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Don't forget this in your financial budget!

As FY17 draws to a close, most of us have the FY18 budget to commit to.

But, have you ever forgotten an important line item in your budget and then struggled all year having to deal with it?

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Infographic - Choosing Your Perfect Consulting Service Provider

Posted on 2016- 12- 14 /

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In this final instalment of our publications for the year, we present you with a brief guide on how to choose your ideal consulting service provider.

Hiring a consulting firm to partner with may require more thought on the client's behalf than hiring other service providers.

Here's what's covered:

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Development Projects: How Not To Leave Too Much Money On The Table

Posted on 2016- 12- 07 /

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As promised in last week's email, here is the second instalment in our Development Project series. It follows on from our blog, which looks at the symptoms and reasons for poor feasibility study outcomes.

Now, download our free White Paper:

Development Projects: How Not to Leave Too Much Money on the Table - First Principles

 

White Paper: How not to leave too much money on the table

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Development Projects: Are You Leaving Too Much Money On The Table?

Posted on 2016- 11- 30 /

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How improving your management practices will reduce the risk of suboptimal NPV / IRR.

Net Present Value (NPV) and Internal Rate of Return (IRR) are key measures for organisations deciding which combination of options provide the optimal business outcomes.

A project is considered a failure if it did not at least meet its expected business value ‘On-Time, In-Full’ (OTIF). But what about those many marginal projects? From experience we know that there are many, many cases where a combination of...

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Turn Your Employees Into Superstars!

No organisation can attain its goals, achieve its strategy, delight its stakeholders and remain competitive if its workforce is not performing at the required level.

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FPC presented at AusIMM's International Mine Management 2016 Conference, Brisbane

Posted on 2016- 09- 02 /

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Both Kate Hobbs and Mark Franklin were invited to speak at AusIMM's International Mine Management 2016 conference held in Brisbane 22nd to 24th of August 2016.

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Building Highly Effective Teams

Posted on 2016- 06- 14 /

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A consistent challenge stated by Chief Operating Officers (COOs) is their continuous endeavour to ensure that all of their managers, supervisors and crews are aligned to common goals. Moreover, do they to have the capability and tools to achieve the objectives? Indeed, this leadership group often tells us that many of their people fail to deliver the expected ‘results through teams’ as they are not performing at the required level. Read on or download the whitepaper .

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Why We Like the Recent #IdeasBoom Policy

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As an Australian (even with a Swiss accent), I am really encouraged by the recent government announcement of the innovation boom.

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First Principles Consulting mentioned by Palisade Corporation

Posted on 2015- 09- 29 /

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First Principles Consulting is the subject of Palisade Corporation’s latest case study for BigPicture. Palisade is a leading supplier of risk and decision analysis software based in New York. Their newest product, BigPicture is a mind mapping and data exploration product for Microsoft Excel.

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New support system for SA women in mining | Business News | Business and Finance News | | The Advertiser

Posted on 2015- 09- 22 /

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Once again, well done FPC consultant Kate Hobbs and the crew from WIMNet and WinRSA for establishing this great program. Keep up the good work!

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