Strategy and Implementation Summary
Corporate Fitness’ strategy is based on raising worker productivity and lowering overall costs for businesses. The most logical way to approach these factors is through a healthy work force. Companies that implement wellness programs with Corporate Fitness will be encouraged to look at the “big picture” regarding the effects of its wellness programs. Thus, one marketing goal is to persuade more traditionally managed companies that wellness can work for them.
By tailoring services and developing customized programs for companies and individual employees, Corporate Fitness will develop a reputation for quality and customer service.
Sample Milestones topic text.
The milestones table and chart show the specific detail about actual program activities that should be taking place during the year. Each one has its manager, starting date, ending date, and budget. During the year we will be keeping track of implementation against plan, with reports on the timely completion of these activities as planned.
|Milestone||Start Date||End Date||Budget||Manager||Department|
|Finish Business Plan||5/7/2009||6/6/2009||$100||Dude||LeGrande Fromage|
|Ah HA! Event||5/27/2009||6/1/2009||$60||Marianne||Bosses|
|Oooooh Noooooo! Event||6/26/2009||7/1/2009||$250||Marionette||Chèvre deBlâme|
|Marketing Program Starts||6/6/2009||7/1/2009||$1,000||Glower||Marketeers|
|Plan vs. Actual Review||11/1/2009||11/8/2009||$0||Galore||Alles|
|First Break-even Month||3/5/2010||4/4/2010||$0||Bouys||Salers|
|Upgrade Business Plan Pro||4/22/2010||4/24/2010||$100||Brass||Bossies|
5.2 Marketing Strategy
Corporate Fitness will begin by targeting small- to medium-sized businesses in the downtown Seattle area. The first task is to convince senior executives of the benefits and needs of wellness programs. This will be accomplished by aggressively pursuing interaction and relationships with business professionals who would profit from using this service. Once a strong image is established, Corporate Fitness will use similar strategies to market its services to larger corporations in Seattle and other areas of expansion.
5.2.1 Pricing Strategy
Prices for using Corporate Fitness’ services are comparable to those of higher-end fitness centers. An employee choosing to utilize a Corporate Fitness center will pay a $100 monthly fee. For each employee enrolled in the general wellness program, regardless of whether or not they use the fitness facility, the employer will pay $150 annually. The prices reflect the quality of the equipment and service.
5.2.2 Promotion Strategy
Following initial promotional activity through advertisements in newspapers, magazines, and on television and radio, Corporate Fitness will significantly reduce its promotional efforts in the hope that word-of-mouth will attract potential clients. Promotional activity will still be utilized through these media outlets, but only minimally.
5.3 Sales Strategy
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5.3.1 Sales Forecast
Anticipated sales are shown in the accompanying table and chart.
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3|
|Direct Cost of Sales||Year 1||Year 2||Year 3|
|Cost of Sales||$33,000||$44,000||$55,000|
|Subtotal Direct Cost of Sales||$33,000||$44,000||$55,000|