The Business Planning Process

The Business Planning Process

1st, Laying out your basic concept

2nd, Gathering data on the feasibility and specifics of your concept

3rd, Focusing and refining the concept based on the data you compile

4th, Outlining the specifics of your business

5th, Putting your plan in compelling form

Business Plan Format and Organization

I. Executive Summary

II. Company Description

III. Industry Analysis and Trends

IV. Target Market

V. Competition

VI. Strategic Position and Risk Assessment

VII. Marketing Plan and Sales Strategy

VIII. Operations

IX. Technology Plan

X. Management and Organization

XI. Community Involvement and Social Responsibility

XII. Development Milestones

XIII. Financial Plan

XIV. Appendices as Appropriate