The 6N4105 Business Planning QQI Level 6 minor award focuses on the feasibility and planning for a new or existing product and/or business. The course will support learners to explore and undertake a detailed examination of a proposed idea. During the course, the learner will learn to assess a business in terms of viability. The learner will also be supported in understanding how to plan and set up a business, including all elements needed to run a business such as, finance, marketing, operations and quality assurance. On conclusion, the learner should be able to pitch this idea in a professional setting.
- Individuals who have an interest in business planning and may wish to pursue it though SYOB and or investment planning
- Persons who have business planning responsibilities in organisations.
- Individuals and teams involved in the design and delivery of business plans
- People who wish to gain a formal qualification in business planning and feasibility
- Individuals who wish to gain an understanding of the basics in business management and planning
Some of the topics covered in this course include:
- Theory and terminology to support business planning
- Undertaking the feasibility study
- The role of marketing, the customer/consumer
- Financial planning, quality assurance, policies and procedures, production, HR planning
- The business plan and marketing plan
- Professional Practice and Presentation
QQI Level 6 – Business Planning (6N4105)
- Assignments (70%)
- Skills Demonstration (30%)
METHOD OF DELIVERY/DURATION
- Three options – Classroom, Blended and In-house.
- Delivered over 120 hours (including independent study and assessment).
- Delivered over 5 days/8 mornings
€495 per course, reductions for doing 2 or more courses. Further reduction in doing the full major award (Certificate in Advanced Business Management (6M4985) or integration of modules. Grants are also available.
Upon successful completion of this programme, the learner will have a viable feasibility study and outline business plan which they may then be able to pitch in a professional setting. Mapped onto the NQF at level 6, you may use this module as a minor award towards gaining a full major award in many different Level 6 programmes including Certificate in Advanced Business Management (6M4985).
This Certificate will enable you to progress to other programmes at level 6 or higher including colleges and higher education providers. Contact our coaching department for help with an individual progression planning.
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