Frequently Asked Questions

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  • Is a business plan deemed necessary to apply for a starters loan?

    Yes, for a start-up company a good business plan is deemed essential when assessing your application. Qredits provides several tools to write a business plan. In this manner you can use the free business plan template.  You can also get started with our e-learning Write a Business Plan template.

  • What is the business plan template?

    The business plan template was developed by financial Qredits experts. By completing this plan, you get a good idea of ​​what you want as an entrepreneur, how to go about it and what you will need to accomplish this. It contains all the necessary elements you need for a complete business plan.

    The business plan can be used for yourself, for your potential business partner (s) and of course to apply for a loan at Qredits.

  • What is the e-learning How to write a Business Plan?

    The e-learning How to write a Business Plan is an online learning method where in six chapters, you write your own business plan. This is done through examples, videos, experiences of other entrepreneurs and assignments. The chapters are based on Qredits Business Plan template.

    Writing a business plan can be an uphill struggle. The e-learning makes writing such a plan simple and lively. Unique is that at completion of the e-learning you will have a concrete business plan that you can use right away for yourself, for your potential business partner(s) and of course before applying for a loan at Qredits.

  • What technical specifications should my computer have for an e-learning course?

    E-learning works in your internet browser. You will need an up-to-date version of e.g. Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari or Google Chrome.  E-learning can be completed online only so an internet connection is required. We recommend that you disable any pop-up blocker when using the e-learning.

  • What software is required to implement the e-learning?

    You need a good Internet connection and an up-to-date web browser. At the end of the e-learning you will download your own business plan (a *.docx file) and financial plan (a .xlsx file) which are downloadable in most office programs. Note: Numbers in an Apple system cannot operate the financial plan in Excel; in this case, we recommend using an online program such as Google Spreadsheet.

  • Can I execute the e-learning program on different computers, or only from the same one?

    With your log-in details you can log-in from up to three different computers. Please note: After the three times are used your account will be blocked.

  • How long can I use the e-learning?

    The login information for the e-learning remains valid for 3 months. The e-learning How to write a Business Plan has a duration of about 16 hours. Once you have completed the e-learning, you can download your business plan in a WORD file. You can keep this on your computer and adjust it at any time. Therefore you do not need e-learning.

  • Can I extend the validity date of the e-learning?

    The e-learning can be extended for free only once.

  • Are the data that I enter during the e-learning secured?

    Yes. The information you fill in is sent through a secured connection and it will not be shared with third parties.

  • How does Qredits deal with the privacy of my entries?

    Obviously your privacy is important to Qredits. We will not use your information for commercial purposes without your permission.

  • How much time will this e-learning take?

    Writing a good business plan does take quite some time. For best results you will need an average of 16 hours.

  • Do I need to complete the entire e-learning in one shot?

    You can interrupt the e-learning as often as you desire to continue at a later time. Data already entered will be saved.

  • Is the sequence of the e-learning modules fixed?

    No. You can choose which sections (modules) of the business plan you would like to perform in what sequence and when. The sequence of the chapters in the e-learning program is the most logical.

  • Where can I file a complaint about the e-learning program?

    If you are dissatisfied with the e-learning, you can submit a complaint through our website.

  • Do I have my complete business plan upon completion of the e-learning program?

    Yes, after completing the e-learning you have a complete and well-presented business plan. With this you can start your business well-prepared.

  • How do I download my business plan from the e-learning program?

    After completing the entire e-learning with all data duly entered, it is possible to download your own business plan. This plan can be saved as a Word file and be adapted later on.

  • Is there also a financial plan with the business plan?

    Upon completion of the e-learning program you will create a financial plan for your company as well. This financial plan, separate from your business plan, can be downloaded as an Excel file.

  • Do I have to complete the entire e-learning program before I can obtain a business plan?

    In order to obtain a complete business plan you will have to fill out all the fields. However, you will be able to download, save or print (an incomplete version of) the plan in between.

  • Can I present this business plan to any bank for a loan?

    The business plan that you create with this e-learning program can be accepted by any bank. This does not mean that you will actually get a loan. Each bank will decide in this matter in conformance with their rules and regulations. However, all essential topics of a business plan are included in the e-learning program. 

  • How do I get an account?

    Qredits provides vouchers with which you can log into the e-learning program. 

  • When will I need personal mentoring?

    The e-learning has been especially designed to perfectly guide you to independently write your own business plan. Should you, however, not manage to do this on your own, then personal guidance in the form of a private mentor might be something for you. Click here for our mentoring options.

  • I have not received an answer to my question. What to do now?

    Please complete our contact form with your inquiry and we will promptly contact you. 

Frequently Asked Questions