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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 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.

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

Related Occupations

Business Support - Accountant/Fiscal
Other Business Support Services
Other Management & Leadership

Related Job Tasks

Plan public health programs
Organizational management and administration
Business planning