Getting Your Ducks in Line (1992)

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  • The Tollemache and Cobbold Brewery Alternative
  • Troubleshooter 2 - Tollemache and Cobbold Brewery Alternative


Despite being 270 years old, Tolly Cobbold is in reality a new business, having undergone a management buyout from Brent Walker in 1989. The two directors responsible have an ambitious plan to achieve their dream of making the brewery great again, but time and interest rates are not on their side. The programme provides an insight into: operating in a niche market; how management buyouts function; the role of a business plan and what it should achieve; weighting your business' capabilities against market needs; and "getting all your ducks in line".

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