An Intensive 5-day Training Course

Model Definition and Business Structuring

Understanding and Designing the Right Business Model and Structure

Course Introduction

This instructor-led course provides delegates with the knowledge and skills to define an innovative business model and design the necessary business structure that will make that model work successfully and efficiently.

This Model Definition and Business Structuring training course will enable delegates to understand and diagnose current business models through modern business cases, as well as to design and implement their own innovative business models. The course will assist delegates in transitioning their business models to the real life legal, financial, and organizational structure that will make their bright business ideas come true.

 This Model Definition and Business Structuring training course will highlight:

  • Difference between a Business Idea, Business Model, and Corporate Structure
  • Modern Business Models
  • Formulation and Presentation of Business Models
  • Legal, Financial, and Organizational Business Structures
  • Matching the right model to the structure


After completing this Model Definition and Business Structuring training course, you will be able to: 

  • Understand, present, and design modern business models
  • Learn the business model canvas
  • Transform the business model canvas to powerful presentations
  • Understand the various legal forms of a business
  • Learn the essential financial and reporting requirements for the business
  • Understand and design the right organizational structure for the business
  • Learn how to match the right business model to the right business structure

Training Methodology

This training course will utilize a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension, and retention of the information presented. This includes pre-assessment, post assessment, live group instruction, use of real-world examples, case studies and exercises, interactive participation and discussion, PowerPoint presentation and flip charts, group activities and tests, slides, and handouts.

Organisational Impact

As a result of providing their teams with this Model Definition and Business Structuring training, organizations will:

  • Understand the business models in their business area
  • Be able to benchmark their business model against the market’s best practices
  • Enhance their capacity to build and improve their business models
  • Understand the best practices in structuring a business
  • Improve their business structure to support the business model
  • Be able to benchmark their business structure against the market’s best practices

Personal Impact

As a result of attending this Model Definition and Business Structuring training course, participants will:

  • Be able to understand the respective business models in the field
  • Improve their capabilities to design their own business models
  • Learn how to structure a business, legally, financially, organizationally, amongst others
  • Enhance their capacity to structure the business in order to realize the business model
  • Be able to benchmark their business model and structure against the market’s best practices

Who Should Attend?

This Oxford Management Centre training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Entrepreneurs
  • Business Leaders
  • Executives
  • Functional Managers
  • Executive Assistants
  • Venture Capital Professionals
  • Startup and Unicorn Teams

Course Outline

Day 1

Introduction to Business Model Innovation Strategy

  • Why Do Business Models Matter?
  • What is a Business Model? What is it Not?
  • Approaches Towards Defining Business Models
  • The Business Model as an Activity System
  • The “What, How, Who & Why” Framework
    • The What Dimension
    • The How Dimension
    • The Who Dimension
    • The Why Dimension
  • Implications of the Framework
  • Value Creation vs. Value Appropriation in Business Models
  • Business Model Innovation

Day 2

Business Model Canvas

  • Purpose and use of the Business Model Canvas
    • Necessity of planning
    • Determine viability
    • Uses of Business Model Canvas
      • Financing Sources
      • Entrepreneurial Roadmap
    • Developing a useful Business Model Canvas
      • Elements of the Business Model Canvas
      • Value Proposition
      • Customer Segments
      • Customer Relationships
      • Channels
      • Revenue Streams
      • Key Partners
      • Key Activities
      • Key Resources 
      • Cost Structure

Day 3

Business Structure Fundamentals

  • Introduction to Business Structure
  • Sole Proprietorship
  • General Partnership
  • Corporation
  • Limited Liability Company
  • Selecting the Right Structure

Day 4

Management Strategy and Business Operation

  • Why have a Vision?
  • Objectives and Goals
  • Organizational Structure
  • Managerial Decision-Making
  • Strategic Analysis
  • Basics of Operations
  • Marketing
  • Contracts
  • Sales
  • Customer Relationships

Day 5

Matching the Model to Structure

  •  Business Plans
  • Matching Business Models, Plans, and Structures


Oxford Management Centre Certificate will be provided to delegates who successfully completed the training course.

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GLOMACS Training & Consultancy

GLOMACS Training & Consultancy

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5 Days
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Classroom Sessions
27-31 May 2024
Fee: $5,950
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07-11 Oct 2024
Fee: $5,950
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