eBook Business Plans Handbook, 7th Edition

  • Series Name: Business Plans Handbook Series
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  • ISBN-10: 0787691550
  • ISBN-13: 9780787691554
  • DDC: 658.4012
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 672 Pages | eBook
  • Previous Editions: 1999, 1998, 1997
  • Original Copyright 2000 | Published/Released December 2003
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2000
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Overview

Business Plans Handbook is a collection of business plans compiled by entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses throughout North America. For those looking for examples of how to approach, structure and compose their own business plans, the Handbook presents 24 sample plans written for businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries. Typical business plans include type of business; statement of purpose; executive summary; business/industry description; market; product and production; management/personnel; and financial specifics. This edition also contains a business plan template which can aid users in developing business plans of their own.

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Business Plans Handbook Series

Business Plans Handbook is a collection of actual business plans compiled by entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses throughout North America. For those looking for examples of how to approach, structure and compose their own business plans, the Handbook presents 24 sample plans taken from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries -- only the company names and addresses have been changed. Typical business plans include type of business; statement of purpose; executive summary; business/industry description; market; product and production; management/personnel; and financial specifics

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Reviews

"The businesses discussed include a diverse group of entrepreneurial types. … Skillful editing preserves the unique differences among the plans while providing the reader with a common framework of analysis. … Especially appropriate for libraries supporting small business and entrepreneurial studies, this is an excellent reference work that should be a part of every business collection." -- CHOICE (June 1995)

— Choice

"Will be very useful in libraries serving entrepreneurs and small businesses." -- Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship (Vol. 4, No. 2, 1999)

— Journal of Business and Finance Librarianship

"This series is designed for those looking for examples of how to structure and compose their own business plans." --ARBA, August 2008

— ARBA

"Offering genuine plans used by real people, this volume provides 22 buiness plans used by entrpreneurs to gain funding support for their new business. Included are several e-commerce plans, including an Internet-based trading company." -- Business Horizons (June 2002)

— Business Horizons