Special Projects

In addition to the basic services above, Brian Vogel Consulting will conduct special projects such as:

  • Mentoring and coaching project leaders, program managers and development teams
  • Advising owners of design and engineering firms about succession and management transition plans.
  • Serving as acting program manager for clients on projects with their customers
  • Providing consultation and advice for projects dealing with defense and other federal agencies and prime contractors
  • Advising clients regarding surviving and prospering during economic downturns
  • Temporary rescue CEO engagements
  • Growth management and how to avoid associated pitfalls
  • Competitive analysis within the design industry and with outside client-based industries
  • Identification of and entry into new markets
  • Developing, integrating and providing new services
  • Setting up and recruiting a Board of Advisors
  • How to handle Intellectual Property issues
  • Acquisition due diligence
  • Exit strategy and how to make your firm attractive to potential acquirers
  • Planning and facilitating off-sites for whatever reason
  • Customized searches, desktop research, and due diligence on almost any subject
  • Marketing and Sales process checklist and performance scorecard
  • Management Team Bandwidth exercise, analysis and recommendations
  • Critique of client project management including the roles and responsibilities of client managers (from the selling side) and project leaders (from the “doing” functions)
  • Architecting targeted marketing and sales campaigns
  • Website critique and recommendations
  • Working a trade show, exhibiting
  • Leveraging event sponsorship
  • Speaking, writing, and establishing thought leadership
  • Special executive searches for CEO’s within the design and product development industry
  • Career Counseling and Resume/Portfolio Review for designers, engineers, program managers and project leaders