BIBM678 – Strategic Planning For Small Business

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Module code
Module title
Strategic Planning For Small Business
Students will develop a strategic plan for a small business in New Zealand
  • BI1401
  • BI1504
  • BI1608
  • BS7000
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
Self directed hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1. Determine the values, beliefs and vision for a small business to inform the strategic plan
2. Conduct analyses to inform the strategic plan
3. Determine the direction, goals, tactics and key performance indicators for a small business
to inform the strategic plan
4. Develop and present a strategic plan and associated implementation plan for a small
- Business planning
- Managing growth
- Environmental scanning
- Identification and evaluation of opportunities
- Business life-cycle
- Key performance indicators
- Performance measures and controls for small business
- Strategic plan including vision, goals, tactics
- Implementation plan
- Contemporary issues
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Teaching will involve blended delivery methods incorporating the Moodle online delivery platform. Other delivery methods my involve theoretical and practical classes, face to face, lectures, tutorials, workshops, group activities, guest tutors, field trips, role-play, and video conferencing, as appropriate.
Assessment Criteria
Candidates must achieve a minimum result of 40% in Assessment (3) of this module. They must also achieve a minimum C grade pass overall from all assessments to receive a passing grade for this module. ??
Learning and Teaching Resource
Required Text:
An extended reading list will be supplied by the tutor at commencement of the module. This will be updated annually.