ARE YOU STRUGGLING TO ANSWER COMPLEX QUESTIONS LIKE THESE?

strategy consulting & training services that help you answer these questions

WE SPECIALISE IN ANSWERING THESE QUESTIONS

COMPLEXITY IS MANAGEABLE

LET US SHOW YOU HOW

We created the Systemic Stairway™, a reliable and trustworthy methodology that empowers management and leadership teams to make effective decisions with the power to accelerate and leverage real change and results in any complex or uncertain situation. Learn more about the methodology here.
The Systemic Stairway methodology for managing complex situations - strategy consulting and training services

WHAT WE DO

  • Strategy consulting and facilitation. We enable management and leadership teams at any level to create high impact decisions in any complex strategic or operational situation. We accelerate the rate at which you overcome challenges and achieve results.

  • SME performance facilitation and capacity development. We are the Leatherman every SME needs. We ensure SMEs (and NGOs) develop and execute high leverage strategy for success. During the process we boost leadership and management capabilities to ensure long term effectiveness.

  • Team performance. Teams are the engine room of your organisation. No matter the team dynamics and size, we have a tried and tested process for creating high performing teams.
  • Training and leadership development. We develop excellent leaders equipped with the Systemic Stairway™ methodology and practical facilitation and collaborative management skills required to drive team and organisational effectiveness.

HOW WE DO IT

WHO WORKS WITH US

CEOs, DIRECTORS & EXECUTIVES

Who want to resolve real strategic or operational issues & take their organisations to the next level.

L&D
DEPARTMENTS

Who want to resolve organisational challenges and meet organisational needs through training & development.

INVESTORS, CSI & FOUNDATIONS

Who want sustainable and successful SMEs, civil society organisations, NGOs & start-ups.

MANAGERS & TEAM LEADERS

Who want to lead high performing teams & well managed operations and projects.

I can fully endorse Dr Julian Day and the Systemic Stairway. The method was enormously helpful in creating the great success we have had at Henley in Africa.

Jon Foster Pedley | Dean, Henley Business School

I would like to extend my heartfelt thanks to Dr Day and Mr Theron for assisting to put IDG onto a path that will enable us to tackle the challenges that  COVID-19 have left for us. We are now able to embrace the “new unusual” with confidence!

Jeff van der Watt | CEO, Inside Data Group

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WHY PEOPLE WORK WITH US

SPEED

Our strategy consulting and facilitation accelerates the speed at which you: Understand your situation. Identify high-leverage priorities. Create executable decisions. Implement.

SUCCESS & ROI

We enable success. We answer real questions and resolve real issues. We create high performing teams. We equip you with practical skills that have real work place value.

RELIABILITY & EXPERIENCE

Our processes are reliable. We are reliable. We have a wealth of experience to back it up.

COLLABORATION

Our extensive research into collaboration ensures that our methodology is built on solid foundations that enables diverse groups or teams to work together productively.

WHAT SEPARATES US

UNIQUE METHODOLOGY

We have a systemic understanding of the underlying theory of collaboration. This underpins our practical methodology that ensures collaborative success in any complex situation.

ACTION LEARNING

The quicker you learn, the quicker you win. We know how to speed up your learning while resolving real challenges that are important to you and your organisation.

PRACTICAL BENEFIT

People love our strategy consulting, facilitation, training and our methodology because they experience it as practical and useful in many spheres of their work and life. We have high uptake and execution.

Collaboration, problem solving and decision making for managers online course

NEW ONLINE COURSE AVAILABLE.

Our online course provides the quickest route to developing high impact, problem solving and decision-making skills required to manage any complex situation from inception to implementation. Great managers know how to make situations manageable quickly, even when things are difficult and confusing.

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NEW BOOK AVAILABLE.

This book can help you answer four fundamental questions that managers are always asking themselves. 1. What is going on? 2. What should we do? 3. Who will commit to action? 4. What have we learnt?

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Systemic problem solving and decision making for managers
HUGE fan of Dr Julian Day’s work. Had the opportunity to study his approach whilst working with Old Mutual. At the time it was one of those fabulous moments of epiphany: a real game-changer, and it has since been an invaluable part of my toolset as a facilitator. Highly recommended to anyone who wants to get “unstuck”.

Liz Dewing | Managing Director, Magnetic North Facilitation

“I first met Dr Julian Day when I enrolled to do an Advanced Certificate in Leadership through Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town. In a nutshell, the secret of the model in my opinion is the fact that it is rooted in ‘The Design of Collaborative Projects’, which is the title of Dr Day’s PhD. Our success in the Region lay in obtaining the input of every single employee in the structure into the overall view of the business, and then of course processing this input through Dr Day’s tried and tested Systemic Stairway™ methodology. Using the principals of the methodology I was able to extinguish fires and settle the Region on a path to success.”

Avi Ramgoolam | Retired Regional General Manager, Old Mutual

It has been a real pleasure working with Dr Julian Day over the past 5 years. We have run a number of training programmes as well as workshops to address project related challenges. Julian has the ability to distill complexity into its essence and brings structure, direction and clarity into his problem solving approach. This allows teams to shift towards a common purpose in a collaborative way, having “intelligent conversations” so that everyone is learning. Delegates always leave his workshops with deep insight as well as the energy and enthusiasm to implement the plans that they have committed to.

Bjefke Breebaart | Learning and Development Specialist, South African Reserve Bank

A huge thank you Julian to the incredible craft you have gifted to Henley and its delegates and clients in the work you have carried out this year. I am reticent to call it work – it is a calling and an absolute gift. You bring a level of experience that is hard to match and a wealth of understanding of adult education, along with many other attributes.

Linda Buckley | Executive Education, Henley Business School

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