General consulting to address specific problems or to improve corporate performance
Assistance for businesses starting up and for businesses seeking ways to grow and improve
Advice, strategy, and options for businesses in financial difficulty
Business plans to support applications for financing or to improve the performance of the business. To date Burns Management Inc. has completed over 250 major business plans of various types, plus hundreds of smaller business plans, for almost every conceivable type and size of business.
A diagnostic assessment is a systematic analysis of all aspects of a business to identify problems and corrective action. Recommended for businesses that are not performing as well as they should be
A feasibility study may be required if you are planning a new business venture, an expansion of an existing business, or a new product. A feasibility study reduces risk and increases the probability of success.
Marketing Plans: Market Research; Competition and Customer Research. Effective marketing is essential for every business. An inferior product with strong marketing will almost always outperform a superior product with weak marketing.
When it comes to management, smaller businesses are at a disadvantage compared to big companies that can afford to hire management teams and managers with expertise in various areas essential to success. Even if a small business can afford it, there may not be enough work to justify a full time manager.
Burns management Inc. offers an affordable solution to this problem by making management expertise available to smaller business without the expense of full time management personnel. We offer management services on a part time or short term basis; for special projects; or we can become a part time member of your management team.
Hire a part time accountant/financial manager; a part time marketing manager; a part time assistant general manager, or a part time manager to assist your own internal managers. Get access to the full expertise and experience of a professional manager at a fraction of the cost of a full time manager.
Assistance with new development and commercialization of new products, new product ideas, and new business ideas.
Accounting and bookkeeping services, budgeting and forecasting, projected financial statements.
Burns Management Inc. can undertake special one time only projects for which the business owner/manager or his/her management team may not have the time, expertise or personnel.
Thinking of franchising your business? Get an evaluation of your "franchise readiness". Thinking of buying a franchise? Get an evaluation of the strengths and weaknesses of the proposed franchise business?
Ken Burns is a Commissioner of Oaths under the Notaries and Commissioners Act of Nova Scotia. A Commissioner can administer an oath as required for legal documents such as deeds and mortgages.
If you have any other business problems or requirements give us a call. We can often solve those unique problems that others can't. If we can't help we will try to direct you to where you can get help.