1 online resource (vi, 182 pages).
Previous edition: 2004.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
"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. This fully updated fifth edition of How to Prepare a Business Plan explains the whole process in accessible language." "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."--Jacket.
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Print version record.
Introduction -- Writing a business plan -- Simple cash flow forecasts -- The very small business -- Retail and catering -- Manufacturing -- Expanding a business -- The market -- Planning the borrowing -- How not to write a business plan -- or run a business -- Maintaining the plan -- Small business and the trade cycle -- Monitoring progress -- Postscript -- Where to go for further advice.
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Print version: Blackwell, Edward. How to prepare a business plan. 5th ed. London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page, 2008 9780749449810 0749449810 (OCoLC)176827134