Business Planning

University of Roehampton

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Business Planning

  • Host University

    University of Roehampton

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Business, Business Administration, Business Management, Management Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    Assessment: formative assessment – production of a business plan using a ‘real’ template; summative assessment – individual presentation in Dragons' Den format (10 min.)

    Module learning outcomes 
    1. Knowledge outcome – You will be able to enhance your understanding of the purpose and structure of an effective business plan and the key information that will need to be provided to prospective investors. 
    2. Intellectual/transferable skills outcome – You will be able to: Develop and present a business plan which articulates a proposed business, how it will operate and contains details on the business strategy, finance and marketing plans. 

    How the module develops Business Readiness 
    I am learning how to take innovative business ideas to start to consider new products or services. I am developing my commercial acumen and becoming aware of the drivers of business success and causes of failure. I am developing the ability to act entrepreneurially and to generate develop and communicate ideas, and develop an understanding of intellectual property. I am practising my communication and presentation skills through pitching. I am developing my curiosity and acting entrepreneurially through idea generation and problem solving by identifying gaps in current markets. 

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