Business Plans


Upon completion of this chapter, you should be able to:


1. Understand the importance of a business plan.

2. Explain the contents of a business plan.

3. Discuss the significance of an executive summary in a business plan.

4. Prepare, write, and present a business plan.

5. Describe the procedure for setting up an enterprise.

6. Understand a sample business plan.


A business plan is a roadmap and blueprint of the project. A business plan is a written document that describes in detail how a business is going to achieve its goals. It is a document that explains a business opportunity, identifies the market to be served, and provides details about how the entrepreneurial organization plans to ...

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