Plan for the future by planning for today. Business planning has been proven to increase the overall chances of success for business start-ups and expansions. The Business Enterprise Centre has developed some helpful resources that will assist you throughout your business planning process.
The business planning tools linked above will help you:
Put your business idea into perspective;
Identify your overall business strategy and competitive advantage(s);
Give you an idea of what resources (financial, human, etc.) will be required to start or expand your business;
Outline the market need for your products and/or services, including analysis of the current competitive landscape;
Identify how to best reach your target market(s);
Identify areas or topics you might have failed to consider;
Set targets and goals for your business;
Measure your ongoing business progress;
Set revenue, costs and profit targets.
Writing a business plan (whether for securing a bank loan, or grant) can be an overwhelming undertaking. The Business Enterprise Centre team will work alongside you as you go through the process of building your business plan to ensure that everything is covered.
If you are thinking of writing a business plan, marketing plan or plotting out the future cash flow for your business, contact The Business Enterprise Centre team for support today.