Business Planning Course - Level 2

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Course Code : SH204
Format : Paper
Accreditation : ABC Awards
Suggested Duration : 60 Hours
Level : 2

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Course Description

Business Planning Course - Level 2

The aim of this course is to provide learners with an in depth knowledge and understanding of a range of business planning methods. This programme will allow students to obtain all the necessary learning knowledge needed to successfully complete this course and have a solid foundation to begin the planning for your business.

Every business requires a degree of planning from day to day to keep a structure and clear path for employees and customers.

Business planning is essential for every business and can also be helpful in gaining investment from other companies.

This qualification can be used to apply for Business Development or Business Management type jobs or to create and launch your own business with all of the tools you need. There is no need to leave your existing job whilst studying this course, you can learn from home at your own pace.

Students will explore a range of areas including:

  • How to evaluate your business idea

  • Carry our market research into your idea

  • Market your product or service

  • Compile the financial information required to run a business

  • Produce a business plan

  • Identify sources of funding

  • Instigate relevant business controls

When purchasing your chosen course, we strive to ensure that we give you the best possible deal. Inclusive of the cost of the course is the registration fee, certification fee and also full tutor support.


No Previous Knowledge Required

There are no learning knowledge or experience needed to begin on this course. This makes this course openly available to anyone with any interest in business planning.



On enrolment students will receive a course manual and a study guide. Not only this, you will be assigned a personal tutor who will be on hand to answer any questions or queries you may have throughout the programme. 



Students are required to complete a number of written assignments, these will be reviewed and marked by your personal tutor. You are not required to sit an external examination.



Module 1: Planning to succeed

  • Personal profiling & self-assessment

  • Evaluating your business idea

  • Writing a business plan

  • Business structures

  • Basic accounting requirements


Module 2: Market Research

  • Types of research

  • Survey methods

  • Questionnaires

  • Secondary research

  • Market research analysis


Module 3: Effective Marketing

  • The marketing cycle

  • Marketing plans

  • The cost per sale formula

  • Target customers

  • Business generation

  • The Marketing mix

  • Product life cycles


Module 4: Finance

  • Financial planning & control

  • A personal survival budget

  • Start-up budget

  • The meaning of profit

  • Direct and fixed costs

  • Break even analysis

  • Costing and pricing

  • Sales forecasting and adjustments

  • Cash flow forecasting

  • Profit loss forecasting

  • Capital requirements


Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details all of the units you have completed as part of your course).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government  for their qualifications on the national framework i.e. the Qualifications and Curriculum Framework (QCF).  It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.   As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.



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