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Saturday, November 14, 2015 8a-10a

Fee includes pastries & coffee

How to Write a Business Plan Class

Want to know how to write a business plan? Have you been dreaming about bringing an idea to life but you don’t know what steps to take? Need help on what to include and what’s important to consider as you research your big idea? If you want to write a business plan for your concept, product, service or small business, Marlo’s workshop provides you with a framework for getting it done comprehensively, in a structured manner and successfully. She shares the business plan template she used to get a $400,000 SBA loan for Sweet Revenge®, her restaurant & wine bar in NYC. Using her business plan as a case study, Marlo explains the details, analysis, and strategic components you need to include.  Are you eager to take your idea to the next level? Are you looking for a structured path to bring your dream to life?

A buttoned up business plan provides stability in challenging times and a road map for all times.  Take your first major step on the entrepreneurial journey!

Topics Include:
  • Business Plan Critical Elements:
    • Executive Summary
    • Company Description
    • Products & Services
    • Marketing Plan: Industry Research, Customers, Competition, Niche, PR Strategy, Distribution Channels
    • Operational Plan
    • Legal Environment
    • Organization: Advisory Board, Key Personnel & Staffing
    • Suppliers
    • Inventory
    • Credit, AR & AP
    • Statement of Net Worth
    • Startup Expenses & Capitalization
    • Financial Plan & Loan Repayment
    • Appendices
  • Sweet Revenge Case Study
    • Walkthrough Marlo’s Original Business Plan
    • Discussion on How Reality May Differ from the Plan

Refunds are NOT issued. Re-schedulings are NOT accommodated.

Saturday, November 14, 2015 8a-10a

Fee includes coffee & pastries