Business Plan Checklist

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					This Business Plan Checklist provides a comprehensive checklist of all the essential
components of a business plan. This document contains the standard terms for this
type of document, however additional language may be added to meet the needs of the
specific business plan being created. Use this form to ensure all of the necessary topics
are covered when creating a business plan.
                                            Business Plan Checklist


Section 1 Executive Summary

                     Contains information about ownership, products and services, market & management
                 _______________________________________________________________________
                     Summarizes any financial request
                 _______________________________________________________________________

Section 2 Company Summary

                     Purpose and Mission ____________________________________________________
                     Ownership and Organization_______________________________________________
                     Location and Facilities____________________________________________________
                     Operations_____________________________________________________________

Section 3 Products and/or Services

                     Description of each product or service________________________________________
                     Source or cost of products_________________________________________________
                     Show how products meet specific market demand_______________________________

Section 4 Market Analysis

                     Target markets described in detail, including trends, growth and numbers
                 __________________________________________________________________________
                     Demographics relative to markets____________________________________________
                     Customer Estimates______________________________________________________
                     Competitive Analysis______________________________________________________

Section 5 Market Strategy

                     Descriptions of how product or service is positioned, priced, placed, promoted and sold
                 __________________________________________________________________________
                     Description of how customers are cared for____________________________________

Section 6 Management Summary

                     Names and summary of experience, education and qualifications of each key manager
                 __________________________________________________________________________
                     Organization chart or description of how each management function is accomplished
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                 ________________________________________ (marketing/sales, operations, accounting,
                 admin, HR, legal)

Section 7 Financial

                     Sources and Uses of Funds________________________________________________
                     Financial and sales assumptions_____________________________________________
                     Past years’ Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet___________________________________
                     2006, 2007 and 2008 Projected Profit and Loss Statements _______________________
                     Personal Income Statements and Balance Sheet________________________________

Section 8 Appendix

                     Photos of Existing or Proposed Shop, Office, Plant or Store________________________
                     Equipment Lists, Leases, or any data supporting any section of Plan_________________




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Description: This Business Plan Checklist provides a comprehensive checklist of all the essential components of a business plan.  This document contains the standard terms for this type of document, however additional language may be added to meet the needs of the specific business plan being created.  Use this form to ensure all of the necessary topics are covered when creating a business plan.
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