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What we do

JMA Projects is a Business Systems Consultancy that helps Interior Designers and Architects work smarter and build a 21st century business with better processes & great tech!

We’ll help you create streamlined systems that eliminate the chaos, stress and those growing pains resulting in you having a happy team and happy clients.

“Maria was great! She was very knowledgable and gave me a lot of useful advice in this session. She understood my business needs and explained everything very clearly. I now have some new ideas of which tools could help me to support my client facing business process. I would highly recommend a call with Maria!” Claudia Nawroth

Founder of Claudia's Projects, Project & Programme Manager

Is your business stressing you out?

Do you feel like you’ve lost control of your systems and everything is in a bit of a mess?

You’re good at what you do – the thing is.. as the business has grown things have got a lot more complicated!  

You’re so busy with the day-to-day delivering client work, that the way you actually run your business has dropped down your list of priorities. You know there’s a better way of doings things in your business, but you just don’t have the time to figure it out.

You want to grow the business, but your lack of systems is holding you back.

Nothing has been documented and nobody knows what you know. The trouble is, you can’t be there for every meeting! And what if you’re away? Or sick? What then?

You’re stuck and not sure what to do about it. You just don’t have the knowledge or the brain space to deal with it.

 And it’s stressing you out. You’re losing sleep. You’ve got a creeping sense of dread. And to make matters worse, you’re worried that it’s actually causing clients to lose faith in you and walk out the door. 

You’ve spent so long building your business’ reputation, and there’s no way you’re going to let something as fundamental as your lack of systems damage all that hard work.

It doesn’t have to be like this!

“As a working mother and a business owner it’s not always easy to find a right balance between work and motherhood. I love what I do but my children are always a priority so being efficient is the main goal.

Ideally, I would like to expand the business but that means having to bring more people into the business and therefore more time (at the beginning mostly) and commitment which makes me a bit nervous.

Maria suggested some software and tools which will help with organizing the business better and documenting the processes to make it easier to pass it to new employees.

Talking with Maria gave me a better view of my business and gave me a direction on how to work more efficiently, and I would recommend her to others.

Parinaz Nia

Founder and Interior Designer, Anvari Design

Just Imagine…

All that stress and mess is a thing of the past. Your business is now streamlined, and running more efficiently. Your people are happy and your clients are happy.

Instead of waking up with a sense of dread in the pit of your stomach each morning, you spring out of bed feeling refreshed and energized after a restful night’s sleep. You love your business again and remember why you started it in the first place!

No more firefighting. And being reactive. You’re free to make conscious choices and take on projects that light you up; working with clients you actually want to work with.  

Client relationships last longer and are happier all round. Their feedback is captured and changes are implemented, so they feel valued and listened to. 

You’ re finally able to grow your business at a steady pace. You’re finally able to enjoy running the business. And, most importantly you’re finally able to spend more time with your loved ones and be fully present, because you are in control of your business, and not the other way around.

This is not some pie in the sky vision! It’s real! And it’s all possible!

about me

Hi, I’m Maria Mustapha, Director of JMA Projects. I’m a qualified project manager with a Masters in Project Management, and over 15 years’ experience. I’ve been lucky enough to work in a variety of industries; from engineering and construction, branding and marketing, to software development projects. Working as a contractor and consultant for many years, I was often frustrated that despite the huge range of tools and software on the market that would make our jobs so much easier, there was hardly ever time to implement them! Even with smaller, more agile companies, the problem was the same. Not enough time or resources to try out new tools meant that they were stuck with the older, less efficient methods Particularly, when there’s a more efficient way to:

  • track projects
  • produce progress reports
  • onboard new team members
  • improve team communication and collaboration

I totally get it! But knowing there’s a better way of doing all these things drove me mad!

So nowadays, instead of being the frustrated Project Manager, I help SMEs design streamlined systems so that they can deliver a better service to their clients.

My Business Systems Strategy Service is going to turn your business from stress to streamlined and set for expansion.

It’s going to:

  • streamline processes
  • save you time
  • reduce expenses and wastage
  • improve client relationships
  • create happier team members
  • improve internal and external communication and collaboration

It’s up to you! Carry on stuck with the growing pains and stress! Or take action and get streamlined and grow your business!

Maria supported me in establishing effective and sustainable business processes which have enabled me to streamline my business model. I have been able to improve profitability without comprising my vision or values. Thank you Maria!!

Lara Sheldrake

Co-Founder, Found & Flourish

Consultation Packages

Strategy Session

Let’s solve your most immediate challenges and get your business ready for expansion!

Recommendations for resolving challenge including recommended systems and / or processes that can be implemented now, without being overwhelming.

60 minutes


Light Touch Project

Lets find out what systems and processes you use; what’s working and what can be improved / changed so you and your team can work more efficiently!

Online surveys with team members including freelancers and leadership / senior staff.

Analysis of research and findings. Strategy and Recommendations including recommendations for key systems and process with a step by step guide for implementation
6 – 8 weeks


In-depth Project

Everything in the Light Touch project, as well as: with research including: Research; Interviews with selected key team members for more in depth analysis, with online surveys for the rest of the team.

Detailed document with all the processes and findings including: how to lay out processes and what to use.

Options for implementation

Testing systems and 2 x reviews

12 – 16 weeks


Get in touch

Thanks for your interest! You can contact me in the chat / Message me or send me an email for any queries: