Business Planning
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Business Planning

Effective Methods For Achieving Your Business Goals
4.8 (2 ratings)
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7 students enrolled
Created by Debi Peverill
Last updated 2/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 34 mins on-demand video
  • 5 Articles
  • 28 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Set meaningful and realistic goals that are achievable
  • You will establish the vision for your business and determine how close to that vision you plan to be by the end of the year.
  • You will determine the best strategies to be employed to achieve your business goals by selecting from lists of proven business profitability strategies.
  • You will learn how to organize your time so that the tasks which need to be performed each day/week/month are documented on the forms that are provided as a part of the course.
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Requirements
  • All necessary materials will be provided
Description

This course is for business owners looking to achieve positive business milestones this year. The focus of this course is to learn how to set and achieve goals by using the business plan outline and weekly, monthly and annual goal keeping sheets provided in the workbook accompanying each lecture.

•You will learn how to set meaningful and realistic goals for your business.
•You will be taught the two main reasons that goals are not achieved and will understand the solutions to finally achieving these once unattainable goals.
•Using the workbook, you will complete forms that will allow you to prepare your business plan.

Forms included along with the business plan are:
.Weekly Goal Keeping Sheet
•Monthly Goal Keeping Sheet
•Annual Goal Keeping Sheet

•You will establish the vision for your business and determine how close to that vision you plan to be by the end of the year.
•You will determine the best strategies to be employed to achieve your business goals by selecting from lists of proven business profitability strategies.
•You will learn how to organize your time so that the tasks which need to be performed each day/week/month are documented on the forms that are provided as a part of the course.

Course Structure
•The course is comprised lectures and exercises.
•Each lecture contains a video of facilitator Debi Peverill talking with notes on screen accompanying her.
•Learning resources for the course are PowerPoint slides and a workbook (PDF) that includes:
.Printable goal keeping worksheets
•Business plan outline
•A checklist of strategies for increasing the revenue of your business.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for business owners looking to achieve positive business milestones this year
  • The focus of this course is to learn how to set and achieve goals by using the business plan outline and weekly, monthly and annual goal keeping sheets provided in the workbook accompanying each lecture.
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Curriculum For This Course
14 Lectures
02:26:25
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Welcome to Business Planning
1 Lecture 00:56

This is the introduction to the course and explains what will be covered. The course will help business owners set realistic meaningful goals and give them a format to follow to make them happen.

Preview 00:56
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Lectures
12 Lectures 32:38

This lecture explains how to set meaningful realistic goals and discusses what makes a goal a bad goal.

Students will understand how to set a realistic goal for themselves.

Preview 05:15

Exercise 1
00:11

This lecture talks about how to focus on the goals that are important to you and explains the goal keeping system that will be used during the year. The workbook has copies of all the forms.

Students will understand the process for focusing on their goals.

Preview 06:35

Exercise 2
00:05

This lecture covers the preparation of a business plan. The workbook includes the template and the steps in the process of preparing the plan and achieving the goals.

Students will document their vision for their business.


Business Plan Design
04:45

Exercise 3
00:03

This lecture covers the potential strategies that could be used to help a business become more profitable, under the assumption that this is a goal most businesses would embrace.

Students will be able to choose the strategies they would like to use to make their businesses more profitable.


Financial Goal: Increase Net Income
06:37

Exercise 4
00:06

This lecture covers the process for comparing the plan for the week with what actually occurred and making the plan for the coming week.

Students will be able to compare their weekly plan with actual results.

 

Successful Goal Keeping System
05:19

Exercise 5
00:05

This lecture covers the process for comparing the plan for the week with what actually occurred and making the plan for the coming week.

Students will be able to compare their weekly plan with actual results.

What to Do at the End of Each Week
01:49

This lecture covers the process for comparing the month’s goals with the goals that were actually achieved and making the necessary modifications for the coming month

Students will be able to utilize the goal keeping system to evaluate their monthly performance and plan the coming month.

What to Do at the End of Each Month
01:46
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Conclusion
1 Lecture 00:52
This lecture summarizes the topics covered in the course
Course Summary
00:52
About the Instructor
Debi Peverill
3.9 Average rating
21 Reviews
68 Students
8 Courses
Founder & CEO of Painless Financial Training Group Inc.

Debi J. Peverill is a unique individual: a Chartered Accountant with a sense of humor. She enjoys helping business owners and managers avoid making financial mistakes, and protecting them from the government and banks. To this end she has written a series of easy-to-read financial books and spends time sharing her wisdom and insights by speaking to groups of business owners and managers.

Debi has founded three business including a public accounting firm, Peverill & Associates , in 1988 after spending ten years with national accounting firms. In 1998, she founded SBR Communications Inc., the vehicle for her speaking and publishing interests. In 2013, Painless Financial Training Group Inc. was created to offer people financial information they need to know to stay out of trouble and make more money.

She is an accomplished trainer. Debi teaches financial management courses in the Executive and Professional Development program, the Diploma in Management program, and the Executive Masters of Business Administration program at Saint Mary's University in Halifax, NS.