How to Write a Business Plan

How to Write a Business Plan

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How to Write a Business Plan – Sydney Course

Knowing how to write a business plan is an essential skill for small business owners, entrepreneurs and management level employees.

This 1-day workshop is suitable for beginners and will take you through the foundations of creating a business plan from the initial planning and research stages right to final presentation.

Students will work through a Business Plan Framework and apply it to their own company. You will work on each stage of the Business Plan and learn key skills in business writing, understanding your audience, research, analytics, sales planning, marketing, accounting and presentation.

During the workshop, you will have an opportunity to work on your own business plan with guidance from the tutor.

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Course Outline

In this course you will learn how to:

  • research and analyse the individual components needed for a business plan
  • apply skills to create a business plan for different audiences, including investors, banks, and other stakeholders
  • explain the purpose and future of their business in easy to understand terms
  • use accounting terms to describe the future for the business
  • describe marketing, sales, and planning strategies

Topics covered include:

  • what is the purpose of a Business Plan?
  • general Business Plan Framework
  • identifying your audience
  • gathering and analysing information
  • defining your company – including the USP (Unique Selling Proposition), company description, product and service descriptions, market analysis, and operations plan.
  • creating the sales plan
  • developing financial projections
  • putting it all together – including how to write the executive summary, making a strong presentation, and putting the finishing touches on the plan.

Course Outcome

This ‘How to Write a Business Plan’ workshop is designed for business owners and entrepreneurs who are ready to create a business plan. All the essential steps are covered, including drafting the original document, identifying the audience, gathering information, researching, describing product plans, as well as marketing, sales, and accounting terms.

Students will come away from the course motivated and equippedto write their own business plan.

What to bring

Please bring:

  • pen and notepad
  • iPad and laptops are welcome


This level is suitable for the complete beginner and assumes no prior knowledge.

Delivery Mode

The class is delivered in a classroom.