Understand the importance of business planning, including how to develop a business plan, marketing plan, protecting your intellectual property, and planning for emergencies and succession planning of your business.
Starting your own business can be an exciting but daunting time. To make sure you get off on the right foot, it’s important to plan properly and find out what’s involved.
Understand the difference between a business or a hobby. Deciding if you are a business or hobby can affect your taxation, licensing and insurance requirements so it's important to get it right.
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This workshop provides business owners with information on how to write a business plan.
A blog is an internet site, or an added extension into your existing business website, where you ‘post’ entries (also known as ‘blog posts’).
Business plans can help develop your strategies to achieve your business goals, secure finance and define the direction of your business. Business Plan Template and Guide.
It is important to prepare a business plan when starting or growing your business and review it regularly to keep it up to date.
Nobody likes to think about it, but it's inevitable that one day you'll leave your business. Whether you decide to sell up, retire or leave due to health reasons, it's important that you plan for that day. A succession (or exit) plan outlines who will take over your business when you leave.
Promotion and awareness of your business can be achieved using various marketing activities including advertising, sales promotions, public relations, direct marketing and personal selling.
Understand how to position your business in the market place so as to meet the needs of your customers and gain advantage over your competitors.