Assignment 5: Business Plan Final
Due Week 10 and worth 150 points
This assignment consists of two (2) sections: your final business plan and your business plan financials. Note: You must submit both sections as separate files for the completion of this assignment.
You have completed all of the necessary sections of your business plan and will now create a final draft. Use any / all feedback you have received to polish your plan to the point that you could confidently show it to investors and potential partners or customers.
Refer to the Outline of a Business Plan, beginning on p. 399 of the course text. ( Click here for help accessing a specific page number in your eBook. ) Not all businesses will include all of these components in this order, but use the outline as a guide. Specifically your plan will not require the Development, Milestones, and Exit Plan section of the business plan.
Section 1: Business Plan (MS Word or equivalent)
Construct a ten to thirty (10-30) page business plan. Note: Twenty (20) pages are sufficient for most businesses.
1. Write a one to three (13) page executive summary for your business plan, in which you justify:
a. A clear and .
b. A thoroughly planned business concept.
c. A capable management structure.
d. A .
e. Significant competitive advantages for your business.
f. Realistic financial projections.
g. That investors have an excellent chance to make money.
h. A realistic and developed exit plan.
2. Combine all of the sections stated below and revise your initial business plan draft, which you submitted in Week 8, based on feedback you have received.
. Executive Summary
. Company Description (Assignment 1)
. Industry Analysis and Trends ( Assignment 1 )
. Target Market ( Assignment 2 )
. Competition ( Assignment 2 )
. Strategic Position & Risk Assessment ( Assignment 1 )
. Marketing Plan & Sales Strategy ( Assignment 2 )
. Operations Plan ( Assignment 3 Part 1 )
. Technology Plan ( Assignment 3 Part 1 )
. Management & Organization ( Assignment 3 Part 1 )
. Ethics & Social Responsibility ( Assignment 3 Part 2)
. The Financials ( Week 7 Discussion )
3. The Financials and the Management descriptionmust spark enough interest to convince a reader to continue. Enhance the two (2) mentioned sections to appropriately engage the reader.
. Hints: The financial section of your business plan will be derived from the previously completed financial worksheets.
Format your assignment according to these formatting requirements:
. Cite the resources you have used to complete the exercise. Note: There is no minimum requirement for the number of resources used in the exercise.
. Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with on all sides; references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
. Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the students name, the professors name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required page length.
Section 2: Business Plan Financials (MS Excel worksheets bundled with course textbook)
5. For year one, submit a revised Income Statement, Cash Flow Projection, and Balance Sheet from the Business Plan Financials on your feedback from Project Deliverable 4: Business Plan Draft .