Assume, you are planning to start up a business of your choice. Please prepare a 5 year business
plan with following headings
Vision, Mission and goals
Products and services
Business, organisation and finance structures
Strength, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threat (SWOT) analysis
Premises, plant and equipment
Information systems and telecommunications
Intellectual property, licences and memberships Insurances
Goals, milestones, strategies
Goals and milestones
Customer management and retention
Suitable business strategy
Influence of Five forces
Profit and loss forecast
Cash flow forecast
Balance sheet forecast
You should aim to include a minimum of 6 references (more is better), of which some should be peer-reviewed academic journals. However, this is a short assignment, with a real-world focus, so extensive referencing is not required.
The following guidelines are to assist you with presentation and layout:
• Cover page should include name, student number, unit number, unit name, assessment number, assessment name, and date
• Use Arial, Calibri, or Tahoma, 12 pt font
• Double spacing
• Double justification of text
• Headers and footers on all pages other than the cover page — headers and footers should contain your name and student number, the unit number and name, and a page number
I. Students are required to cover all stated requirements.
2. Your answer must be submitted via Turnitin.
3. You need to support your answers with appropriate Harvard or APA style references.
4. The Business plan should not be more than 2,000 words, excluding table of contents, references and cover sheet.
5. Only include information in your appendixes that has been directly referred to in the body of your document.