Business Plan

As you have read in the syllabus, we will be creating a business plan. To facilitate this process, we will be building the plan throughout the course. In each module, you will be asked to provide information relative to the proposed business. It is cumulative in nature and the Business Plan Assignments will add to the final project submission. Therefore, it is important that you review the comments made by your instructor on each submission.

To begin, clickhere to look at the elements of the business plan you will be creating.

Consider each step as you develop your business plan for any business you wish. A small business such as lawn cutting, babysitting, or home repair is recommended; however, you are not limited. Your business plan should be between 5 and 10 pages.

The business plan is an important assignment for this course and will require some real effort on your part to complete.


Business Plan Elements

1. "Title Page and Table of Contents

2. The Executive Summary

3. Mission and Vision Statements

4. Company History (If you are purchasing an existing business or are looking to expand an existing business)

5. Business and Industry Profile

6. Business Strategy

7. Describe the venture’s product or service

8. Marketing Strategy

9. Location and Layout

10.Competitor Analysis

11.Description of Management Team

12.Plan of Operation

13.Financial Statements

14.Loan or Investment Proposal

15.Conclusion

Business Plan Elements