ABOUT future mode of operations


An online enablement program drawn upon Nick Pile’s experience with over 100 client engagements. It is a step-by-step approach to design strategies and ways of working that deliver desired business outcomes.


FMO empowers you to build your business plan and operating model. Future Mode of Operations (FMO) digital coaching and enablement program equips you to learn, practice and craft your own business plan and operating model

about the coach

Nick Pile

  • An industry veteran and management consultant, with 30 plus years of experience
  • Nick’s career spans across the globe with experience in several industry to formulate strategies and monitor its execution.
  • Nick specializes in coaching, advising and mentoring organizations.
  • Nick actively participates in consulting for start-ups, small and medium business community.

Our Value Proposition

Digital Platform

Easy to use online digital platform to support your learning journey

Proven Framework

Best practice framework adopted in more than 100+ client engagements

Personalised coaching

Learn and bounce-off ideas with trusted and experienced business management coaches

Teach you to fish

Well laid down program structure to equip you to perform than just 'learn & forget'

Bring your own problem

Use real life business problem to solve as you learn key concepts

Boundary less Thinking

Embedding boundaryless thinking to differentiate in thinking and execution

Who can use FMO?

Business Heads

Functional heads


Business Consultants

What will you learn?

Strategic Need Identification
  • Understanding business cycle
  • Understanding operating mode
  • Future mode of operations framework
Strategic direction
  • Defining vision & mission. 
  • Drafting vision & mission
  • Reference case-study
strategic goal and levers
  • Defining strategic goals
  • Defining levers for each strategic goal
  • Reference case-study
capability identification & business outcome
  • Identifying business capability
  • Defining business outcomes
  • Reference case-study
Capability design and building
  • Designing capabilities
  • Identifying ways to build capabilties
  • Reference case-study
defining roadmap
  • Planning 3-5 years of roadmap
  • Identifying the benefits
  • Reference case-study



Group (up to 4)

Suited forIndividuals, Students, Managers, Business Heads

Business and functional leadership teams of corporations, small and medium business.

Institutions – Healthcare, University, not for profits etc. Start Up teams, Sole Proprietors, Small and Medium Business Leaders

Learning hours7.57.5
Virtual consultation33
Offline project reviewYesYes
Chat SupportYesYes
Certification“Practitioner” in Boundaryless thinking – Strategy & Operational Design“Practitioner” in Boundaryless thinking – Strategy & Operational Design

$365 USD (exl. taxes)

$875 USD (exl. taxes)

Voice of Customer

Head of Banking products, Large APAC Bank

Strategic planning method focused on business capabilities helped us to translate our vision for a new product to a clear program of work which got endorsement form the Board.

Head of Integeration CoE, Large Australian Insurance Major

Thinking about our goals and the capabilities proved us to be useful to define the CoE roadmap and communicate our value proposition to other technology leaders in organization

Transformation Director, Australian Healthcare provider

Digital is playing a key role in reshaping our industry. Understanding capabilities and business outcomes proved to be a great tool to work with our healthcare professionals across our value chain

Global Head- Talent & Culture, IT Services

Talent and culture strategy was pivotal for us to respond to challenges in the IT services business and evolve our ways of working. Using the PLOT's strategy framework we were able to define our functional plan with lot more clarity.

Head of Projects and PMO

Our project delivery framework had enough guidance on idea and concept stages, however, using a more robust method to link the goals, capabilities, change activites and business case prove to be more easier for practitioners to define the case for change and mobilise for successful delivery