Developing a Business Plan

Learn how to construct and present a detailed and professional business plan for future success.
What’s it about?

This course will help you in the process of assessing a range of business ideas, and deciding on the one that best fits your potential needs. Throughout the course you will be given the opportunity to apply what you have learnt from the course to your own business idea, as you develop your detailed business plan. 

What will I learn?

Upon completion of the course you will be able to:

  • outline an appropriate business development action plan
  • construct and present a detailed business plan

What’s involved?

 The main topics of the course are:

  • Why have a business plan
  • Developing a business plan
  • Moving from planning to a detailed plan
  • Addressing the business context
  • Marketing plans
  • Operational planning
  • Completing the business plan
  • Critical appraisal of the plan
Prerequisites?

The learner will need to be able to access and engage with online resources in the English language. 


Estimated Start: 2016Q4
Duration: 10 weeks, 2 hours per week
Type: Full Course
Assessments: 15 hours

Credentialing: Microcredential Official course credit
Course Credit: Yes, for different credentials specified below
Additional Courses:
Credential: BA Enterprise but also for BA or BSc in Combined Studies, subject to the mix of courses studied.
Level: 1st year Bachelor’s