Building A Formal Business Plan May 25, 2021, 1:30pm PDT May 25, 2021, 4:30pm PDT

Planning is the key to business success, and it all comes together in a detailed business plan. This 3-hour workshop is designed to give you, the business owner, the skills and know-how needed to write a successful and detailed business plan, which will cover these main topics:

Describing your product or service
Describing your product pricing, packaging and distribution
Describing your marketing plan
Describing your business operations
Describing organization structure and management structure
Lastly, you’ll put all this information together into a financial plan that will provide you and other the information they need. You’ll know the amount of startup funding needed. You be able to project sales and create forecasted profit and loss statements and plan your cash flow. Creating effective financial information can make or break a loan application, so this workshop is particularly valuable to anyone seeking outside funding for their business.

This workshop is suitable for everyone whether you are starting a new business from scratch or need to update an existing business plan. This is an interactive workshop. We encourage participation by all attendees -- so bring along your questions!

SCORE’s Small Business Essentials Workshops prepares individuals to make the right decisions and create actionable plans when starting a small business. Whether you are starting a business on your own (one-person business) or a business with employees, we have the right set of workshops to help you succeed. All the workshops are about three hours in length and taught by experienced SCORE Mentors. See more information on these workshops here.

Listen to what others who have attended this workshop have to say about the instructors and the program:

Really breaks down how to make a business plan. Very understandable.
Gave me great ideas on how to move forward on my business.
Super friendly and engaging instructor – keeps everyone very attentive!
The workshop materials were very helpful, and the class discussions were great.
The instructor’s thoroughness and attention to detail was superb.