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Building Your Business Plan

Thursday, December 5 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm • Organized By SBDC
405 N Jefferson Ave, Springfield, MO 65897


Preparation is key to the success of any business venture. Whether you are starting a new business, growing an established business, or launching a new product or service, planning is critical. This seminar provides an overview of two approaches to business plans and the steps necessary to develop those plans.

Topics include:

  • Business success factors
  • Business Model Canvas for an informal plan
  • Five minutes, three crucial sections
  • Sources for evaluating the industry, market and competition
  • Target market identification
  • How to develop basic financial projections
  • Debt and equity funding options
  • Successful writing techniques that appeal to lenders/investors
  • Using the plan to manage your business

SBTDC clients receive access to LivePlan for 90 days (Paid for

Tara Horton
(417) 837-2617
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Robert Plaster Free Enterprise Center
405 N Jefferson Ave
Springfield, MO 65897
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