Read through as many sample business plans as you like to see how it’s done and get inspired. Your business plan is a living document in that it can be changed as the market and other conditions change, but gives a guide to adhere to. Creating the plan requires the entrepreneur and his key associates to look at each section, pool their knowledge and take and honest inventory of all of the factors involved.
Business Plan merupakan dokumen tertulis yang menjelaskan rencana perusahaan/pengusaha untuk memanfaatkan peluang-peluang usaha(business opportunities) yang terdapat di lingkungan eksternal perusahaan,menjelaskan keunggulan bersaing(competitive advantage) uasaha, serta menjelaskan berbagai langkah yang harus dilakukan untuk menjadikan peluang usaha tersebut menjadi suatu bentuk usaha yang nyata.
If you are like many other small business owners, you are not only the owner of the company, you are likely also actively involved in the day-to-day operations as the President/CEO, the marketing department, the IT department, the HR department…the list goes on and on!
When attempting to secure funding company owners or designated members must conduct interviews and presentations with banks, venture capitalists, private investors, investment companies, the Small Business Administration, family and friends, etc.. Naturally, these investors and lenders want to know that they will receive a return on their investment.
Those who are starting a business or who have an existing business, including sole proprietors, general partners, limited liability company (LLC) members, and even corporations, should have a Business Plan to map out their strategies and goals for their company.