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BP Business Challenge

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BP Business Challenge
by Graham Black - Tuesday, 14 October 2014, 1:02 PM

The BP Business Challenge is a unique 3 day experiential learning programme that develops skills, understandings and attitudes about how a successful business operates and connects the students with their local business community.

In just three days students will:

  • Form a virtual company, with an organisational structure and directors roles.
  • Devise a product wch solves a problem, or fills a need.
  • Research the product, target market and competition.
  • Develop a business plan including strategic planning, finance, sales and marketing and production elements.
  • Prepare and deliver a 10 minute presentation of their business to the panel of local judges.