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04 Jan

Business Management Challenges in 2023

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As we kick off 2023, business managers are already considering some of the challenges they will face in the new year and the best ways to tackle them. Here are some of the key hurdles SCCIOB has identified that you should take note of if you haven't.

1. Shifting to a Sustainable Business Model

Tighter resource access has forced firms of all types to rethink their business models. The supply chain crisis and the ongoing effects of the pandemic also play into this redesign. Businesses must adopt sustainability as a core fundamental to withstand the possibility of supply shortages amid rising demand.

2. Deeper Digital Adoption

Larger companies have been energized by digital transformation, but not all businesses have the budgets to spend on new technology. Business evolution has reached a fork in the road dividing modern digital firms from traditional companies that engage in something other than big data. But resisting transformative developments such as cloud migration, automation software, and digital marketing risks surrendering market share to competitors.

3. Handling Inflation and a Slower Economy

After seeing the strongest recovery in the region from the pandemic, Singapore’s very open economy will likely be one of the worst-hit by a global growth downturn. Recovery from Covid-19-induced recession was hobbled by surging inflation, supply chain disruptions, a war in Europe, a worsening geopolitical conflict between the world’s two largest economies, and a retreat in global demand for goods, stifling exports from Asia.

4. Recruiting Quality Talent and Preparing for Labour Shortages

Attracting experienced talent will be challenging as the job market becomes more competitive while many seasoned professionals are still rethinking their careers. Automation software can be a sustainable solution to certain redundant tasks to improve productivity and accuracy of order fulfillment.

5. Keeping Loyal Customers Satisfied

Customer satisfaction has been a top priority among businesses. Speedy, accurate delivery has shifted from a winning to a challenging objective due to supply chain slowdowns. That's why it's helpful to maintain a list of backup suppliers and distributors in case primary vendors run into bottlenecks. Maintaining solid relationships with existing customers will remain one of the top small challenges in 2023 and beyond.

6. Protecting Data

Businesses must place a high value on strong cybersecurity to maintain business continuity. One cybersecurity breach alone can force an unprepared enterprise to start all over again from scratch. It's essential to develop multiple defensive layers of data and device protection to ensure that business and customer data is always kept secure.

7. Building Online Trust

Your online reputation as a business carries much more weight than just a decade ago. The good news is it's getting harder to fool people online regarding shallow marketing attempts. The challenge for companies is to generate enough positive engagement with a target audience to overshadow complaints that may appear in online customer reviews.

Stay ahead of these challenges by ensuring that you have the right skills to face them head on. SCCIOB provides a range of Management programmes to anchor you with the right knowledge to prepare for upcoming hurdles. 

Programme dates start from 30th January 2023, so don't miss out on the chance to brace yourself for the challenges of 2023. With highly experienced trainers with actual industry knowledge, you are assured of building the best knowledge base to brace your organisation to withstand the storm in 2023.

Don't miss out, call us at 63341080 and speak with our programme consultants today!

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