Course Description

Writing a business plan is an exercise in effective persuasion. There’s usually only one opportunity to make a good impression.

A well-written business plan will deliver that good impression. It’s an essential weapon for any entrepreneur.

This course will guide you along the correct path so that you’ll succeed in producing a very persuasive and credible document.

Director of Training

Roger Baden-Powell

Barrister and StockbrokerRoger Baden-Powell qualified as a barrister and joined Joseph Sebag & Co., London stockbrokers, as a property and insurance analyst. In 1978, he became a partner of the firm and was appointed head of equity research and a Member of the London Stock Exchange. Whilst with the firm, he was seconded for two years as the London Stock Exchange Representative to the Executive of the City Panel on Take-overs and Mergers.Corporate Adviser and Investment ManagerFrom 1981-1987, he was a partner of Baden-Powell, Chilcott & Co., a City of London based corporate finance and investment management firm. Corporate finance activities included advice on acquisitions and mergers and general financial, commercial and legal advice. The firm also owned minority interests in an insurance broking company and an advertising agency.Investment BankerFrom 1988-95, he was with Bank Mees & Hope NV, a Dutch merchant bank (a subsidiary of ABN-Amro) and, in 1991, was appointed CEO of the bank’s UK corporate finance and investment management subsidiaries and executive chairman of the bank’s UK private client stockbrokers, Shaw & Co..Corporate Adviser and TrainerSince 1996, he has been a director of Baden-Powell Associates Limited (BPAL), corporate advisers. In 2002, he distilled his experience of corporate deals into 16 one-day courses which he has now presented over 700 times in and around Europe … sometimes as far away as Moscow, Riyadh and Johannesburg. Approximately 7,500 accountants, lawyers, corporate advisers, bankers and business owners  have attended his one-day courses over 98% of whom have said, in their written testimonials, that his practical and commercial emphasis on examples of real deals was a very effective learning format. In 2017, he videoed his most popular courses which are now available as the "Corporate Advisers’ MasterClass"(130 videos with 33 hours of training).

Course curriculum

  • 1

    How to Write a Persuasive & Effective Business Plan

    • Video 01: Fundamental Principles – An Exercise in Effective Persuasion

    • Video 02: Fundamental Principles – When to Use Professional Advice

    • Video 03: Business Plan for Raising Equity Capital – Understand Your Target Audience

    • Video 04: Business Plan for Raising Equity Capital – The Market and the Competition for Your Products & Services

    • Video 05: Business Plan for Raising Equity Capital – Management Team, Employees & Administration

    • Video 06: Business Plan for Raising Equity Capital – Explain Your Financials With Confidence

    • Video 07: Adapt Your Business Plan to Sell Your Company – An Information Memorandum for Potential Buyers

    • Video 08: Adapt Your Business Plan to Raise Bank Finance – What Bankers Want to Know

    • Video 09: Adapt Your Business Plan for a Management Buyout – What a Private Equity House Wants to Know

    • Video 10: Putting It All Together – Business Plan Headings

    • Video 11: Implementing Your Business Plan – Learning How to Negotiate the Best Price & Terms on a Deal

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    £997.00Corporate Advisers MasterClass

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