Anatomy of a Business Plan: The Step-by-Step Guide to by Linda Pinson

By Linda Pinson

From envisioning the organizational structure to making the selling plan that powers growth to development for the long run with hermetic monetary records, this consultant presents the instruments to create well-constructed enterprise plans. starting with the initial issues, this guide deals confirmed, step by step recommendation for constructing and packaging the parts of a company plan—cover sheet, desk of contents, govt summary, description of the business, organizational and advertising and marketing plans, and monetary and aiding documents—and for protecting the plan updated. Four real-life company plans and clean types and worksheets supply readers with extra uncomplicated directions for the construction of the plans. This up to date 7th variation positive aspects new chapters on financing assets and enterprise making plans for nonprofits in addition to a pattern eating place company plan.

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The following is a simplified example for AeroTech, Inc. "Forecasts for identified revenue growth resulting from a devoted and loyal client-base and aggressive marketing initiatives indicate that AeroTech, Inc will exceed $11 million by the end of year 3. " Table of Contents Index Anatomy of a Business Plan, Chapter 3, The Executive Summary 26 In Summary The Executive Summary is just that—a summary of your business plan. If you are writing your plan to serve as a guide for your firm, and not planning to seek a lender or investor, writing an executive summary will help you to formulate a good overall picture of where you are planning to go in your business.

The following paragraph is a simplified overview for AeroTech, Inc. com example business plan in Anatomy of a Business Plan, Appendix III. "AeroTech, Inc. was established in 1999 to meet the demand for specialized parts in the aerospace industry. This industry experienced moderate growth with an increase in contracts beginning in 2001. Industry projections indicate a growing demand for the type of products the company manufactures. AeroTech, Inc. The company is adequately housed in a 10,000 square-foot facility and desires to meet the growing demand for its products through the purchase of new and more modern equipment, which will provide the opportunity for broader scope bidding, increased custom design capabilities, lower per unit costs, and faster turnaround time.

It serves as the title page and should contain the following information: • Company name • Company address • Company phone number (including area code) • Web address, if you have a web site • Logo, if you have one • Names, titles, addresses, and phone numbers of the owners or corporate officers • Month and year in which plan is issued • Name of the preparer • Number of the copy • Confidentiality statement (optional) The company name, address, phone number, and web site address should appear in the top one-third of the page.

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