'Comfort, delivery and exceptional service for our clients'
IPS has extensive experience in providing consulting services to Government and Corporate clients across a range of organisational development and leadership activities. Often viewed as People and Capability processes, our ability to mobilise specific subject matter experts to navigate our clients’ requirements sets us apart. This, coupled with the knowledge that our directors are pragmatic, hands on and current professionals, provides comfort and delivery for our clients.
Our broad range of industry experience includes government (federal and states), engineering, mining, defence, Indigenous business sector, site services, recruitment and not for profits. This diversity provides our clients with deeper and different opportunities and insights within our service/ program delivery.
Organisational Development and Leadership
IPS expertise and delivery areas include organisational design and reviews, capability reviews, team strategy and alignment, change management, leadership development and coaching, facilitation and workshopping, implementation of performance programs, post implementation reviews, training programs development and delivery, recruitment services and bulk recruitment project delivery.
Recent Case Studies -
CAPABILITY REVIEW AND STRATEGY 2016
IPS undertook a comprehensive capability review process for a department within the Australian Taxation Office. The review provided valuable insight into current and future capability requirements, and the foundation to develop a culture of high performance and service. Our strategy was pivotal in enhancing capabilities and providing a development pathway to meet future capability requirements.
SES LEADERSHIP COACHING PROGRAM 2017
IPS designed and rapidly deployed 47 individual senior executive leadership coaching sessions and facilitated a two-day workshop for a department within the Australian Taxation Office. With a focus on developing a deeper and agreed understanding of the departments leadership attributes an important outcome was for the first time defining the leadership attributes, strengthening team and individual alignment and focus on visible leadership exhibiting the attributes.
WA ABORIGINAL LEADERSHIP PROGRAM 2017
IPS developed a comprehensive program for the WA State Government to strengthen Aboriginal business leaders’ capacity and capability to shape and drive best practice local business. The WAALP program has provided an interactive regional approach to develop a cohort. IPS was engaged to develop, recruit, and manage the complete program and has produced outstanding engagement and results.
IPS has developed the capability, personnel, systems, and processes to successfully deliver a range of research projects. While each project has its own specific outcomes, our comprehensive project management approach provides detailed analysis, in-depth understanding and guides evidence-based solutions, processes, and policy development.
Our capabilities include; Research scoping and project management, online survey development, qualitative and quantitative research, software and research tools, social research, focus groups and reporting.
Recent Case Studies -
SMALL BUSINESS EDUCATION RESEARCH PROJECT 2017
IPS has been engaged by the ATO to design and deliver a small business education research project. The aims of the project are to provide a deeper understanding of what drives small business cash flow issues, and to identify the broader financial management education needs of small businesses.
SURVEY OF INDIGENOUS BUSINESSES 2017
IPS recently conducted a survey into the effects of the Federal Government’s Indigenous Procurement Policy (IPP) on Indigenous businesses Australia wide. This was the first key piece of research into the effects of the policy and will be used by Supply Nation and the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet to inform future revisions to the IPP.
BUSINESS SUPPORT SURVEY 2017
IPS has been engaged by Indigenous Business Australia to carry out an Australia wide survey of Indigenous Businesses to allow a better understanding of the business support services they require and to get feedback on the current IBA offering. IPS will produce an analysis and report on the survey and this will feed into the services offered by IBA in the future.
IPS continues to successfully deliver programs and services to enhance and develop business capabilities and capacity. Our team members hold broad experience including Chairperson of an ASX listed business, executive roles within APS, executive roles within Tier 1 contracting organisations as well as specialist small business consultants. Within our network we generally have an advisor to suit any level of client requirement or engagement.
Our services include business or department strategy development and execution, workshop delivery and design, procurement support, corporate and business health checks, business advisory services, financial management and reviews, work health and safety auditing and consulting and bespoke/ specialist consultancy services.
Recent Case Studies -
INDIGENOUS PROCUREMENT WORKSHOPS 2016 -2017
IPS designed, developed and delivered a series of Procurement Workshops Australia wide for Indigenous Business Australia. The focus of the workshop was to develop practical skills for use in responding to tenders, and featured practical examples designed to develop capability learned skills that can be immediately applied. The program was well received with 95% of participants rating the program excellent or good. IBA has recently contracted IPS to deliver another seven workshops around Australia.
INDIGENOUS BUSINESS CAPABILITY DEVELOPMENT 2017
IPS has been engaged by Indigenous Business Australia to work with Indigenous Businesses to enhance their effectiveness in competitive business environments. IPS conducts a review of the business’ current capabilities and develops revised capability statements, supplier profiles and business websites. IPS also reviews and provides feedback on Tender Submissions to improve future capability.
INDIGENOUS BUSINESS ADVISORY SERVICES 2017
IPS has been engaged by the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet to provide business advisory services to Indigenous businesses in regional and remote Australia under the Indigenous Entrepreneurs Fund. Under the program, IPS has provided specialist Business Advisors located in Perth, Adelaide and Townsville to work alongside Departmental teams to support Indigenous business growth.
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