Claricent Consulting Services

SME Advisory

As part of our SME advisory services, we can do the following:

  • Company diagnostic assessments
  • Turnaround management
  • Mentoring and coaching
  • Strategic planning
  • Start-up business plans
  • Growth plans
  • Marketing plans
  • Business feasibility
  • Due diligence
  • Capital raising

Co-operatives Consulting and Advisory

The co-operatives consulting and advisory leg of the business includes:

  • Diagnostic assessments
  • Capacity building
  • Mentoring and coaching
  • Turnaround strategies and action planning
  • Skills development through training in the following:
    • Training of board of directors
    • Finance for non-financial managers
    • Financial reporting
    • Auditing
    • Strategy development and management
    • Marketing management
    • Performance monitoring and improvement
    • Policy formulation

NGO Capacity Development

NGO capacity development at Claricent Consulting Services is inclusive of:

  • Organisational Capacity Assessments
  • Annual Audit preparation services
  • Training in financial management, policy development, proposal development
  • Mentorship and coaching
  • Financial and grants management
  • Risk and compliance management
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Resource mobilisation
  • Programme and project management
  • Donor reporting
  • Communication strategy development
  • Work planning development
  • Activity budgeting
  • Programme cost benefit analysis
  • Compliance auditing for federal awards, EU, DFID and other grants

MFI Consultancy

Technical assistance and management consulting is provided in the following areas:

  • New loan product development
  • Refinements to existing loan products
  • Support with governance matters
  • Stakeholder management, strategies and plans
  • Lending Methodology – design or improvements to existing practices
  • Portfolio and delinquency management – strategies and action plans
  • Performance evaluations and impact assessments
  • Operations management strategies and support to MFI leadership
  • Loans officer and management training
  • Policies – gap analysis and new policy development or enhancements
  • Workflow design, process maps compilation, improvement of efficiencies
  • Receivables management strategies
  • Risk management plans, inclusive of disaster recovery plans and business continuity plans
  • Detective and preventative internal controls, including fraud preventions plans
  • Support to MFI with raising capital (loan book, capacity building and operations)
  • Sustainability management plans – from start-up to breakeven
  • Human resources strategies – job profiles, recruitment, HR processes, compliance, etc.
  • Performance management systems – develop, implement, and monitor

Training and Capacity Building

We provide the following training, accredited and non-accredited:

  • Project management
  • New venture creation
  • Business administration services
  • Corporate governance
  • Financial management
  • Finance for non-finance managers
  • Credit management
  • Risk management
  • Performance management
  • Budgeting and budget management
  • Marketing management
  • Human resources management
  • Accounting for SMEs and Cooperatives
  • Strategic management
Move your business in the right direction with Claricent Consulting Services.