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Business Plans: Getting Started

This guide is designed to assist students in finding resources to write a business plan. Its primary focus is on industry conditions, target market demographics, and financial comparables
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Gregory StollerThe Evolving Business Plan 

Carroll School of Management Operations Management Adjunct Lecturer Greg Stoller discussed the ongoing evolution of the business plan on the nationally syndicated radio program "Something You Should Know" with Mike Carruthers

Getting Started With Your Business Plan

This guide provides a list of resources to help write a business plan. The key resources identified are: Sample Business Plans, Industry Sources & Trends, Market Research Reports, Market Share & Size, Financial Statements, Target Markets & Demographics and Trade Associations

Idea Generation & Tips

Some free websites with ideas:

Business Plans on Reserve

There are many examples of good business plans on reserve. Go directly to  Course Reserves in Holmes and sign in to see what your professor has put on reserve. Some of the plans can be viewed online and some are available only in print to be checked out and read within the O'Neill Library for 2 hours.

Didn't Find What You Are Looking For?

Other business & management related questions.

Reference Librarian
Sonia Ensins
O'Neill Library

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