Moving Business Operations (MBO) Services

Your investment in the US is more reliable and easy to control thanks to our 11 month method, a business development program divided into 4 phases. Each phase is designed based on our accumulated experience and will ensure the optimal utilization of your company resources. Our goal is to bring you to a point where you and your team will be capable of making an educated decision regarding your investment and your opportunities in the US market. This is possible after 11 months of monitored business development work in the selected US area.

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Moving Business Operations Workshop

What is the MBO workshop about?

Moving Business Operations is an 8 hour interactive workshop* for managers involved or looking to be involved in an international business expansion. MBO workshops are geared to finding business opportunities and/or partners for companies from in both sides of the Atlantic.

The main objectives of our MBO workshops and and business virtual meetings can be divided in three:

  • To create a meeting point for our sponsors and collaborators to present their companies and services to companies interested in doing business abroad, particularly in the US market.
  • To give attendees the opportunity to network and find partners and business opportunities as well as trusted service providers.
  • To give attendees the opportunity to ask direct questions to the MBO speakers who are specialist in judicial, financing and business cultural practices between the two countries.

Why is MBO beneficial to your organization?

This series of workshops aim to increase the competitiveness of Spanish companies operating or looking to operate in the US market. By participating in the MBO workshop as an attendee, you will have the opportunity to meet some of the most reliable professionals in the Spain-US business development arena. Interested in becoming a sponsor? By participating in the MBO as a collaborator, sponsor or speaker your organization will have the opportunity to:

  • Address workshop attendees on a one on one basis through a short presentation
  • Increase your client portfolio with companies that are really commited to perform in the US market
  • Network and gain significant exposure in the US >< Spain corporate community

What is the intended life cycle of the MBO workshop series?

The MBO workshop series is created to become a recognized periodical educational training session offered through the US-Spain chambers of Commerce and any other interested private entities. The workshop is normally offered in Spain and is divided in two modules (morning and afternoon) Workshop hours are from 10 am to 8 pm Spanish time. The morning module will cover typical MBO topics of interest to Spanish Executives and the afternoon module contemplates a virtual meeting (3.5 hour session) between companies of both sides of the Atlantic. The companies are expected to introduce themselves and discuss interesting topics with the help of two moderators.

Sample Sectorail MBO Agenda

  • A new energetic model for the US
  • Energy Efficiency in the private sector
  • Business Opportunities Spain-Texas

A simple MBO Agenda from past editions includes:

  • 10:00 AM - Opening
  • 10:15 AM - US Market Remarks & Human Capital Management Spain-US
  • 10:35 AM - Legal Barriers Spain-US
  • 11:05 AM - Business Opportunities Spain-US
  • 12:05 AM - The Need for Financial Services in the US
  • 13:25 AM - Entering the US Market
  • 16:00 PM - Virtual Business Meeting Introductions
  • 17:45 PM - Virtual Business Meeting and RoundTable Spain-US
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The MBO (Moving Business Operations) Method

Your investment in the US is more reliable and easy to control thanks to our 11month method, a business development program divided by phases*. Each phase is designed based on our accumulated experience and will ensure the optimal utilization of your company resources.

NOTE: Please note that phase 3 and 4 must be contracted together.

Our goal is to bring you to a point where you and your team will be capable of making an educated decision regarding your investment and your opportunities in the foreign market. This is possible after 11 months of monitored business development work in the selected area.

The MBO Method Phases

Initial Project Assessment

  • Study of Business Plan
  • Opportunity analysis
  • Election of target State (s) / region
  • 1st team meeting
  • Review US Marketing Plan
  • Needs Assessment
  • Introduction to the suggested MBO Team
  • Conclusion proposal

Business Prospecting

  • Preparation Tasks
  • Changes to Business Plan
  • Business Plan Adaptation/Localization
  • Translation of documents (as needed)
  • Cultural Training
  • Business Training
  • SPAIN-US Strategy Definition
  • Identification of Key Members
  • Logistic Planning
  • Sample Shipping (if needed)
  • Choosing travel dates
  • Objectives Short / Medium / Long term

MBO Process

  • Business Development Trip 1
  • Meet Prospect Buyers
  • Meet Potential Local Partners
  • Meet Collaborators
  • Meet Vendors
  • Meet Politicians
  • Team Test
  • Market Test
  • Trip Follow Up
  • Change Implementation
  • Business Development Trip 2
  • Presentation of Adapted Product / Service
  • Reach Agreements
  • Hire a Rep (if needed)
  • Final Follow Up

Program Wrap Up

  • Results Analysis & Planning
  • Wrap Up Meeting
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