|Course at QLS||Level 2|
|Endorsement||Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme|
|Study Method||Distance Learning|
|Course Duration||125 Recommended Study Hours|
|Entry Requirements||No Entry Requirements|
Want to know how to write a business plan?
The importance of the professional business plan in establishing a new brand cannot be overstated. In every respect, this one document represents the blueprint by which the business will be planned, built, managed and ultimately made successful. Every key stage in the development of the new business is both broken down and outlined in detail. From the initial idea itself to sourcing funds to marketing and more, the strength of the business plan will be reflected in the strength of the business as a whole.
This online business plan course, has been designed for those looking to transform a winning idea into a world-class business. Explore the key stages and requirements for building a competitive brand, taking charge of your future and writing your own success story. Over the course of five intensive units of business plan course online, candidates are guided through target audience identification, research and development of products (R&D), effective marketing strategies, financing, forecasting and ongoing budgeting
This business plan course online, is delivered over five in-depth modules:
Module 1 – What is a Business Plan For?
The opening course module explores the primary core purpose of the business plan and its role in establishing successful brands. The content of the contemporary business plan is broken down and explored, along with how to define the value of a business, identifying target audiences, carrying out audience analysis and a series of key business plan rules.
Module 2 – Defining Your Company
How to identify the relevance and potential strengths of a proposed business forms the primary focus of Module 2. Along with deeper market-analysis insights and how to pen professional company descriptions, candidates explore the concept of the USP (Unique Selling Point) and how to develop persuasive product descriptions.
Module 3 – Creating a Marketing Strategy
An overview of the importance of consumer analysis follows in Module 3, which also guides candidates through the creation of effective marketing strategies. Course content covers marketing plan analysis, selection of distributions channels, how to persuasively push the brand’s USP and how social media can be a uniquely powerful marketing platform.
Module 4 – Creating the Sales Plan
The following module outlines the key elements of the corporate sales plan. Along with an in-depth exploration of the ‘sales cycle’ theory, candidates learn how to create professional sales plans and investigate the relationship between thorough planning and stronger sales/performance.
Module 5 – Developing Financial Projections
Closing the course, Module 5 provides candidates with a broad overview of essential business financial theory and terminology. Approaches to accurate financial projections and planning are introduced, along with important budget considerations and an overview of GAAP – (General Accepted Accounting Principles).
Paying in Instalments: £340(Interest FREE Instalments)
No of Instalments: 10
Each Instalment: £27
Pay in Full: (£60 Discount) £280
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).
This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.