You will be able describe the parts of a business plan.
You will be able to identify tools and Web sites they can use to create a business plan.
Read: Book I & IV (Chap 1)
Post: 1 resources for each of the other business identified by your fellow students. Post the resources under Discussions > Your Business
Post: 3 Business Plan Websites under Discussions > Plan Websites
Post: Shopping Cart services (PayPal for example) under Discussions > Shopping Cart
Take the Quiz: Are you ready to start a business
Read: Ways to Research Your Customer
Get an account: Mal's E commerce (online shopping Cart!)
Read: Support Site for Mal's E-commerce
Reminder: Post your articles on Canvas under the Weekly Review on the Discussion Board Section.
Business Plan Pro is available at PVCC's Computer Commons.
Elements of a Business Plan
Market Placement of Product
Management Team (responsibilities outlined)
Cash Flow (for 2 years on a monthly basis)
Review the Business Plan Web sites for ideas and structure
Business Plan Archive
American Express can help with Business Plans
Virtual Business Plans by BizPlanIt
What business are you in?
What business are these companies in?
What business are they in?
Southwest (cheap local travel), American (International travel and US ) and British Airways (High End International travel)
Finding money to start the business may be the hardest part.
Cash Flow is king! Do you have enough money to run your business over time?
Banks, Local & State Government, Federal Government and Crowd Sourcing Loans
Find a Kickstarter a Funding Source for your innovative ideas.
NPR article: Who Pays for Online Business?
Lean Model for Starting a business.
Got a great idea that could change the world in a small way? The Pollination Project has 1000 dollar grants to help you get started.
ideas for a Business
Cash Flow, Business Plan, Management Team, Marketing