BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION
ABOUT OUR COMPETITION
Mont Rose College is organizing a Business Plan competition to encourage success and innovation. The current MRC students are invited to apply with their business proposal. Your final business plan should demonstrate the desire to make your business vision become a reality. It must also show potential for success and innovation.
You would be able to take benefit of college resources and support and gain new skills required in developing a comprehensive business plan.
Our judges are made up of a panel of entrepreneurs, business development experts, and government officials from within and outside the college.
The judges will consider the following:
Enter in one of two categories
If interested, download Application pack below:
PRIZE AND AWARDS
RESOURCES AND SUPPORTCreate your plan around a business idea that you really want to
implement.Use our workshops and mentoring advice to guide your ideas and gain new skills.
DATE DESCRIPTION 12 July 2017 / 24 July 2017 Event planning and process design 25 July 2017 Finalisation of advertising material 27 July 2017 Webpage going live 28 July 2017 / 25 Sep 2017 Receiving applications from candidates 26 Sept 2017 / 20 Oct 2017 Screening of applications and shortlisted candidates contacted for interview 23 Oct 2017 / 27 Oct 2017 Interview stage 31 Oct 2017 Finalists selected and informed 1 Nov 2017 Assignment of mentors to finalists 2 Nov 2017 / 20 Oct 2017 Preparation of business plans and presentations with the support of mentors Typical activities will include:
- Meetings with mentors
- Group workshops (essentials of business plans)
- Primary and secondary market research
- Competitors’ analysis and visits to competitors’ premises
- Focus Group Discussions with potential clients/ customers
- Group workshops (essentials of presentations)
27 Nov 2017 Submission of final business plan and PowerPoint presentations for Quality Control 04 Dec 2017 Rehearsal sessions 07 Dec 2017 Final pitches to panel 08 Dec 2017 Panel meeting to elect winning team/ individual 12 Dec 2017 Winner declared and award presented +Certificates of participation presented to other teams/ individuals