Your business plan is the first step to a successful career as a small business owner, so get off on the right foot! A good business plan effectively identifies your product or service, target customers, competitive positioning, operational procedures and management considerations in a concise, compelling manner.
- The purpose of the plan
- Which business plan format is right for you
- Competitive analysis
- Market segmentation and pricing strategies
- Creating a financial forecast
Learn how to create a plan that will pass a lender's test, impress investors, or just help you assess the viability of your plan.