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Business Planning

Level 2 / ABC Awards / SH204

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

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WAS £270.00

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course duration: 60 hrs

study type: paper

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. 

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

Previous Knowledge

No previous knowledge is required to complete this course.

Assessment

This course is assessed through a series of tutor marked assignments. No attendance at an exams centre is required.

Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that Kendal Publishing has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria.  The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future.  The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.  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 difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner. 
 
The course itself has been designed by Kendal Publishing to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements.   ABC Awards’ endorsement involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by external inspectors to ensure quality is consistently met.  A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that Kendal Publishing has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria.  The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future.  The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.  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 difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner. 
 
The course itself has been designed by Kendal Publishing to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements.   ABC Awards’ endorsement involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by external inspectors to ensure quality is consistently met.  A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

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.

course description

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 required

Previous Knowledge

No previous knowledge is required to complete this course.

assessment

Assessment

This course is assessed through a series of tutor marked assignments. No attendance at an exams centre is required.

support

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

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

awarding organisation

Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that Kendal Publishing has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria.  The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future.  The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.  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 difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner. 
 
The course itself has been designed by Kendal Publishing to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements.   ABC Awards’ endorsement involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by external inspectors to ensure quality is consistently met.  A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that Kendal Publishing has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria.  The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future.  The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.  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 difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner. 
 
The course itself has been designed by Kendal Publishing to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements.   ABC Awards’ endorsement involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by external inspectors to ensure quality is consistently met.  A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.