What is the course about?
We will follow a step by step overview on how to write a business plan with a focus on expressing a solid and professional business view.
You will be working on a business plan model that you can present to an investor or to be a guide to start or expand your business. From defining your business, product and brand to bringing your product or service to the Market to an exit plan you will understand what is necessary to cover every step of the way in your plan.
What will we cover?
Structure and purpose
Defining your business
Branding and Marketing overview
Management and operations
A brief overview of Financial Plan and forecast.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Write your own business plan as a guide to start a business or to present it to investors.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This course is designed for anyone wanting to start or expand a business.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
This is a one day course. You will be taught by presentations, discussions and exercises. You will look at business plans samples and examples.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
No costs. Bring a pen and a pad.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Business plan: financial planning and forecast, an introduction to Project management, developing and managing your brand, online marketing: a detailed introduction, brand identity, grow in confidence with networking, business skills for creative businesses, social media for business.
General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details