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|Document Type:||Book, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Mike P McKeever
|ISBN:||9781413312805 1413312802 9781413312973 1413312977|
|Description:||273 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)|
|Contents:||Benefits of writing a business plan. What is a business plan? ; Why write a business plan? ; Issues beyond the plan --
Do you really want to own a business? Self-evaluation exercises ; How to use the self-evaluation lists ; Reality check : banker's analysis --
Choosing the right business. Know your business ; Be sure you like your business ; Describe your business ; Taste, trends, and technology : how will the future affect your business? ; Break-even analysis : will your business make money? ; What you have accomplished --
Potential sources of money to start or expand your small business. Ways to raise money ; Common money sources to start or expand a business ; Additional money sources for an existing business ; If no one will finance your business, try again ; Secondary sources of financing for start-ups or expansions ; Conclusion --
Your resume and financial statement. Draft your business accomplishment resume ; Draft your personal financial statement --
Your profit and loss forecast. What is a profit and loss forecast? ; Determine your average cost of sales ; Complete your profit and loss forecast ; Review your profit and loss forecast --
Your cash flow forecast and capital spending plan. Prepare your capital spending plan ; Prepare your cash flow forecast ; Required investment for your business ; Check for trouble --
Write your marketing and personnel plans. Marketing plan ; Personnel plan --
Editing and finalizing your business plan. Decide how to organize your plan ; Write final portions of your plan ; Create the appendix ; Create title page and table of contents ; Complete your final edit ; Consider using a business consultant --
Selling your business plan. How to ask for the money you need ; How to approach different backers ; What to do when someone says "Yes" ; Plan in advance for legal details --
After you open--keeping on the path to success. Watch out for problem areas ; Getting out of business --
Good resources for small businesses. Business consultants ; Books ; Pamphlets ; Magazines : continuing small business help ; Computers and business ; Online business resources ; Formal education."Contains the detailed forms and step-by-step instructions needed to prepare a well-thought-out, well-organized business plan. The 10th edition has been completely updated with the laws, banking regulations, and resources"--Provided by publisher.
|Responsibility:||by Mike McKeever.|
"Contains the detailed forms and step-by-step instructions needed to prepare a well-thought-out, well-organized business plan. The 10th edition has been completely updated with the laws, banking regulations, and resources"--Provided by publisher.
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