components of a business plan

Quick Note

Each of the plans below are real-world business plans that were completed with thorough research to provide real data for businesses seeking investors.

Each plan starts with an Executive Summary, but this is the last section that gets written. Below you will notice the first page I guide you to is the Executive Summary, from there you can follow to the next sections in the plan.

I hope you find them useful and that they help guide you with your own successful business pursuits.

 

Property Management Business Plan

I wrote this plan for my senior year in business school. I was pursuing a BS in Business Administration with an emphasis on Entrepreneurship.
Executive Summary
Industry and Services
Market Analysis
Operations Plan
Critical Risk
Financial Plan
Pro Forma Balance Sheet
Pro Forma Income Statement
Works Cited

Executive Summary

 

Solar Panel Installation Company Business Plan

For a class project our group was assigned this project and it was written for a local business that was seeking help; this was also in my senior year of business school.
Executive Summary
Industry Analysis
Marketing Plan
Operations Plan *This section also includes the Financial Plan
Risk Section
Pro Formas

Executive Summary

 

Social Networking Site Business Plan

A classmate of mine was pursuing this venture and was kind enough to share this business plan with me for this site.
Executive Summary
Company and Industry
Market Analysis
Marketing Strategy
Management Team *This section also includes the Financial Plan.
Works Cited

Executive Summary

 

Family Entertainment Center Business Plan

I found this business plan on the web and it was shareable. It provides a fairly thorough description of what should go in each section of a business plan.
Cover Page
Executive Summary
Business Overview
Industry and Market Analysis
Operations Plan
Financial Plan

Executive Summary

 

Web Development Company Business Plan

This is really a template, but it provides a lot of detail on what should go in each section of a business plan. Overall, it is a good example, but it doesn't provide the "details" or results of what the plan will look like once the research is completed. It is more or less a guide, then you conduct the necessary research and fill it in.
Web Development Business Plan

Web Development Business Plan

 

Business Plan Template

If you are just looking for a business plan template, you can visit the following page and view, download, or print the template for use; we offer a pdf and word version for convenience.
Business Plan Template