Business Planning For Entrepreneurs

Training Programs For MSMES / Entrepreneurs

“A business plan is a very important strategic tool for entrepreneurs. A good business plan not only helps entrepreneurs to focus on the specific steps necessary for them to make their business ideas succeed but it also helps them to achieve both their short-term and long-term objectives. As an entrepreneur, having a business plan helps him/her to define and focus on his/her business ideas and business strategies. He / She not only concentrates on financial matters, but also on marketing issues, production issues, management issues, human resource planning, technology and creating value for the customer.”

Training Objectives

To provide knowledge to Micro and SME level entrepreneurs/managers to develop their business plans, including the aspects of business analysis, development and communication in order to set the direction and deliver key organizational objectives in a changing business

Expected Results

  • Have clear picture about the business
  • Establish business milestones
  • Better understand customers and competition
  • Allocate resources efficiently
  • Attract partners and banks and other stakeholders
  • Positioning of the brand

Training Methodology

Classroom training sessions followed by two coaching sessions. This binds with decision making of the business and day-to-day business activities.


  • Sinhala
  • Tamil
  • English

Target Audience

Level 1: Micro Entrepreneurs

Owner or family member/s involved in the business activities.

Level 2: Small and Medium Entrepreneurs

Owners and/or managers involved in business activities.

  • Maximum no. of participants per training is 20.
  • Minimum no. of participants per training is 10.

Training Duration

Class Room Training Session – 2 Days

Coaching Session (4 Hours) – 2

**2-4 weeks gap between each session

Training Venue

Structured Training Programs

  • At the SANASA Campus premises
  • 24th of every month

Customized Training Programs

  • At the Field Locations
  • Date and Time will be decided based on field requirements

Training Cost

Structured Training Programs

Level 1 - Rs. 10,860.00 / Level 2: Rs. 12,200.00

per person for total package including meals, venue and training materials

Customized Training Programs

Level 1: Rs. 6,300.00 / Level 2: Rs. 7,400.00

per person for total package excluding meals and venue. Training materials will be provided.

Course Structure

  • Analysis of the business sector/industry
  • Analysis of the business/entrepreneur
  • Business Model and description of operation/s
  • Marketing plan
  • Production/Service plan
  • Organizational and Administration Plan
  • Financial Plan

Contact Details

Assistant Director
Center for Cooperative and Community Studies
Paragammana, Hettimulla,
Tel: 035 492 7772
Mob: 070 399 4599