecting these strengths include:

  • Improving the profitability of a small medical billing company by identifying the profit margins of various clients
  • Strategically planning for a drycleaning company to develop and implement a unique niche within a crowded market
  • Shrinking a company’s product lines in order to provide additional capital to the owners and improving quality of life

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Drycleaning Specialty

METHODS FOR MANAGEMENT has extensive expertise in all facets of the business of dry cleaning including the following representative assignments.

  • Sales, mergers and acquisitions
  • Strategic planning
  • Valuation
  • Productivity analysis
  • Compensation development
  • Production flow and layout
  • Evaluating, selecting, and designing point of sale computer systems
  • Sales & Marketing

 

Drycleaning Bureau Membership Availability

METHODS FOR MANAGEMENT currently coordinates Management Bureaus throughout the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. The strength of Management Bureaus lies in a free exchange of ideas, information and data among members of the bureau. This exchange allows owners to share ideas with other successful owners. Care is taken to ensure that all METHODS FOR MANAGEMENT bureau members are in non-competitive areas.

METHODS FOR MANAGEMENT facilitators provide their insights in all major management areas of your business because we believe that when any one area of the business is impacted, all other areas are affected as well. METHODS FOR MANAGEMENT has unique strengths that include:

  • Providing in-depth consulting expertise in a variety of areas,
  • Broad experience in coordinating management groups,
  • Concentration on practical suggestions to improve day-to-day operations as well as long-term profitability.

Membership criteria vary by bureau based on existing member requests and geographic restrictions. Prospective members must be in non-competitive areas to any existing members.

Organizational structure, company size and geographic requests are all considered when matching a prospective member with a specific Management Bureau.

If you are interested in membership in a METHODS FOR MANAGEMENT management bureau, please e-mail us today for further information. We maintain a waiting list of prospective members when there are no available openings.

 

Independent Consulting

The following cases are representative of METHODS FOR MANAGEMENT`s broad base of management expertise in understanding our clients’ businesses and responding to their needs.

On a “typical” day, our consultants can be found:

  • Assisting a client in structuring their internal financial statements to improve the management information available to them
  • Discussing sales & marketing strategies to compete with a new competitor expecting to enter the market in the next 60 days
  • Brainstorming on a company’s future organizational structure as it grows and becomes difficult to manage with its current framework
  • Addressing work flow issues of a new plant
  • Evaluating the financial condition with a client and recommending restructuring of debt to improve cash flow
  • Analyzing the risks related to purchasing a potentially contaminated piece of property or passing up an opportunity to boost sales
  • Succession planning