LSI Community development phases

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LSI Community development phases by Mind Map: LSI Community development phases

1. 1. Animation, prefesaibility and mentoring (getting 3 businesses kicked off)

1.1. Establish relationships with multiple stakeholders within the community

1.1.1. Bring community mentor on board

1.1.2. Hold briefing sessions individually and collectively Identify initial opportunities Usually 30-40 people Get critical mass aligned

1.1.3. Begin development work Workshops and seminars Community frames it's targets Shared future vision for the town Mandate for spending to divert locally

1.1.4. Form a constitution and prosperity association (unassociated co-op) Roles Treasurer Chairperson Secratery Mandate Spending diverted locally Jobs to be created Formulate action plan

1.1.5. Begin community development process Formulate business case / top line estimates of what is realisticly achievable Local fundraising Open bank account Get tax clearence certificate Grant application for feasibility studies and development of first business plans Submit grant application

1.1.6. Maintain constant contact During period between grant application and approval (1-3 months) Collect information Training on specifics of community led enterprise development process and opportunities

1.1.7. Identify available resources and potential Natural resources Skills Needs / infrastructural deficits

1.1.8. Conduct in depth surveys Household market research survey Key stakeholders Indivials interested in potential enterprises

1.1.9. Research possible opportunities and formulate outline business plans Incubator hub requirements First two businesses identified

1.1.10. Outputs Up and running community prosperity association in town Actively engaged with creating employment Have 150 people in the association within 3 months Clear vision and mandate Feasibility study funding applied for Match funding for feasibility study sought and gotten

2. Business development and mentoring

2.1. Begin workshops with new enterprisees

2.2. Select CPA rep

2.2.1. co-ordinates communication and meetings with wider community

2.2.2. Procures orders in principle for specific enterprises

2.3. Mentoring on development of CPA

2.4. Submit funding applications for next step

2.4.1. Including funding for initial capital resources

2.5. Carry out 2 feasibility studies

2.5.1. 2 detailed business plans

3. 3. Business incubation

3.1. Procure necessary resources for new business development

3.1.1. Site control

3.1.2. Training

3.1.3. Tooling

3.2. Put back office services in place

3.2.1. Logistics

3.2.2. Customer relations management

3.2.3. Ordering and billing

3.3. Roll out enterprise mentoring program

3.3.1. Update business plans

3.4. Continuous process if necessary

3.4.1. Until all potential businesses are up and running

4. 4. Operational support hub

4.1. Services

4.1.1. Logistics

4.1.2. Back office services Orders / billing Accounts

4.1.3. Business expansion support