Smart Business Plan Writing Workshop (Summer Cycle - Fridays)

20-Hour Business Plan writing course designed for startups and established entrepreneurs.

06 Aug
Price: $50.00


The NJSBDC at Rutgers-Newark Smart Business Plan Workshop is offered in 5-hour increments over 4 weeks.   This cycle will be held on Fridays and will be conducted virtually via the ZOOM video conferencing platform. All the essential steps will be covered, including drafting the business goals and objectives; identifying the audience; gathering information; researching; describing products and services; marketing and sales planning, and financial projections and reports. At the completion of the workshop, clients who need additional assistance with fine-tuning their business plans will have an opportunity to have a Business & Financial Plan Review. A CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION will be issued after participating in all 20 hours of the Smart Business Plan Workshop. Costs include Training manual resources and assignments via Google ClassroomIndividualized attention with experienced trainers/presenters Step by step online tutoring and counseling

Week 1: Executive Summary & the Organization Plan Business Description, Mission; Goals & Objectives; Keys to Success; Company Ownership; Ownership & Legal Structuring; Company Location & Facilities; Management Summary; Organizational Structure; Management Team; Management Team Gaps; Personnel Plan

Week 2: Understanding Market Research & Developing a Marketing Plan Market Analysis Summary; Customer Description; Market Segmentation; Industry Analysis; Industry Participants; Distribution Patterns; Competition and Buying Patterns; Main Competitors; Strategies & Implementation Summary; Marketing Strategy; Pricing Strategy; Promotion Strategy; Sales Strategy; Sales Forecast; Sales Programs; Milestones

Week 3: Business Plan Financials (Part I) Financial Plan; Introduction; Startup Financial Summary; Important Assumption Key Financial Indicators; Break-even Analysis; Balance Sheet; Cash Flow Statements; Profit & Loss Statements; Income Statement; Business Ratios

Week 4: Business Plan Financial (Part II) Financial Reporting; Preparation & Interpreting Business Financial Statements; Financial projections; Supporting documents requirements.



Please contact the NJSBDC at Rutgers-Newark at or at 973-353-5950.


This event is $50.00.