BUSS H3022 - Business Planning

Full Title:Business Planning
Module Code:BUSS H3022
Credits: 5
Valid From:Semester 1 - 2013/14 ( September 2013 )
Module Delivered in 2 programme(s)
Module Description:no description provided
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. Collaborate with group members to plan and complete work to specific deadlines.
  2. Apply the knowledge acquired in other modules to a specific business.
  3. Evaluate the work of the group including their own contribution.
  4. Develop and present a report to a professional standard.

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Group formation
The students will be allocated to groups. There will be a mixture of nationalities in each group.
Introduction to Business Planning
Internal Analysis
External Analysis
Strategic and Operational Plans for each function
Financial Modelling
Concluding the Plan
Individual reflective document
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Oral Examination/Interview Progress meetings with the lecturer to assess progress on the project, and the general functioning of the group. 1 10.00 0 0 Every Second Week 0
Presentation Presentation of the key points of the plan, prior to finalising the report. 1,2,4 25.00 0 0 Week 8 0
Group Project Submission of the final written report. 1,2,4 45.00 0 0 Week 10 0
Reflective Journal Self assessment reflective report. Every student will submit this report individually and it will be based on a learning log. 3 20.00 0 0 Week 12 0
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
No repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will be offered solely on the basis of coursework and a repeat examination will not be offered.

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload & Resources

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Content of the plan 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Tutorial Financial projections 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Independent Study No Description 7.00 Every Week 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
This course has no Part Time workload.
Recommended Book Resources
  • Richard Stutely, The Definitive Business Plan, Prentice Hall
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Thomas Cooney , Shane Hill, New Venture Creation in Ireland, Oak Tree Press
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
  • n/a: www.enterprise-ireland.com
  • n/a: www.investni.com
  • Website: VETBA Vocational Education and Training for Business Advisors 2012, n/a, VETBA

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
DK_BBAAF_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Accounting and Finance 5 Mandatory
DK_BBUST_8 Bachelor of Business (Honours) 5 Elective