Module 2: Starting a Business?

Module 2 focuses on skills and informaiton needed to start a business. Also see the Business Terms Glossary on this website.

What is a Business Plan? What is a Business Plan?

What is a Business Plan?

This activity will provide participants with information about what a business is, and about  business plans. Videosmall 

What Business?

What Business?

 The participants develop a plan for a business and discuss its viability.

Creating a Business Plan Creating a Business Plan

Creating a Business Plan

Discussion of how to write a business plan. Videosmall 

The Business Model Canvas The Business Model Canvas

The Business Model Canvas

Participants learn about the Business Model Canvas and use it for a product or service. Videosmall

Business Structures

Business Structures

The participants learn about different business structures, and where they can find information about business structures for their country. They choose a business structure for their business.

Act! Make it Happen Act! Make it Happen

Act! Make it Happen

In the plans for their businesses, participants move from planning to modelling.

Writing and Presenting a Business Plan Writing and Presenting a Business Plan

Writing and Presenting a Business Plan

Participants write a business plan and present it in a ‘Dragon’s Den’ type of selling situation. Videosmall

Budgeting

Budgeting

This activity aims to inform the participants about creating a business budget. Videosmall & Videosmall

Managing and Preventing Risks

Managing and Preventing Risks

The participants learn how to manage and prevent risks. Videosmall

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