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Adding value through competency and service excellence


Writing, consulting and facilitating is what I do best!

Hi, I'm Douglas Robinson, management consultant, project manager, professional facilitator, technical writer, content creator, freelance editor, eLearning instructional developer, and digital publisher.

I have over forty years practical experience in commerce and industry, and have been running my own management consulting and professional facilitation business for the past twenty-eight years, delivering value through effectively transferring knowledge, building competency and implementing best practice. I have sixteen years as an international consultant, facilitator and business trainer.

My mission is to help individuals achieve their success goals, create value and future-proof their careers through acquiring knowledge, developing critical skills and building competency in the four key perspectives of their lives: Financial, Professional, Personal, and Learning and Growth


Services I Offer


Management and business consulting, developing business plans, strategy consulting using Balanced Scorecard framework, scenario planning, strategy mapping, improving operations and business processes, sales, marketing and supply chain optimisation, managing and improving human capital using the Personal Balanced Scorecard System, and DISC behavioural profiling system.


Technical and non-fiction writing, content creation, business plans, marketing plans, educational and training materials, eLearning instructional design, eBooks and digital products. Freelance editing and proofreading of theses, dissertations, research proposals, learning materials, and technical reports.


On-line and in-person coaching for entrepreneurs, business owners, managers, supervisors and front-line managers.  I also train managers, supervisors and project managers to be coaches.


Facilitation of learning and development programs, scenario planning, strategic planning, problem-solving, negotiation skills, innovation and future shaping sessions and workshops.


Practical project management, coaching of project managers and project teams, project consulting and project management training.


Specialist consulting on food safety and HACCP and implementation of HACCP, and HACCP-based food safety systems in food manufacturing and food service organisations.

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Understanding, Analysing and Interpreting Financial Statements

eBook in PDF format plus Excel workbook containing eleven worksheets with sample data
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Brand: Douglas Robinson

A Step-by-Step Guide for Entrepreneurs, Business Owners and Non-Financial Managers

  • eBook in PDF format, accompanied by an Excel workbook containing eleven spreadsheet files supporting the content of the book.
  • Overview of Financial accounting concepts.
  • Structured process for analyzing financial statements.
  • Overview of the three key financial statements; Balance Sheet, Income Statement and Cash-Flow Statement.
  • Detailed analysis of the Balance Sheet, line-by-line.
  • Format, content and structure of the Income statement
  • Detailed analysis of income statement line items.
  • Explanation of the difference between the Cost of Goods Sold in Manufacturing and Trading companies.
  • Understanding Gross Margin
  • Understanding and analyzing the Cash Flow Statement.
  • The basics of Ratio Analysis for analyzing the financial health of an organization, including solvency, liquidity and profitability.
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