Northwest Center for Public Health Practice at the University of Washington

Business Planning for Public Health Programs

This is an introductory course offering CPH — Free
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1.00 hour


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 This text-based resource helps you understand the basics of business planning and determine if writing a business plan is appropriate for your public health program. Business Planning for Public Health Programs is the first in a two-part series on public health business plans. The second part is titled Feasibility Planning for Public Health Business Plans.

This learning opportunity topic is aligned with one or more of the strategic skills.
This learning opportunity addresses training topics identified in PHWINS 2017.

What You'll Learn

  • Describe the parts of a business plan
  • Explain how business planning can be helpful for a public health agency or non-profit organization
  • Describe the function of business planning
  • Identify when it is appropriate to do a business plan

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