A quick guide for Chief Executives and Management teams in Small and Medium-sized Companies.
This short business guide is designed to enable the management teams of small and medium-sized firms to start work right away on the preparation of a meaningful business plan. It is practical and pragmatic, encouraging the reader to use the business plan as an on-going tool – not just something to take to the bank manager when seeking additional finance.
In this business advice article we discuss:
- What is a Business Plan?
Possibly the most important question you will ask and your business will already have the answer
- Getting Started on your Business Plan
Setting your business objectives and focusing on the practical outcomes of your plan
- Information Gathering for your Plan
A handy list of FAQs so that you can begin to collate data to make your business plan more effective
- Managing the Information you’ve Collected
Logically analysing your data via SWOT analysis
- Creating and Implementing your Business Plan
Dividing up the planning between marketing, finance, people, product and supply
- Making your Plan Happen
Getting results from your business plan through leadership, teamwork and continuous improvement
So take a look through our article and get to know the ins and outs of business planning…
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