PART ONE: Timeline, Critical Risks, Assumptions, and Benefits to Community
Business Plan: Timeline, Critical Risks, Assumptions, and Benefits to Community. The format should be:
- A timeline outlining the interrelationships and timing of major events planned for your venture. Make sure that your deadlines are realistic and attainable.
- Provide an overview of any assumptions that you have made when writing your plan, such as how your business will operate and what economic conditions you have assumed.
- Identify a comprehensive list of possible risks to your business and what alternative plans you’ve made to address these risks.
- Finally, outline any benefits to the community (economic, community, or human development) that your business will provide.
- 600 words in length.
PART TWO: Exit Strategy, Executive Summary, Reference List, & The Complete Business Plan
Business Plan: Exit Strategy, Executive Summary, Reference List, & The Complete Business Plan. The format should be:
- A succession plan, an executive summary, a reference list, and the complete business plan. The first part of the milestone is a brief (100–200 words) succession plan in which you list your long-term intentions for the business. How will investors get their money back?
- Second, you will prepare your executive summary. The executive summary should be a one- to two-page overview of your entire plan. The executive summary should include an overview of your company information, the market opportunity that you’ve identified, and financial data such as financial forecasts, equity investment desired, and any long-term loans that will be needed. The executive summary should be should be 800–1000 words.
- Third, prepare a comprehensive reference page in which all sources are listed in APA format.
- Final step: The Complete Business Plan