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Business Strategies and Planning Program

Business Strategies and Planning Program

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Master the art of strategic planning through expert guidance, equipping you with the skills and confidence to lead your organisation towards sustainable growth and competitive advantage.

What will you learn from this course?

  • Gain comprehensive knowledge about business administration and business management
  • Understand the core competencies and principles of business administration and business management
  • Explore the various areas of business administration and management
  • Know how to apply the skills you acquired from this course in a real-life context
  • Become a confident and expert business administrator or business manager

Business Strategies and Planning Program Course

Master the skills you need to propel your career forward in business administration and business management. This course will equip you with the essential knowledge and skillset that will make you a confident business administrator or business manager and take your career to the next level. This comprehensive business strategies and planning course is designed to help you surpass your professional goals. The skills and knowledge that you will gain through studying this business strategies and planning course will help you get one step closer to your professional aspirations and develop your skills for a rewarding career.

This comprehensive course will teach you the theory of effective business administration and business management practice and equip you with the essential skills, confidence and competence to assist you in the business administration and business management industry. You’ll gain a solid understanding of the core competencies required to drive a successful career in business administration and business management. This course is designed by industry experts, so you’ll gain knowledge and skills based on the latest expertise and best practices. This extensive course is designed for business administrator or business manager or for people who are aspiring to specialise in business administration and business management.

Enrol in this business strategies and planning course today and take the next step towards your personal and professional goals. Earn industry-recognised credentials to demonstrate your new skills and add extra value to your CV that will help you outshine other candidates.

Who is this Course for?

This comprehensive business strategies and planning course is ideal for anyone wishing to boost their career profile or advance their career in this field by gaining a thorough understanding of the subject. Anyone willing to gain extensive knowledge on this business administration and business management can also take this course.

Whether you are a complete beginner or an aspiring professional, this course will provide you with the necessary skills and professional competence, and open your doors to a wide number of professions within your chosen sector.

Entry Requirements

This business strategies and planning course has no academic prerequisites and is open to students from all academic disciplines. You will, however, need a laptop, desktop, tablet, or smartphone, as well as a reliable internet connection.

Assessment

This business strategies and planning course assesses learners through multiple-choice questions (MCQs). Upon successful completion of the modules, learners must answer MCQs to complete the assessment procedure. Through the MCQs, it is measured how much a learner could grasp from each section. In the assessment pass mark is 60%.

Advance Your Career

This business strategies and planning course will provide you with a fresh opportunity to enter the relevant job market and choose your desired career path. Additionally, you will be able to advance your career, increase your level of competition in your chosen field, and highlight these skills on your resume.

Recognised Accreditation

 

CPD

CPD certificates are accepted by thousands of professional bodies and government regulators here in the UK and around the world. Many organisations look for employees with CPD requirements, which means, that by doing this course, you would be a potential candidate in your respective field.

QLS

The Quality Licence Scheme is a brand of the Skills and Education Group, a leading national awarding organisation for providing high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

Course Curriculum

Welcome - How to Get The Most Out of The Course

Learn Business Fundamentals and Create Your Own Business Plan Today

Getting Started – How to Use Our\Course

Quickfire Strategy Quiz How Much Do You Know About Your Business Strategy

Quickfire Strategy Quiz – My “Answers”

How to Get The Most From This Course

Using The Course Map Matrix

Guide to The Course Assignments

Download All Course Materials Here

Business Fundamentals: Connecting Business Strategy to The Business plan

Section Introduction: Connecting Business Strategy to The Business Plan

Business Strategy to Business Plan

What Do You Mean by Business Strategy

What is a Business Plan

What Do We Mean by Corporate Strategy

Should You Be Creating Shareholder Value

Introduction to Strategic Management

Business Fundamentals: The Value of Strategic Analysis

Section Introduction: The Value of Strategic Analysis

Strategic Analysis – The First Step

What is Strategic Analysis

Frameworks for Strategic Analysis

Strategic Analysis Frameworks Case Study: Apple

Business Fundamentals: Frameworks and Theories Business Strategists Must Know

Section Introduction: Frameworks and Theories Business Strategists Must Know

Why are These Business Models Important

The Story of The Hedgehog and The Fox

Why are Management Theories Useful in Business Strategy

SWOT Analysis

Introduction to Michael Porter’s Five Forces Model

Lafley and Martin Five Step Strategy Model

The 5Cs Model

What is PEST or Broad Factors Analysis

PESTEL Analysis

Ansoff Matrix

Value Chain

Business Model Synthesis

Black Swan Events – Coronavirus

Critical Evaluation of Leadership

Section Introduction: Critical Evaluation of Leadership

Vision and Leadership – Starting at The Top

What Skills are We Looking for in Management

What is The Purpose of a Vision Statement

Products and Services and Competitive Advantage

Section Introduction: Products Services and Competitive Advantage

What Do We Mean By Products and Services

Why Product Differentiation is Critical

Product Diversification in Business Strategy

How Does Quality Management Fit into Your Business Strategy

What Do We Mean By Competitive Advantage

Bowman’s Strategic Clock – Strategic Positioning

Products, Services and Technology in The Business Plan

Competition - Know Your Enemy

Section Introduction: Competition – Know Your Enemy

Competitor Analysis

BCG Matrix

Competitors and Competitive Forces

Competitive Intensity

Industry Life Cycle

Competition – Business Plan Tie In

External Strategic Analysis - Industry, Markets and Competition

Section Introduction: Industry, Markets and Competition

What Do We Mean By External Strategic Analysis

How Does Industry Analysis Help

Conducting PEST or Broad Factors External Analysis

What are The Business and Funding Life Cycles

Value Chains: Connecting Companies to Their External Environment

Addressing The Total Addressable Market (TAM)

