Write a three-page, single-spaced executive brief summary paper. Identify core issue(s) at hand relative to client’s future ambitions.

Topic: Stroz Friedberg Individual Case Analysis and Recommendations Brief

Read the Stroz Friedberg case and use the two HBR

Notes to analyze Stroz Friedberg’s central challenge(s)

Write a three-page, single-spaced executive brief summary paper. You may use unlimited supporting appendices. Building a strong suggestion set through executive summary brief writing is key to consulting success.

Below are additional keys/prompts to help you succinctly and persuasively present the executive brief:

a) Identify core issue(s) at hand relative to client’s future ambitions (desired future state – (less) current state = Gap(s) on which to focus solution/recommendation attention).

b) Surface underlying conditions – how did the issues come to be? (be as concrete as possible within given information)

c) Detail what will improve the issue(s)? (provide examples/supporting data as much as possible)

d) How do the suggestions solve for the issue(s)?

e) What does the implementation pathway forward involve?

f) Explain why this approach will likely succeed and how success will be measured.

Additional input for the executive brief:

In the recommendations, you would make as a consultant to address these challenges (pay particular attention to the ‘why’ behind the recommendations) don’t try to solve everything – move through complexity to get to the core recommendation(s) you expect will have the largest positive impact.

The Prioritization Sequence framework from the previous module can help you to focus your efforts and provide the client clarity about the pathway forward. Be sure to include in your recommendation(s) the ‘applied path forward

Write a three-page, single-spaced executive brief summary paper. Identify core issue(s) at hand relative to client’s future ambitions.