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Business Planning

The Business Planing course is designed for people who wish to gain an understanding of principles and practice of Business Planning.

Level 2 / ABC Awards / SH204

£324.00 or only £100.00 initial deposit

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Course Title:Business Planning

Awarding Body:ABC awards

Average Duration:60 hrs

Course Support:12 months expert tutor support

Course Description

Our Business Planning course has been deigned to provide students with a greater understanding of the different aspects related to effective planning. Upon successful completion of this programme, students will have the ability to describe and evaluate your business idea, produce a business plan, investigate how to conduct effective market research, and market your product or service. Not only this, you can expect to learn about the financial information required to run a business such as budgeting, profit and loss, and cash flow just to name a few. Learners will develop their ability to identify sources of funding, and instigate relevant business controls. Our aim is to provide you with the best possible deal available, therefore the registration fee, certification fee and full tutor support is included in the course price for you. 

Our Business Planning course has been deigned to provide students with a greater understanding of the different aspects related to effective planning. 

Upon successful completion of this programme, students will have the ability to describe and evaluate your business idea, produce a business plan, learn how to conduct effective market research, and market your product or service. Not only this, you can expect to learn about the financial information required to run a business such as budgeting, profit and loss, and cash flow just to name a few. Learners will develop their ability to identify sources of funding, and instigate relevant business controls. 

Our aim is to provide you with the best possible deal available, therefore the registration fee, certification fee and full tutor support is included in the course price for you. 

Course Info

Course Title:Business Planning

Awarding Body:ABC awards

Average Duration:60 hrs

Course Support:12 months expert tutor support

Previous Knowledge

No previous knowledge is required to complete this course.

Assessment

The Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards is gained by successfully completing a series of assignments. Your personal tutor will review, mark and provide you with feedback on your work.

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that NCC Home Learning has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by NCC Home Learning to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Modules

Module 1: Planning to succeed
Personal profiling & self-assessment
Evaluating your business idea
Writing a business plan
Business structures
Basic accounting requirements

Module 2: Market Research
Types of Research
Survey methods
Questionnaires
Secondary research
Market research analysis

Module 3: Effective Marketing
The marketing cycle
Marketing plans
The cost per sale formula
Target customers
Business generation
The Marketing mix
Product life cycles

Module 4: Finance
Financial planning & control
A personal survival budget
Start up budget
The meaning of profit
Direct and fixed costs
Break even analysis
Costing & pricing
Sales forecasting and adjustments
Cash flow forecasting
Profit & loss forecasting
Capital requirements

Support

You will receive the course manual, assignments and study guide plus tutor support by mail and email.

Our student support team are also available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that unlimited support is available for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.

This course is supplied and delivered by our partner organisation - Kendal Publishing.

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Course Description

Our Business Planning course has been deigned to provide students with a greater understanding of the different aspects related to effective planning. Upon successful completion of this programme, students will have the ability to describe and evaluate your business idea, produce a business plan, investigate how to conduct effective market research, and market your product or service. Not only this, you can expect to learn about the financial information required to run a business such as budgeting, profit and loss, and cash flow just to name a few. Learners will develop their ability to identify sources of funding, and instigate relevant business controls. Our aim is to provide you with the best possible deal available, therefore the registration fee, certification fee and full tutor support is included in the course price for you. 

Our Business Planning course has been deigned to provide students with a greater understanding of the different aspects related to effective planning. 

Upon successful completion of this programme, students will have the ability to describe and evaluate your business idea, produce a business plan, learn how to conduct effective market research, and market your product or service. Not only this, you can expect to learn about the financial information required to run a business such as budgeting, profit and loss, and cash flow just to name a few. Learners will develop their ability to identify sources of funding, and instigate relevant business controls. 

Our aim is to provide you with the best possible deal available, therefore the registration fee, certification fee and full tutor support is included in the course price for you. 

Previous Knowledge

No previous knowledge is required to complete this course.

Assessment

The Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards is gained by successfully completing a series of assignments. Your personal tutor will review, mark and provide you with feedback on your work.

Support

You will receive the course manual, assignments and study guide plus tutor support by mail and email.

Our student support team are also available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that unlimited support is available for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.

This course is supplied and delivered by our partner organisation - Kendal Publishing.

Modules

Module 1: Planning to succeed
Personal profiling & self-assessment
Evaluating your business idea
Writing a business plan
Business structures
Basic accounting requirements

Module 2: Market Research
Types of Research
Survey methods
Questionnaires
Secondary research
Market research analysis

Module 3: Effective Marketing
The marketing cycle
Marketing plans
The cost per sale formula
Target customers
Business generation
The Marketing mix
Product life cycles

Module 4: Finance
Financial planning & control
A personal survival budget
Start up budget
The meaning of profit
Direct and fixed costs
Break even analysis
Costing & pricing
Sales forecasting and adjustments
Cash flow forecasting
Profit & loss forecasting
Capital requirements

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that NCC Home Learning has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by NCC Home Learning to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Why should you choose NCC for your home learning?

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Price Match

We promise to price match if you find the same course elsewhere. Contact our team within 14 days of purchase and we will refund the difference.

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We're the top rated home learning provider on the independent reviews site, Trustpilot - currently rated 9.7/10 for customer service.

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Unlike many distance learning providers, we offer our students the choice of learning online, or from a paper booklet.

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Payment Plans

Choose to pay for your course in full, or spread the cost with monthly instalments. Payment plans are interest-free, and no credit checks are undertaken.

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Tutor Support

Our course tutors are experts in their field. They're on hand to mark your assignments and offer feedback and guidance throughout your course.

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Work at your own pace. Our team will support you, but won't chase you for work or apply deadlines for submissions. 

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