What’s better than a good idea? A great plan that can transform it into a business that works. This founder had an idea for a platform and had approached investors with it. They could see the promise but couldn’t quite get the picture. He called on Gumi to paint it for him.
A second-generation construction company with a legacy built on partnering with governments at the state and federal level on large-scale civil works sought to undergo a business model redesign in addition to the digital transformation of its core operations to ensure it is set up to thrive and continue remaining relevant to its existing and new set of stakeholders as infrastructure needs and the service delivery landscape continue to shift radically.
What do you do when you pull in a lot of funding and have to figure out what to do with it? You call Gumi. That’s what this company did. It had secured millions in funding from investors, which came with conditions and questions about how the investment would be worthwhile in the coming months. They needed the expertise to answer those questions and even to ask new and better ones that they hadn’t yet thought about.
An Islamic Insurance company has spent about ten years investing extensively in Research and Development to consistently improve the business and produce the best value for clients. While R & D has not been neglected, there has been no accurate model to measure the impact of its efforts.
We organized training on understanding the Business Model Canvas and how the organization would be applying it on its own canvas. A Business Model Canvas is officially defined by its creators as a shared language for describing, visualizing, assessing, and changing business models. The organization had defined its business model and found the BMC to be the best tool to communicate it as a balance between business theory and the practicality of unique and everyday business experiences.
Gumi partook in this project as part of a consortium of three firms in order to complete a diagnostics study underpinning a youth empowerment program in Nigeria.
Mobility and Logistics is big business in Africa, and it is getting bigger as more firms enter the market and existing players expand operations.
Running a non-profit organization presents both opportunities and challenges. This client was faced with the latter in the form of a donor-reliant funding system and a need to strategically map out its next step as an organization.
Imagine trying to build a breakout company from what is essentially a legacy business and doing it by trying to introduce a service that is not available in the Nigerian market.
Our client recognized its need for an HR system but didn’t want to go the conventional route of hiring an HR point person or persons to handle people management. Instead, it tried to stay in tandem with its commitment to innovation. That was Gumi’s cue.