How to Prepare a Business Plan (Business Success)

How to Prepare a Business Plan (Business Success)

by EdwardBlackwell (Author)


A good business plan should impress potential financial backers by clarifying aims, providing a blueprint for the future of your company and a benchmark against which to measure growth. How to Prepare a Business Plan explains the whole process clearly, and includes guidance on: producing cash flow forecasts and sample business plans; expanding a business; planning the borrowing; and monitoring business progress. The author introduces several small businesses as case studies, analysing their business plans, monitoring their progress and discussing their problems. Whether you are looking to start up or expand, this practical advice will help you to prepare a plan that is tailored to the requirements of your business - one that will get you the financial backing you need.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
Edition: 5
Publisher: Kogan page
Published: 03 Feb 2008

ISBN 10: 0749449810
ISBN 13: 9780749449810
Book Overview: Part of the high profile relaunch of the bestselling Business Enterprise series, with extensive advertising coverage in the Sunday Times Over 50,000 copies sold worldwide Practical guide that covers every stage of writing a winning business plan Fully updated with revised facts, figures and new case studies Still the best book available on the subject. The Bookseller's Review of Business Books

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Ideal for entrepreneurs and decision-makers in SMEs. Highly recommended. George Cox, former Director General, Institute of Directors Still the best book available on the subject. The Bookseller's Review of Business Books Blackwell's lucid guide includes case examples and sample worksheets. Book News, Library Publication - USA, Spring 2008
Author Bio
Edward Blackwell is a consultant on small business affairs. A former accountant, he ran his own business for many years, and so is well placed to offer advice. He is the author of several Kogan Page books, but is best known for this one which, since the first edition, has been translated into several different languages.