Franchise typically contributes some 6-15% of a developed economy GDP (e.g. US, France, Spain etc). Many companies have internationalize, scale and multiply leveraging on Franchise as a proven and systemized approach. It enlists the expertise of a local partner, shared risk, and reduced capital investment in entering new market. Franchising and Licensing Association (FLAS) will aspire to internationalize 100 Singapore brands in 3 years. Concurrently, Victor is developing at FLAS an inaugural national-level Franchise Competence Framework to help diagnose, build capabilities and internationalize companies.
Privileged to represent Singapore to participate at the World Franchise Council with some 32 countries of participants to explore and discuss issues on a franchising regulations, code of ethics and proposed a harmonized franchising competence framework worldwide.
Delivering a lecture on The Future of Technologies and Business Models to about 100+ audienceship of 55% senior management, with a privilged feedback of 60% excellent 32% very good. Many of the businesses found their needs to revitalise their business models if not technologies platform.
Delivering a strategic planning workshop with Malaysian top 5 real-estate developer. Exploring the competitive landscape of Proptech, RealEstate Tech, Blockchain, Virtual Reality, Built-to-Order apartment. Exploring the challenges of regulations, millennial stakeholders, changing demographics and disruptive technologies. It is not all about embracing technology. It is also about understanding your organization and your role in the ecosystem & working within the confines of regulation, capacity & capability. It's about creating the best fit for the foreseeable future!
To understand the impact of IR 4.0 in every organization, one must also look at your current organizational culture and how that resonates with change. In collaboration with Denison Consulting, have hosted participants across FMCG, Financial, Education,Franchise. Engineering Services with 360degree view of the impact of digitalization through an organizational culture survey.
Digitalisation has affected almost every industry across the globe, from AI to Robotics, IoT, etc. we need to navigate and seek provocative new insights by getting into the real world, actively observing, networking, and experimenting to generate valuable new ideas. This breakfast brainstorm session allows senior leaders in the region to share and take away valuable insights from each other
With women leaders in the industry, ranging from IBM CIO, FMCG CMO, President of Women Society emploring solutions to increase number of female leadership in the boardroom
Moderating the panel on Critical Success Factors of start-up entrepreneurs.
Attending international CSR Summit in Thailand, discussing on capabilities and sustainability issues within business communities and how a triple-helix model of Government, Private and Universities can seek solutions
Part of panel with MOS Ministry of Trade and Industry/ Ministry of Manpower Teo Ser Luck, SPRING Singapore, IDA and ASME highlighting that technology and innovation is key to being a significant differentiator for Singapore enterprises.
At the panel moderating a discussion with Senior Minister of State Sim Ann, SPRING Singapore, MOF, IDA on how Singapore entrepreneurs can interntionalise and leverage on consortium formation to access new international markets.