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How to Write a Business Plan

  • Course explains the importance of business planning, defines and describes the components of a business plan, and provides access to sample plans and resources
  • For the entrepreneurs looking to start a business
  • Helps in practical training with real life examples and helpful tips for writing a business plan

Produced by the Small Business Administration’s Office of Entrepreneurship Education, the How to Write a Business Plan course expands on topics relevant to those individuals who are planning to write a business plan.

The course begins and sets the tone by defining a business plan as well as appropriate audiences and its importance to business success. It continues by explaining in detail the contents of each section within a business plan.

We recommend completing the Course Introduction and Topic 1: What is a Business Plan? before proceeding to other topics.

To go directly to a specific topic, select the desired topic from the menu to the right within the course.

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