Business Plans Kit For Dummies

Business Plans Kit For Dummies

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While "Business Plans For Dummies" covers the strategy of putting a business plan together, "Business Plans Kit For Dummies" covers how to put a business plan to work! This kit covers business plans for every stage (and every type) of business: e-business, sole proprietorships, small businesses, service companies, high-tech companies, non-profits - even business plans for middle managers and restructuring a company. It emphasizes methods for obtaining funding and sources to tap for capital, and explains how to formulate business plans according to the planned business model - bricks - and - mortar vs. e-business. It also includes updated terminology and jargon from the business planning and venture capital industries, and shows you how to gear specific plans for businesses in different phases of development (i.e., startup, expansion, etc.).
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  • Mixed media product | 360 pages
  • 189.2 x 234.7 x 21.1mm | 580.61g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • 0764553658
  • 9780764553653

Table of contents

Introduction. PART I: Doing Your Planning Homework. Chapter 1: Beginning with a Brainstorm. Chapter 2: Starting Your Planning Engine. Chapter 3: Laying Down the Ground Rules. PART II: Building Your Plan's Components. Chapter 4: Assessing the Business Environment. Chapter 5: Explaining Your Strategy. Chapter 6: Describing Your Company. Chapter 7: Examining Your Financial Situation. PART III: Adjusting Your Plan to Fit Your Needs. Chapter 8: Planning for the Self--Employed. Chapter 9: Planning for a Small Business. Chapter 10: Planning in the New Economy. Chapter 11: Planning a Not--for--Profit Organization. PART IV: Making the Most of Your Plan. Chapter 12: Putting Your Plan Together. Chapter 13: Putting Your Plan to Work. PART V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 14: Ten Ways to Evaluate a New Business Idea. Chapter 15: Ten Things a Business Plan Does for You. Chapter 16: Ten Ways to Fund Your Business Plan. Chapter 17: Ten Possible Signs That Your Plan Needs An Overhaul. Appendix: About the CD. Index. Hungry Minds End--User License Agreement. Installation Instructions. Book Registration Information.
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About Steven Peterson

Steven Peterson, PhD, is senior partner and founder of Home Planet Technologies. Peter E. Jaret is an award--winning freelance writer and marketing consultant for companies including The California Endowment and WebMD.
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