The Successful Business Plan : Secrets and Strategies Paperback
by Paul Barrow
Edited by Rhonda Abrams
Part of the Planning Shop Series series
The ultimate purpose of developing a business plan is to have a successful business.
In the long run, it is fruitless to write a business plan that can raise the funds you seek if your enterprise is so poorly conceived it is bound to fail.
So a successful business plan should address the long-term needs of your business and devise strategies that enhance both the overall performance of your company and your personal satisfaction. Table of contents: Section I Starting the Process The Successful Business Getting Your Plan Started Making Your Plan Compelling Section II Business Plan Components The Executive Summary Company Description Industry Analysis & Trends Target Markets Competition Strategic Position & Risk Assessment Marketing Plan & Sales Strategy Operations Technology Plan Management & Organisation Community Involvement & Social Responsibility Development, Milestones & Exit Plan The Financials The Plan's Appendix Section III Putting the Plan to Work Preparing, Presenting & Sending Out Your Plan Looking for Money Using Your Plan for Classes & Competitions Internal Planning for Existing Businesses & Corporations Time Saving Tips Section IV Special Considerations Considerations for Internet, "e-businesses" Considerations for Retailers Considerations for Manufacturers Considerations for Service Businesses Section V Reference Outline of a Business Plan Business Terms Glossary Funding Sources Research Sources Entrepreneur's Sources
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 480 pages
- Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Publication Date: 14/03/2008
- Category: Business strategy
- ISBN: 9781841128078