Planning a business is about more than having an idea. We can take you through business basics and the fundamentals of setting up and running a business in our Business Planning masterclasses, but we also have a lot of resources you can use listed below.
Business planning masterclass
You will learn about the importance of good market research, establishing your value proposition and determining your customer base. This workshop will also cover best ways to go about business planning by introducing you to new processes of business modelling.
Based on an innovative and simple approach as outlined in Business Model Generation text, written by Alexander Osterwalder & Ives Pigneur, you will take the first steps in devising your business plan. In this session, we will cover the 9 building blocks of the Business Model Canvas: Customer Segments, Value Proposition, Channels, Customer Relationships, Revenue Streams, Key Resources, Key Activities and Cost Structures.
- Download our Becoming Self-Employed Guide, which will help you get started with planning for your business
- Download a Business Plan Template
- Business Model Canvas Videos
- Business Model Generation
- How to Write a Business Plan Video
- Register Your Business with HMRC
- Companies House
- Start-up Donut
- Sample Business Plans
- Enactus Student Society
- Ask About Business