Developing a Business Plan

Business Skills

Aims of the course

This course will equip participants with the knowledge and practical skills to develop a successful business plan.

It will reveal the crucial elements of any business plan, while helping participants relate what they learn to their own scenarios, making it engaging and practical.


Who will benefit from attending?

Anyone who wants to develop a business plan or understand the principles involved in business planning and writing.


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Experience Level:
Main Group


Participants will learn to:

  • Use business plans as a platform for business feasibility assessments
  • Provide a focused and practical plan for their own businesses
  • Focus on personal objectives and key areas of concern
  • Communicate purpose and potential through a thorough plan
  • Identify and plan costs with respect to budgeting
  • Identify and effectively map goals, market and competitors


Key topics covered:

  • What is a business plan? 
  • What is its purpose? Why do you need a plan?
  • Understanding the essential components of a business plan
  • Exposure to sample business plans
  • Understanding areas to avoid when compiling a business plan
  • Understanding the relationship between the business plan, strategic plans, budgets and related business areas
  • Ensuring that your business plan is consistent and compelling


South West Training Scope: 

Our specialist trainers deliver training courses to businesses across the South West of England.  With clients in Cornwall, Somerset, Wiltshire, Dorset and Devon, we are the South West covered!


What's included?

The majority of our courses are customised and delivered in house.  Our standard fee for customised course delivery over the duration of a day is £950.00, which includes diagnostics, course customisation to ensure the course meets the specific needs of your organisation, materials and delivery to groups of up to 15 people.  This equates to a training investment of £65.00 per head. Certificates are issued upon completion of the training for all participants.  


Our Developing a Business Plan Training Courses are customised and delivered to businesses based in the South West, UK. Whether you are in Exeter , Yeovil, Bournemouth or Truro, our training teams have the skills and expertise to deliver insightful and dynamic training to your staff.  Contact us to discuss further.