If you are looking to start a business then you should consider the Business Planning course.

The Business plan is the brief of what the business is and what you will provide in products and services and how you would like to manage it.

To learn about your marketing options, strategies for growth of the business, expected profitability and risk management systems gives you the best chance of success in your business venture.

Whether the business will be a small or large scale operation, the Business Planning course will help you.

The course is completely self-paced to suit your lifestyle.


Course Outline
Course Code: 
100 hours - Access for 12 months
Online & Correspondence
Statement of achievement
Lesson Structure: 
  1. Introduction to Business Planning
  2. Focus and Direction
  3. Legal and Administrative Requirements
  4. Developing Objectives and Strategies
  5. Planning for Growth
  6. Risk Management and Contingencies
  7. Systems
  8. Marketing Plans
  9. Operation Plans
  10. Human Resource Plans
  11. Financial Plans
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 
  • Describe what a business plan is, and its main components
  • Differentiate between a vision statement and a mission statement
  • Discuss legal and administrative requirements of a business
  • Explain the importance of a business name
  • Explain the importance of setting goals and objectives in a business setting
  •  Describe strategies for coping with growth
  • Describe different types of business risks
  • Explain marketing processes
  • Explain operations planning
  • Explain the importance of human resources
  • Explain the purpose of financial planning