10 cp Prerequisites Completion of 100 cp. Teaching organisation 12 weeks or equivalent. This unit is offered in mixed-mode where there will be 16 hours of direct contact during the two residential periods consisting of lectures and tutorials/workshops. In addition, there will be an online component which will be undertaken between the two residential periods. Students are expected to spend approximately 150 hours in total for a 10 credit point unit.
This unit will enable students to develop skills in writing a business plan. Students shall be involved in developing and writing a comprehensive business plan in line with meeting requirements of the various stakeholders including financers and the community. Topics to be covered will emphasis various aspects of writing a business plan, and also include community capacity building. The unit will build upon knowledge gained through other units and applying this information in a practical setting. Developing business plans will be discussed for both commercial enterprise (for profit) and non-profit organisations.