All About Business Plans and Business Planning

¥17,999
Course Code: BPL101-WS
Semester: Summer Day: Sat Time: 10:00-16:30 Hours: 6 Sessions: 1 Start Date: 2022/8/20 End Date: 2022/8/20 Elective certificate: International Business Management Medium of Instruction: English Location: Tokyo

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Course Description

The old adage of 'if you fail to plan, you plan to fail' is one that rings true in the business world. Most people would like to have their own business but many take it on unprepared. This workshop is designed to provide students with a practical base from which to venture into a new business enterprise and to be adequately equipped to develop from this as the business grows. The course will start with idea formulation then move into business plans and beyond. By analyzing and developing the key components which a successful business needs students will be able to evaluate ideas and prepare for future outcomes.

Instructor

John Foster

Instructor Biography

John has been instructing an array of business management courses in Continuing Education at Temple University Japan since 2007. He is also an adjunct professor of business management at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT). John has had a varied career working as a stockbroker and investment advisor, in information systems and e-commerce management, launching and managing a business with employees, as a project manager with Microsoft and in public relations with Toys 'R' Us Japan. He has written business plans and consulted on business start-ups, and written for several publications and published two books: "Making Conversation" and "Milo, the Closet Monster and the Anti-Monster Society" in support of his Anti-Monster Society. John has a BA in Economics from the University of British Columbia, an MBA from Deakin University, a Certificate (with honors) in Electronic Commerce Management from BCIT and is a member of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM).