How to Prepare a Business Plan: Create Your Strategy; Forecast Your Finances; Produce That Persuasive Plan (Business Success 5th Revised edition)

How to Prepare a Business Plan: Create Your Strategy; Forecast Your Finances; Produce That Persuasive Plan (Business Success 5th Revised edition)

By: Edward Blackwell (author)Paperback

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A good business plan should impress potential financial backers by clarifying aims, providing a blueprint for the future of your company and a benchmark against which to measure growth. "How to Prepare a Business Plan" explains the whole process in accessible language and includes guidance on: producing cash flow forecasts and sample business plans; expanding a business; planning the borrowing; and, monitoring business progress. The author introduces several small businesses as case studies, analyses their business plans, monitors their progress and discusses their problems. Whether looking to start up or expand, this practical advice will help anyone to prepare a plan that is tailored to the requirements of their business - one that will get the financial backing you need.

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About Author

Edward Blackwell is a consultant on small business affairs and as a former accountant, he ran his own business for many years. He is the author of several Kogan Page books, but is best known for this one which, since the first edition, has been translated into several different languages.

Contents

Chapter - 00: Introduction;Chapter - 01: Writing a business plan;Chapter - 02: Simple cash flow forecasts;Chapter - 03: The very small business;Chapter - 04: Retail and catering;Chapter - 05: Manufacturing;Chapter - 06: Expanding a business;Chapter - 07: The market;Chapter - 08: Planning the borrowing;Chapter - 09: How not to write a business plan - or run a business;Chapter - 10: Maintaining the plan;Chapter - 11: Small business and the trade cycle;Chapter - 12: Monitoring progress

Product Details

  • publication date: 03/02/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780749462529
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9780749462529
  • weight: 251
  • ISBN10: 0749462523
  • edition: 5th Revised edition

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