Introduction of 312HSCSC/HSC/HSCEL Leadership & Management In Public Health Assignment
Imagine you are currently running a successful public health project in a local community. Your [fictitious] organisation was successful in gaining funding for this project in the past; however, the funder does not provide repeat funding. As part of your sustainability plan you are keen to
ensure you continue the success of this initiative. You are considering seeking funding from other trusts and funding bodies to do this. At the same time, you are also interested in the possibility of turning your project into a social enterprise. You have sought advice from your local voluntary services council and they suggested for you to develop a business plan for your initiative.
Business plan is an important tool that guides decision making and helps articulate the strategy for the business and its viability. Think of it as a roadmap to success, providing greater clarity to a potential funder on all aspects of your business, from marketing and finance to operations
and product/service details. It also provides insight on steps to be taken, resources required for achieving your business goals and a timeline of anticipated results.
Completion of this assignment will address the following learning outcomes:
- Analyse the historical development of the social economy and the contemporary scope for innovation and enterprise
- Critically evaluate contemporary approaches to community development and public health delivery
- Compare and contrast a range of operational, strategic and project management activities and apply these to public health and community settings
- Formulate and prepare appropriate business documents to support effective project and strategic management (to include funding proposals, marketing strategies and business plans)
You are required to develop a business plan (3,000 words) for an initiative of your choice focused on ONE of the following:
- An initiative that focuses on supporting asylum seekers and/or victims of human trafficking.
- A project working to support persons living with disabilities.
- A project focused on tackling knife crime and related crime issues in the community.