This workshop is ideal for existing businesses in Uttlesford and Essex that need a business plan to apply for funding or investment.

What’s covered

  • Why do I need a business plan?
  • Why funders use a business plan?
  • Personal and Business Goals
  • You in your business
  • Business relationships
  • Market research and Customer experience
  • Marketing plan
  • Your USP’s
  • Sales plan
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Budgets, cashflow and scaling/growth
  • Business processes and the Law
  • Action planning
  • The funder/investor view

What do I need?

  • Your existing business plan if you have one
  • A laptop that runs word although paper versions will be available

What will I gain from attending?

After this workshop you will be able to complete your business plan to a professional standard with an understanding of how funders, finance companies and investors view plans.

To sign up for this workshop, click here.

This course is funded by BEST Growth Hub and is led by Louise Capra.

On completion of this workshop you will be automatically referred to one of the BEST Growth Hub Navigators, who will be able to signpost you to further advise and any training that you might require.