Course Title: TCF Business Planning

Part A: Course Overview

Course ID: 029967

Program: C5112

Course Title: TCF Business Planning

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 54.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350T Fashion & Textiles


Term1 2007

Course Contact: Hector Gauci

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9139

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

To provide learners with skills and knowledge to:

• Specify objective and targets for the business
• Prepare and assess a cash flow budget for the planning period
• Test variations of the business plan for effectiveness
• Prepare a profit and loss statement
• Identify and plan appropriate risk management strategies
• Identify any improvements and developments to the business during the planning period
• Identify the contractual aspects relevant to the business.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles


Devlp & Implement a Sales or Mktg Plan 05/7


LMTSMGN01A/01 Analyse business goals and market trends

LMTSMGN01A/02 Establish strategic directions

LMTSMGN01A/03 Develop a sales or marketing plan

LMTSMGN01A/04 Implement and monitor sales or marketing plan

LMTSMGN01A/05 Conduct plan review

LMTSMGN01A/06 Maintain records


Develop a Business Plan 05/6


RUAAG5203BMA/01 Specify business objectives and targets

RUAAG5203BMA/02 Prepare and assess a cash flow budget for the planning period

RUAAG5203BMA/03 Test variations in enterprise mix and operation to assess their effect on
business performance

RUAAG5203BMA/04 Prepare trial profit and loss statements and balance sheets

RUAAG5203BMA/05 Identify and plan appropriate risk management strategies

RUAAG5203BMA/06 Identify the improvements and developments to be made during
the planning period

RUAAG5203BMA/07 Identify the rights and obligations of the parties to contracts relevant to
business operation

Learning Outcomes

Refer to other sections of guide

Overview of Assessment

Students create a business plan in line with the strategic plan that incorporates the following aspects:
• Mission statement
• Financial plan (including a budget)
• Marketing plan
• Legal structures and contracts
• Risk management scenarios

Assessment timeline: Progressive assessments