7 The initial investigation stage

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The goal of the initial investigation stage is to examine the proposal as quickly as possible (say, within one to six weeks) and evaluate it against the existing business plans of the company to determine if what is intended is likely to be viable in financial, operational, technical, and customer terms.

“To have begun is half the job: be bold and be sensible”

HORACE, 65– 8BC

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The goal of the initial investigation stage is to examine the proposal, as quickly as possible, (say, within one to six weeks) and evaluate it against the existing business plans of the company. You need to determine if what is intended is likely to be viable in ...

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