Who is the course for?

  • Small business owners.
  • Existing entrepreneurs who need a business plan.
  • Managers who are asked to write a business plan.
  • Individuals who want to take their business to next level.
  • Freelancers.
  • Business students.
  • A consultant who is looking for a framework to help clients to develop a plan.

Entry Requirement:

  • This course is available to all learners, from all academic backgrounds.However, although an educational background and experience in business studies is an advantage.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.


  • At the end of the course, you will be required to sit an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful.
  • Before sitting for your final exam you will have the opportunity to test your proficiency with a mock exam.


  • After you have successfully passed the test, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. You can however also obtain a Course Completion Certificate following the course completion without sitting for the test. Certificates can be obtained either in hard copy at a cost of £39 or in PDF format at a cost of £24.

Why choose us?

  • Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials;
  • Tutorial videos/materials from the industry leading experts;
  • Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform;
  • Efficient exam systems for the assessment and instant result;
  • The UK & internationally recognized accredited qualification;
  • Access to course content on mobile, tablet or desktop from anywhere anytime;
  • The benefit of applying for NUS Extra Discount Card;
  • 24/7 student support via email.

Career Path:

Certificate in Business Planning is a useful qualification to possess and would be beneficial for the following careers:

  • Programme director.
  • Manager.
  • Financial Planner.
  • Business analyst.
  • Management consultant.
  • Start your own business.


Certificate in Business Planning

  • Business Plan Basics
  • The Executive Summary
  • The Mission Statement
  • Exploring Financial Needs
  • Evaluating Competition
  • The Troubles You Can Run Into Without The Proper Business Plan
  • Wrapping Up

Reference Books

  • Hurdle Business Planning
  • Guide to Business Planning
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Last updated June 8, 2018
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