Competitive Intelligence Mentoring

shutterstock_133550870MindShifts Mentoring Services are intensive team and one-on-one sessions that have been designed to help the client attain a high degree of specialist knowledge within a short time frame. These sessions can be geared towards establishing your own CI practices, developing specific skill sets or receiving support and guidance for specified Competitive Intelligence projects.

All MindShifts mentoring sessions are conducted by Babette Bensoussan; an internationally esteemed Competitive Intelligence professional with extensive experience in coaching and mentoring. Mentoring programs are all tailored to suit needs and desired outcomes.

Competitive Intelligence Mentoring Services Include:

  • Practical assistance and guidance on specific projects
  • General CI training
  • Guidance in methods of information gathering and analytical techniques
  • Analysis of marketplace information
  • Reviewing and improving report drafts
  • Assistance in identifying options once a project has been finalised

Insights for Essential Competitive Strategy

We offer a comprehensive suite of services designed to give you a superior understanding of the many competitive forces that impact your organisation. MindShifts will always look at everything that affects your business with a fresh and insightful set of eyes.

With over twenty years experience and 350 successful projects, MindShifts is the only Australian consulting firm specialising in Strategic and Competitive Intelligence.

Our services include:

  • Strategic workshops around competitors and market forces
  • Facilitation of Board and/or senior management strategic planning
  • Strategic Analysis workshops as an integral part of strategic planning processes
  • Industry specific workshops tailored around strategic and operational issues
  • Training in CI processes and analytical techniques
  • Competitive Intelligence Audits
  • Support with the implementation of CI processes
  • Mentoring staff in CI projects
  • Delivering outsourced intelligence reports


Strategic Assignments

Sometimes a fresh perspective and different reference points bring rich new insights to the thinking and planning process. Areas in which we have undertaken successful assignments include:

  • Maintaining a dominant market position against new competitors
  • Entering a new market against entrenched competitors
  • Anticipating competitor moves and responses
  • Forecasting market evolution in terms of both scale and shape
  • Identifying new business opportunities available
  • Testing the results of strategy options in different market segments
  • Educating team members and management in Competitive Intelligence
  • Facilitating product and brand managers to plan appropriately for the future.

To learn more about our services and expertise, contact MindShifts today.  Mentoring sessions can be conducted face-to-face in Sydney or via telephone or Skype whenever necessary. Unlimited telephone and email support is available throughout the duration of the program.

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