Thrive in an exponential world

Get your company future ready

The Exponential growth surprise factor

You’ve seen it for yourself. Markets that used to be fairly predictable are experiencing significant paradigm shifts, and many of the globe’s biggest (and long-standing) businesses have been taken by surprise. In a radically changing world, relying on experience isn’t nearly enough.

  • Profits are under pressure from traditional competitors and disruptive startups.
  • 57 Major US retailers have filed for bankruptcy since 2015.
  • By 2030, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is expected to generate a global economic impact of $15.7 trillion.
  • Half of the S&P 500 companies are likely to disappear from the list in the next decade.

 

By 2030, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is expected to generate a global economic impact of $15.7 trillion

 

By 2030, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is expected to generate a global economic impact of $15.7 trillion

 

By 2030, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is expected to generate a global economic impact of $15.7 trillion

 

By 2030, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is expected to generate a global economic impact of $15.7 trillion

  • Venture capital investments are allowing money-losing firms to continue operating and undercut incumbents – creating disruption without generating profits.
  • Revenue growth has become the biggest driver of shareholder value.
  • Innovation isn’t showing returns.
  • There are currently 309 private companies around the world valued at ± $1B (aka Unicorns). 111 of these only joined the unicorn club in 2018.

You have to learn from the future.

Through Strategy& and FutureWorld Exponential Growth offering, you can turn surprise into mindful anticipation and thrive and grow in this new exponential marketplace'

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What organisations that have learned from the future have to say
 

"This was the most powerful presentation I have ever seen. You have absolutely shaken us out of complacency. We must ‘think future’ every day, not just at annual retreats. There is no yesterday, only tomorrow."

Kitty Choi, Head, Efficiency Unit, Hong Kong Government

Our Exponential Growth process

Strategic Thinking - Strategic Action - Strategic Execution.

These can steer you towards exponential growth. Our expert network of futurists, innovators, business strategists, and entrepreneurs can help you understand the forces that have shaped what you are today, and more importantly, those that’ll shape your future…

Empowering you to choose your ideal future and fast-track its creation!

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Our process includes three phases: 1. Understand, 2. Design and 3. Create.

We use Design Thinking and Lean Innovation throughout the process to validate and test future business ideas and opportunities.' 

Sessions 1 – 8: Each day is a themed event
  • Various keynote speakers
  • “So What?” workshop to create future business ideas & opportunities
  • Divergent thinking
Session 9: 3 Day breakaway
  • Keynote speakers
  • Determine and sign off your business of tomorrow
  • Convergent thinking

  • Shareholder value analytics
  • Ambition setting
  • Exponential Growth mandate
  • Board approval
  • Opportunity validations

Project development:
  • Initial feasibilities
  • Bankable feasibilities
  • Investment proposals – 6 to 8 game changing new businesses
  • Commercialisation


Contact us

Wayne Jansen

Partner, PwC South Africa

Tel: +27 (0) 11 059 7209 / +27 (0) 83 357 2131

Jacques Eybers

Partner, PwC South Africa

Tel: +27 (0) 11 287 0506 / +27 (0) 83 325 2122

Eben Gerryts

Partner, PwC South Africa

Tel: +27 (0) 12 429 0409

Elmo Hildebrand

Advisory Cyber Security Leader, PwC South Africa

Tel: +27 (0) 11 797 5192

Costa Natsas

Partner, PwC South Africa

Tel: +27 (0) 11 797 4105

Andries Rossouw

Partner/Director, PwC South Africa

Tel: +27 (0) 11 797 4060

Gert Allen

Africa PCS Leader, PwC South Africa

Tel: +27 (0) 11 797 6101

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