Developing the Business Plan

This section will point you to free tools & resources designed to help you prepare a business plan. You'll find downloadable plans, templates, calculators, forms, and more to help you plan, manage, market and grow your business.

A business plan is a written roadmap, typically 20 to 30 pages long, that describes where a new venture plans to go and how it plans to get there. A business plan is crucial to help a new business build out its business model and it provides the structure for a start-up to present itself to potential investors and other business partners.