Developing A Business Plan

What topics are covered by the course?


The Planning Process
* Who should be involved in planning?
* The key elements of the planning process
* Strategic appraisals
* The role and expectations of stakeholders
* Gap analysis measuring the strategic need
* Developing future strategies
* Planning activities, projects and identifying priorities
* Resource needs to implement the strategy

Financial Plans and Budgets
* Understanding the risks inherent in your plans
* The role of budgets and targets and financial analysis

Communicating and Implementing the Plan
* The importance of communicating the plan
* The various audiences for the plan understanding their needs
* Unit and department plans what should you include?
* Responsibilities and personal objectives for implementation

Reviewing and Revising the Plan
* Monitoring implementation and progress
* When and how to revise the plan

Personal Development
* Personal action plan
* Developing your skills and competencies in business planning

Who should attend?

Managers with responsibility for developing business plans in their organisation.

What will I be able to do on completion?


By the end of the course delegates will be able to

* Devise, implement and evaluate a successful business plan.
* Identify the key steps in the planning process.
* Develop key indicators to track progress.
* Decide how and when to review and revise the business plan.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is an ongoing process throughout the course.


With practical tips, and real life examples, this course provides a step-by step approach to devise, implement and evaluate a successful business plan. This intensive one day course prepares managers for developing highly effective business plans with confidence and covers aspects of business analysis, development and communication needed to set the direction and deliver key organisational objectives in line with existing strategy.

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Delivery: Classroom
Category: Business Planning »
Duration: 1 Day
Qualification: In house qualification

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