Business Plan Development (Pieter van Engelen and Marco de Souza)

Module code
M-JP-BPD
Curricular domain
Profile, extension and depth: Business, Education
Credits
2
Group size
4
Number of course weeks
6
Class duration
One 60-minute lesson per week
Total contact hours
6 hours
Study load
50 hours

Form / content / level

Prerequisites
The student has completed the modules Education and Entrepreneurship and the elective Finances and Administration. Mind that the elective Finances and Administration will be scheduled during the first semester, and Educational Business Plan during the second semester, which makes it possible to choose both in the same year.
Competencies
C2 (click here for an explanation).
Aims
Students learn to set up a businessplan for an educational project.
In several steps they work at an personal businessplan that ends in an actual apply.
This can be an apply for a financial backer, a foundation or a (local) authority.
Students are able to understand and connect two worlds: teaching and entrepreneurship. After following this module the students is able to communicate with the society as acceptable entrepreneur. They learn to find and see possibilities in the field of education in modern society.
Relation to other modules
This module is related to Education.
This module is related to the more theoretical compulsory module Entrepreneurship and apply the content of Entrepreneurship.
Content
Classes focus on:

- getting an inside in the current field of education business.
- General awareness of the contours of the teaching profession.
- The difficulties and chances of combining teaching and business.
- Personal branding;
- Business model canvas;
- Marketing & communication;
- Financial aspects
Mode(s) of instruction
Group classes.
Material
Sheets, presentations, media, books, hand-outs.
Student activity
Writing and submit a businessplan.

Examination and assessment

Mode(s) of assessment
Students write their own business model (paper).
Criteria
Students demonstrate their commands of the elements described under Contents.
Pass requirements
The student has completed this module if he is awarded a minimum grade of 5.5 with
a minimum class attendance of 80%.
Examination procedure
Papers are assessed by the teacher.
Resit options
See the Education and Assessment Plan.

Module summary

Students learn to set up a businessplan for an educational project.
Students explore the possibilities in the current field of education business.
In several steps they work at an personal businessplan that ends in an actual apply.
This can be an apply for a financial backer, a foundation or a (local) authority.