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Business Plan Template

Written by Alta Mulder. Posted in News

Below is a template for a Business Plan

Executive Summary

01 - Executive Summary

  • Company profile
  • Objectives
  • Vision
  • Mission Statement
  • Philosophy
  • Aim
  • Slogan
  • Company Logo
  • Company Structure

02 - Required Funding

  • Business Description
  • Business Opportunity

RISK AND COMMERCIAL VIABILITY ANALYSIS

03 - Valuation of Business

  • Principle
  • Valuation
  • Compliance

04 - Products and Services

  • Specifications of products/services
  • Selling proposition
  • Source of revenue/contractual revenue
  • Product life cycle
  • Potential and proposed new product developments
  • Export potential

05 - Industry Analysis

  • Summary of the industry
  • Value drivers and industry price structures
  • Historical growth rates
  • Trends and problems the industry is facing
  • Recent developments
  • Market segmentation
  • Industry ratios
  • Legal and regulatory environment
  • Economic outlook
  • Growth constraints
  • Growth opportunities
  • Cyclicality and seasonality
  • Specific risks

06 - Target Market Analysis

  • Geographic coverage
  • List of potential customers
  • Bargaining power of customers
  • Growth opportunities
  • Distribution channels

07 - Competitor Analysis

  • Market share
  • Barriers to entry
  • Substitute products
  • Marketing budget
  • Marketing strategy

08 - Supplier Analysis

  • Number of suppliers
  • Bargaining power of suppliers
  • Raw materials
  • Cost of imported vs local materials
  • Rand/Dollar exchange rate

09 - Operational Analysis

  • Production processes
  • Equipment required
  • Plant capacity
  • Production costs
  • Replacement requirements
  • Technology
  • Quality control
  • Raw materials

10 - Management and Human Resources

  • Management experience and qualifications
  • Number of employees
  • % BEE
  • Skills required
  • Training programs
  • Staff turnover

11 - Internal and External Risks

  • External Risk
  • Internal Risk

12 - Socio-Economic Benefits

  • Job creations
  • Poverty alleviation
  • Women participation
  • Skills transfer / training
  • Industrial growth and development
  • Number of households to benefit

13 - Financial/cash flow analysis - Annexure 1

  • Income Statement
  • Balance Sheet
  • Cash Flow Statement
  • Cash Flow Statement monthly
  • Fixed Assets
  • Long term loan 2
  • Immortalization 2
  • Long term loan
  • Immortalization
  • Salaries
  • Production Schedule
  • Cash and Cash Equivalents
  • Vat Recon
  • Logistic Schedule