IMS works with clients to bring about cost-efficient entry and expansion in international markets. Cost-efficiency is accomplished by augmenting client management—as needed—with interrelated core competencies in the areas of strategic planning, market research, marketing, finance, information technology and training, and government relations. The effect is to facilitate movement into the international arena by overcoming the obstacles of insufficient management resources, reducing the time required to accomplish client goals and objectives, and minimizing the risks of failure because of efforts that are too narrowly focused.
The IMS Leadership Team forms a core of senior executives that will organize an entry or expansion effort that conforms to your goals and objectives and timing, as well as internal capabilities and resources.
The following typify the critical areas in initiating and sustaining an international presence—and indicate how IMS core competencies will bolster your management resources, and why they may be needed when expanding operations in the international arena: