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Dave Christophi

Business and Marketing

With a strong commercial background in helping companies achieve significant growth phases, through to buy out, strategic development and budget planning, Dave Christophi is a senior board executive with over 30 years’ experience in operational proficiency.

The Co-founder and Executive Director of ‘Your Guardian’ and ‘The BodyMapper’, Dave has a wealth of front-line exposure at the helm of vocational training institutes within the Active Leisure sector, supporting Start-ups and SMEs to achieve success and drive engagement through innovative education.

Initially serving 14 years in the RAF before embarking on a career within Education Management, Dave has helped to prepare and steer two private UK Training Providers through successful acquisitions, totalling over £33,000,000, as well as a career in Australia for Next Gen Health & Lifestyle Clubs.

A keen sportsman and family man, Dave’s love of sport, operational background, and sheer desire to help others succeed, has also led him to roles as Non-Executive Director on the board of England Touch Association, Committee Secretary for the RAF Servicing Commando & Tactical Supply Wing Association and Champion within Koi Sports CIC international ‘Power of 5’.

CPD Courses by Dave Christophi

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Filling your Strategic Gap
A bite size online learning course, that covers some fundamental marketing topics when considering future for your business. Focusing the strategic Gap Model as a prime focus for business decision making, we discuss the model and how to use it; looking at the 3 elements of the Strategic Gap model; Diagnosis, Prognosis and Vision.
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The 7 Steps of Effective Selling
A bite size online learning course, that covers some fundamental topics when considering a smooth sales process. Focusing on a sales process that requires human interaction and not and online or e-commerce sale. The main function of this course is to provide a framework for the learner to use when in a sales situation with a potential client.
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The Foundations of Running a Business
Focusing on the building blocks of business thinking to help shape an understanding of the fundamentals principles of operating a business. Covering four business topics, the foundations of running a business course helps bring real life practical context to commercial theory. Each module has online video lectures, course materials and working documents, along with knowledge checks to reinforce he concepts delivered. Long standing business theories have been given a new lease of life with simple to understand models, concepts and resources that focus on applying business practise rather than simply imparting commercial principles. We discuss Vision, The Marketing Process, Client lifecycle and cash flow forecasting. The models and resources are being used in the working commercial world, they are not just confirmed to this course; they are practical and easy to use.
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The Business Acumen Planning and Skills
Covering five elements of logical business topics, The Business Acumen Planning and Skills course helps bring real life practical context to commercial theory. Each module has online video lectures, course materials, working documents and templates, along with knowledge checks to reinforce the concepts delivered. The final business document provides a place to articulate a working business plan using elements from within the learning. Long standing business theories have been given a new lease of life with simple to understand models, concepts and resources that focus on applying business practice rather than simply imparting commercial principles. We discuss Vision, The Marketing Process, Clients, Products and Services, Financial Consideration and Promotion and Sales. The models and resources are being used in the working commercial world, they are not just confined to this course; they are practical and easy to use and can be revisited at any stage of the business lifecycle. The complexity of business has become simple to understand and can be applied effectively with The Business Acumen Planning and Skills course.