Market Segmentation: Choosing Customers

Bargaining Power of Suppliers

Bargaining Power of Customers/Buyers

Business Plan: Industry, Markets and Competition

Internal Strategic Analysis - Operations and Customer Management

Section Introduction – Operations and Customer Management

What are Business Operations

Strategic Analysis With The Business Model Canvas

How Can Corporate Structure Impact Strategy

Organisational Development

Reviewing The Operations of The Firm

Click and Mortar – Online Meets Offline

eCommerce Business Models

Internal Strategic Analysis – Business Plan Tie In

Six Minute Strategist SWOT Assignment

Section Introduction: Six Minute Strategist SWOT Assignment

Customer Value Proposition

Section Introduction: Customer Value Proposition

Understanding The Customer Value Proposition

Positioning Your Firm in The Market

What Do We Mean By a Profit Model

Hax’s Delta Model

Switching Costs and Customer Strategy

Managing The Customer Experience

What is The Customer Journey

Customers, Customer Value and The Business Plan

Sales and Marketing Strategy

Section Introduction: Sales and Marketing

The 5 Ps of Marketing

How Can You Plan Your Marketing

Push Marketing Strategy

Pull Marketing Strategy

Understanding AIDA

Progressive Sequence of 9 Agreements

Pricing Strategies

Sales and Marketing in The Business Plan

Digital Business Strategy Transformation

Section Introduction: Digital Business Strategy Transformation

Why Do You Need a Digital Strategy Blueprint

What Skills and Assets Do You Need to Be a Digital Entrepreneur

Digital Strategy Blueprint Overview

Digital Strategy – Customer Centric Transformation

Digital Strategy – Customer Experience Transformation

Digital Strategy – Customer Channel Transformation

Digital Strategy – Digital Skills Transformation

Digital Strategy – Tools and Resources

Understanding Financial Statements

Section Introduction: Understanding Financial Statements

Overview of Financial Statements

GAAP: Accruals vs Cash Accounting

Income Statement or Profit and Loss Account

Cash Flow Statement

Cash Flow Metrics Explained

Case Study – Apple Financial Statements

Financial Statements in The Business Plan

Finance: Strategic Financial Analysis

Section Introduction: Strategic Financial Analysis

What is Financial Analysis

Income Statement Profitability Ratios

Balance Sheet Ratio Analysis

Cash Flow Statement Analysis

Valuation Ratios

Finance: Financial Analysis - Case Study and Assignment

Section Introduction: Financial Analysis – Case Study and Assignment

Apple Inc Financial Analysis – Solution

Discussion of Measurements of Growth Analysis

Discussion of Measures of Profitability Analysis

Discussion of Trading Performance Analysis

Discussion of Working Capital (Liquidity and Efficiency) Analysis

Future Business Strategy Analyser Assignment

Section Introduction: Future Business Strategy Analyser Assignment

Goal Setting and Financial Performance

Section Introduction: Goal Setting and Performance Management

Introduction to Goal Setting

What Do We Mean By Smart Goals

Key Performance Indicators

Strategic Dashboards

Corporate Performance Management

Objectives and Key Results

Year Over Year Performance

Business Fundamentals: Growth Strategies

Section Introduction: Growth Strategies

Organic vs Inorganic

The Advantage of First Mover Advantage

The Importance of Scalability

Merger and Acquisitions Growth Strategies

Buy and Build Growth Strategy

Negative Growth- Company Recovery Strategies

Post Coronavirus Strategies

Growth Strategies Business Plan Tie In

Valuation, Funding, Exits and Returns

Section Introduction: Valuation, Funding, Exits and Returns

Valuation and Funding – A Consequence of Our Business Strategy

How to Value a Company

Sources of Equity Funding

What is a Pre-Money Valuation

How to Create a Pitch Deck for Investors

Sources and Uses of Funds in The Business Plan

What is a Cap Table

Exit Strategies and Returns

Transaction Cost Management

Risk Assessment

Section Introduction: Risk Assessment

Risk Assessment – Strategic Plan Summary

Business Plan Synthesis

Section Introduction: Business Plan Synthesis

Business Plan Synthesis

Business Plan – Executive Summary

Business Plan – History and Background

Business Plan – Management Summary

Business Plan Appendicies

Key Questions Check List

Business Plan Refinement: Types of Businesses

Summary and Wrap Up

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