Company, Market & Country Analysis Frameworks

  1. Business Model Canvas

  2. SWOT Analysis

  3. PESTLE Analysis

  4. Porter’s 5 Forces


  1. Business Model Canvas

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The Business Model Canvas is a strategic management and lean startup template for developing new or documenting existing business models. It is a visual chart with elements describing a firm’s or product’s value proposition, infrastructure, customers, and finances. More information here.

  1. SWOT Analysis

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SWOT is an acronym used to describe the particular Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats that are strategic factors for a specific company or target sector. A SWOT should represent an organisation’s core competencies while also identifying opportunities it cannot currently use to its advantage due to a gap in resources. More information here.

  1. PESTLE Analysis

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PESTLE Analysis is an analytical tool for strategic business planning. It is a strategic framework for understanding external influences on a business. There are six elements to a PESTLE analysis: Political, Economic, Sociological, Technological, Legal, and Environmental. More information here.

  1. Porter’s 5 Forces

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Porter’s Five Forces Framework is a tool for analyzing competition of a business. It draws from industrial organization (IO) economics to derive five forces that determine the competitive intensity and, therefore, the attractiveness (or lack of it) of an industry in terms of its profitability. More information here.