About This Course – Business Planning
Writing a business plan can be daunting, overwhelming and scary all at the same time. But it is a critical document for your business. It forces you to look at your business concept from every angle to make sure you have a viable idea before investing one dime.
Creating a solid business plan is the first step toward success in your business venture. From obtaining funding to hiring employees to planning for expansion, a business plan will be your guide to keeping your business on track. Your business plan can keep you focused on your goals and keeps you moving forward when faced with obstacles.
These Modules will help you write a business plan; from the Executive Summary to the Financials. We have broken down this exercise into sections that will walk you slowly through the process. By the end of this module you will have a completed Business Plan that includes the necessary graphs to make your plan stand out.
Business Planning Videos
The Business Planning videos will guide you through the following sections:
- Executive Summary, Mission Statement and Company Summary
- Marketing Plan
- Management Team
- Start-up Expenses
- Profit & Loss, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow
- Total Financial Plan
- Define your Market
- How to Prepare for a Business Loan
Once you have completed these sections and have updated the Do-It-Yourself Business Plan Template, you will have a completed Business Plan.
Why Write a Business Plan
The 5 Growth Stages of a Business
Why Write a Business PlanBusiness Plan is critical to any business. This video explains why a business should have a business plan and what actually goes into the planning. It overviews the courses that we have to help a business owner write a business plan.
The 5 Growth Stages of a BusinessLearn the 5 stages of business and how to maneuver your business through these levels.