The participants will create a simplified business plan based on their own local community and NGO.
To get the participants to think realize the need of a good business plan.
Objectives (including the learning outcomes)
The participants learn how to build a business plan starting from their own ideas, reflections of what the local community needs, how to sell the products and they have to consider the competition. The main objective is to understand which are the key questions that needs to be answered to build up a business plan.
Number of participants
3-5 per group
Needed materials (and links to other online material too)
- Internet for research;
- paper and post-its to write on;
- Pens to write with;
- Printed papers with questions to consider(same as in method 1).
Detailed description of the activity (describing each stage and step of the activity and how they address the objectives)
The participants gets the task to discuss about desires and needs of the local community, and how their NGO’s can form a business to meet them. To their help they will have printed slides with questions to consider while making their business plan. The groups will get 30 minutes to discuss and make the simplified business plan, and then each group gets 5 minutes to present their business plan in front of the whole group.