Business Planning for Growth

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Wednesday, 19 July, 2017 - 09:15 to 12:30

Business Planning for Growth


Business Ready Programme team at University of Warwick Science Park


Rural Innovation Centre
7 Eastgate, Stoneleigh Park Kenilworth, CV8 2LG
United Kingdom

Business planning is an essential tool for entrepreneurs looking to grow their business. It enables them to work out the resources they need and when they are needed. This highly interactive and practical workshop explores the fundamentals of business planning and shows the value of taking an efficient approach to business planning. It will help business entrepreneurs make informed strategic decisions and take into account potential business opportunities as they occur.

By the end of this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Understand why a business plan is needed and what alternatives exist
  • Appreciate the key elements of business planning
  • Understand the most important inputs and outputs of a business plan
  • Recognise good versus bad business plans
  • Using appropriate templates and tools given to you in the workshop, learn how to create a practical and efficient business plan, tailored to your own businesses


  • Introductions
  • Why and when a business plan is needed and alternatives to business planning
  • Key elements of business planning, templates and tools to help with business planning
  • Good versus bad business plan
  • Get started on your own business plan
  • Next steps – completing your business plan

Your Trainer:

Angela Clarke has worked with many high tech SMEs and large organisations in strategy development, business planning and business improvement.

Booking: or contact or 024 7632 3121


These workshops are delivered as part of the Business Ready programme to support tech based and knowledge intensive small businesses based in the Coventry & Warwickshire LEP area.

If you can pass the eligibility criteria detailed on the Business Ready website then you are welcome to book a place on the workshops.

This project is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, forming part of the Coventry & Warwickshire Business support programme

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