Presentation on theme: "1 Business Planning using Spreasheets-1 BP-1: Business Planning using Spreadsheets Ian Harrison Business Planning Using Spreadsheets:"— Presentation transcript:
1 Business Planning using Spreasheets-1 BP-1: Business Planning using Spreadsheets Ian Harrison (firstname.lastname@example.org) Business Planning Using Spreadsheets: aimed at people with limited experience of spreadsheet software use and learn Excel 2007 develop components of a business plan for Bacchus Wines
2 Business Planning using Spreasheets-1 Business Planning using Spreadsheets - Objectives Design and build usable spreadsheets Use formulas, functions and create named cells/blocks Use charts to illustrate trends in data Prepare and print out formatted presentations of a business plan Gain an understanding of the importance of collecting and analysis data and using this for planning and managing in a small business environment.
3 Business Planning using Spreasheets-1 What is Business Planning? BUSINESS: provides goods or services Profit making: Commercial organisations Not-for-Profit: Public sector, charities PLANNING: requires incorporation of financial data into FUTURE plans. Sales and Expenditure Cash Flow Profit and Loss Balance Sheet
4 Business Planning using Spreasheets-1 What is Business Planning? PLANNING involves: ANALYSIS: requires collation of data sales vs. expenditure cash inflows v. cash outflows) CONTROL: involves: Comparing ACTUAL v FORECAST data GAP Analysis) MANAGING involves: making informed decisions
5 Business Planning using Spreasheets-1 BP 2010 – Dates of Classes Thursdays 6:00 to 9:00 pm (Room 128) Session 1: 22 April Session 2: 29 April Session 3: 06 May Session 4: 13 May Self Study Sessions: 20 & 27 May Session 5: 03 June (TMA Due) Session 6: 10 June Session 7: 17 June Session 8: 23 June FMA Due: 03 August
6 Business Planning using Spreasheets-1 BP 2010 – Assessment TMA - Tutor Marked Assignment (25%) Cash Flow Analysis Due: Session 5 - Thursday 3 rd June FMA - Final Module Assignment (75%) Forecast Components of Business Plan Due: Tuesday 3 rd August TMA and FMA deliverables need to be submitted electronically in the Assignment Dropbox in Blackboard http://www.dcs.bbk.ac.uk/itapps/assessment.html
7 Business Planning using Spreasheets-1 BP - Assessment Files I: drive allocation in DCSIS Create Working Folder I:/myfiles/bp/ Name your TMA files: username_bptma.xls username_bptma.doc Name yourFMA files: username_bpfma.xls username_bpfma.doc
8 Business Planning using Spreasheets-1 Getting Help Ian Harrison: email@example.com@dcs.bbk.ac.uk DCSIS Systems Group: firstname.lastname@example.org@dcs.bbk.ac.uk BBK ITS Help Desk: email@example.com web: http://firstname.lastname@example.org://www.bbk.ac.uk/its/ ITApps Admin: email@example.com@dcs.bbk.ac.uk ITApps Assessment: firstname.lastname@example.org@dcs.bbk.ac.uk
Business Planning using Spreasheets-1 BP – Session 1 Introduction to Spreadsheets. Use of spreadsheets in Business Planning Hands-On 1: Creating a new spreadsheet (worksheet and workbook) Hands-On 2: Formatting Data Hands-On 3: Absolute and Relative Cell References Hands-On 4: Column Charts Hands-On 5: Pie Charts Hands-On 6: Rules of Operator Precedence Hands-On 7: Introduction to Good Worksheet Practice
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