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Materials Processing Institute

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Middlesbrough

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DO YOU HAVE A WINNING BUSINESS PLAN?

A business plan is your roadmap to achieving growth and success.

Help yourself succeed. Understand why and how a good business plan is one of the most important steps when starting or running a business.




WORKSHOP INTRODUCTION

Writing a business plan can seem a daunting task - however it's a crucial part of developing your business idea, defining your objectives, planning for growth, and helping you to keep on track. A good business plan is also a requirement for acquiring most forms of funding.

This half day workshop provides practical advice for start ups and businesses on how to develop a business plan.

The workshop consists of:

  • Understanding the benefits of a business plan

  • A detailed run through of a business template incorporating the key elements of a good business plan

  • Understanding who the plan is being written for

  • Defining your objectives

  • Understanding your market

  • Undertaking a SWOT analysis

  • Setting your price

  • Creating sales projections

  • Producing your profit and loss cash flow projections

  • Business planning control cycle



Presenter:

Ian Swain, Funding Advisor, Materials Processing Institute

A qualified accountant who brings his invaluable experience of working at senior level in financial, general and operational management across several business sectors. This includes in corporate, SME, high growth entrepreneurial, manufacturing and customer service led operations.

For the last ten years Ian has worked with hundreds of businesses across the North East helping them to start-up, to grow, and to find access to the finance they need.




WORKSHOP PROGRAMME

09:30 - Registration & Introductions

09.45 - Workshop Part 1

11.00 - Break

11.15 - Workshop Part 2

12:30 - Finish & Networking



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Free parking is available at the Materials Processing Institute


Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

If you have any questions regarding this Workshop, please contact the Institute at:

workshops@mpiuk.com

Tel: 01642 382000



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This Workshop is being hosted by the Materials Processing Institute as part of the Tees Valley Business Compass Start Up Programme.

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