This is a special session of the course "Introduction to Business Plans" for SheTrades Commonwealth.
This course introduces participants to the concept and structure of business plans. It begins by outlining their general importance and uses, before moving on to divide them into six types according to the purpose for which they were built. It then introduces two frameworks which can be useful in conceptualizing a business plan: the Strategy Diamond and the Business Model Canvas. Finally, it concludes by offering an exercise designed to help participants organize their thoughts when writing a business plan.
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After completing this course, participants will be able to:
Participants who meet the course requirements will receive a Certificate of Completion issued in electronic format.
Lecture 1: Introduction to Business Plans
Lecture 2: The Business Strategy Framework
Lecture 3: The Business Model Canvas
Lecture 4: Exercise: How to Present a Business Plan
Case Study Exercise