Ivan McKeever | Vistage UK
Speaker Bio

Ivan McKeever

Ivan is experienced at building really valuable businesses.

He combines his own personal experiences and observation with research conducted across 17,000 UK and USA businesses and renowned experts in order to distill his workshop The 8 Key Drivers of Value. Ivan has significant operational, corporate governance and fund raising expertise. He has led large and small businesses through turnaround, growth and exit stage.

He has been a board member of Styles & Wood Plc from 2002 to 2010 becoming MD in 2007 and CEO in 2008. He was part of the MBO team that grew the business from £100m to £300m with a listing on the London Stock Exchange at c.£100m valuation. He has been CEO of Wireless Energy Management Systems International, a £10m turnover business that was sold at 10 x EBITDA. He is currently Chairman of Energy Circle Plc and Via Developments Plc and held senior positions with Hewden Stuart Plc, GE Capital and AT&T Capital.

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The 8 Key Drivers of Business Value

During this session Ivan will use a combination of discussion and workouts to demonstrate the strategies attendees can immediately and easily implement that will dramatically enhance the value of their business.

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The 8 Key Drivers of Business Value

Overview:

In this engaging and interactive workshop Ivan will share with you his own experiences and learning in order to illustrate The 8 Key Drivers that can significantly impact a company’s value both negatively and positively. During his session he will use a combination of discussion and workouts to demonstrate the strategies attendees can immediately and easily implement that will dramatically enhance the value of their business.

Whether you’re growing a business to sell, pass it on or you’re an executive with stakeholders and shareholders, knowing how to build value gives you a distinct advantage.

Pre-work:

This workshop is highly interactive and fun. It is littered with real life business examples (not theory) distilled from Ivan’s successes and failures. Leaders will engage in discussion, role-play and work out sessions on each of the 8 Value builders. They will review their own personal Value Builder Score and identify areas for improvement.

Outline:

Have you ever wondered why some businesses are valued at 3 x EBITDA and others 30 times? Ivan will explain the “8 Key Drivers” of company value and what you can do to “supercharge” the value of your business.

Objectives:

By the end of this session’s members will:

  • Have figured out if they have any dependencies that will impact the value of their business.
  • Know why the quality of an orgaisation is as important as the size of the organisation.
  • Understand why scalability matters and how they might scale up.
  • Have discovered 4 great strategies that will significantly improve recurring revenue in their business.
  • Play the “Cash Flow” challenge and figure out how well they are managing debtors and creditors.
  • Think about opportunities where they might be able to take monopoly control over a market sector.
  • See an example of a worthless business.
  • Learn why customer satisfaction really impacts value.

Takeaways:

Business leaders will leave this session with:

  • An understanding of where their business Value is being diluted.
  • Strategies for improving business value.
  • A Personal Business Value Score Card.
  • Tips on how to avoid the “Owners Trap”.
  • Methods of increasing recurring revenue.
  • A workbook covering each of the 8 Value Builders.

The 8 Key Drivers of Business Value

During this session Ivan will use a combination of discussion and workouts to demonstrate the strategies attendees can immediately and easily implement that will dramatically enhance the value of their business.

Read more

The 8 Key Drivers of Business Value

Overview:

In this engaging and interactive workshop Ivan will share with you his own experiences and learning in order to illustrate The 8 Key Drivers that can significantly impact a company’s value both negatively and positively. During his session he will use a combination of discussion and workouts to demonstrate the strategies attendees can immediately and easily implement that will dramatically enhance the value of their business.

Whether you’re growing a business to sell, pass it on or you’re an executive with stakeholders and shareholders, knowing how to build value gives you a distinct advantage.

Pre-work:

This workshop is highly interactive and fun. It is littered with real life business examples (not theory) distilled from Ivan’s successes and failures. Leaders will engage in discussion, role-play and work out sessions on each of the 8 Value builders. They will review their own personal Value Builder Score and identify areas for improvement.

Outline:

Have you ever wondered why some businesses are valued at 3 x EBITDA and others 30 times? Ivan will explain the “8 Key Drivers” of company value and what you can do to “supercharge” the value of your business.

Objectives:

By the end of this session’s members will:

  • Have figured out if they have any dependencies that will impact the value of their business.
  • Know why the quality of an orgaisation is as important as the size of the organisation.
  • Understand why scalability matters and how they might scale up.
  • Have discovered 4 great strategies that will significantly improve recurring revenue in their business.
  • Play the “Cash Flow” challenge and figure out how well they are managing debtors and creditors.
  • Think about opportunities where they might be able to take monopoly control over a market sector.
  • See an example of a worthless business.
  • Learn why customer satisfaction really impacts value.

Takeaways:

Business leaders will leave this session with:

  • An understanding of where their business Value is being diluted.
  • Strategies for improving business value.
  • A Personal Business Value Score Card.
  • Tips on how to avoid the “Owners Trap”.
  • Methods of increasing recurring revenue.
  • A workbook covering each of the 8 Value Builders.

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