Talk , Webinar , Advice

Demystifying business planning, and the role it has in business ideas and start-ups

What is Business Planning?

Stuart Thomas from the Growth Hub will demystify business planning, and the role it plays in business ideas and start-ups.

In this webinar we will be demystify business planning, and the role it has in business ideas and start-ups. We will also be looking at the key reasons for planning.

During this webinar Stuart will cover the following:

  • What is business planning?
  • Importance of business planning
  • The role of the Business Model Canvas in business planning
  • Importance of Business Research
  • Business & IP Centre online Business information resources
  • How a well written and succinct business plan can be of enormous value when planning a business.
  • Preparing for sustainability in the long term
  • Q & A’s


About Stuart

Stuart’s background is in business management, development and training. He has over 40 year’s business experience, working as a business owner, project manager, business advisor, schoolteacher and mentor.

Stuart is experienced in running courses; 1:1’s and workshops both online and in person. He started his working life initially working in, running, and eventually owning a chain of retail shops. He worked as a project manager for an international IT company, overseeing many IT projects for large corporate enterprises, as well as large public sector organisations. Stuart has served as a director for an international timber trading company and has also been a director of a local independent radio station, where he mentored a number of new staff. He spent some time as a secondary school teacher, teaching IT and business studies at both GCSE and A level. Stuart is a former Business Link advisor.

Stuart has a BA (Hons) Business Studies, and is a PRINCE 2 Practitioner.

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