Business Model Canvas
In this module, you will learn about business models and the Business Model Canvas tool used to visualize the building blocks of a business. It provides an overall snapshot of the business to be used for effective strategic planning and creating a business plan.
While completing this module, think about the following questions:
- What is a business model?
- What is a business model canvas?
- What are the components of a business model canvas?
- What are the benefits of using the business model canvas as a tool for a startup?
Read the following materials to learn more about a business model canvas, its components, and its benefits.
Article: ‘What Is a Business Model? Business Models Explained’ (12 mins)
This article defines the concept of a business model. You will learn the key components of a business model and what they are used for. You will also learn about various different types of business models.
Blog Post: ’10 Best Business Model Canvas Examples For Your Inspiration’ (28 mins)
This reading will introduce you to the concept of a Business Model Canvas as a tool for businesses, as well as explain each of the sections of the canvas. You will also learn how to fill out a business model canvas by reviewing 10 example canvases for some well-known companies today.
Blog Post: ‘Benefits of Using the Business Model Canvas’ (5 mins)
This post discusses some of the benefits of using a Business Model Canvas as a tool for your business.