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Library Resources for W311 - New Venture Creation

Provides links to databases and online resources useful for W311.

Resources Providing Sample Business Plans

The resources below provide examples of business plans and links to websites that provide guidance for setting up a business in Kentucky and Indiana.

Business Plan Outline

Outline for a Typical Business Plan

I. Executive summary

II. Organizational background
   --Current status
   --History
   --Management team

III. Marketing plan
   --Pricing
   --Demand management
   --Distribution
   --Promotion and brand development

IV. Operational plan
   --Manufacturing/deployment plan
   --Information and communications technology plan
   --Staffing needs
   --Training requirements
   --Intellectual property plan
   --Acquisition plan
   --Organizational learning plan
   --Cost allocation model

V. Financial plan
   --Current financing
   --Funding plan
   --Financial forecasts

VI. Risk analysis
   --Risk evaluation
   --Risk management plan

VII. Decision making criteria