Write a Business Plan

NaperLaunch Academy Class

Write a business plan using Gale Small  Business Builder software.  Learn the importance and the purpose of a business plan. Follow the five steps of plan creation, including entrepreneur profile, ideation, break-even analysis, plan narrative, and financial projections. Create a high-quality final written plan with executive financial statements suitable for use with lenders, investors and partners.

Participants will write a full business plan that covers all aspects of starting up and running a business. They will learn how to use library resources to complete market research, competitor analysis and demographic studies. The final written plan will include complete financial statements, a sales forecast, recap of all expense categories and identification of funding sources and the amounts needed.

Participants will follow a simple step by step process in the Gale Small Business Builder software to produce a business they can “take to the bank”.

This course meets three times over four weeks.

NaperLaunch Academy

A focused curriculum to help entrepreneurs develop fundamental business knowledge, improve salesmanship and leadership skills and learn the “lean startup process.”

NaperLaunch Academy Classes

Class Schedule

See class schedule. Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. in the NaperLaunch coworking space.


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