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Entrepreneurship: Business Plan "How-To" Guides

This guide supports UCI’s innovation and entrepreneurship community by connecting users to relevant resources used to conduct research throughout the entrepreneurial process.

Business Plan "How-To" Guides

U.S. Small Business Administration: Write Your Business Plan 
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Learn about the format of traditional and lean startup business plans, view example plans, and create an account to utilize the “Business Plan Tool,” a step-by-step guide that allows you to save your plan online and download it as a PDF file.

SCORE: Business Plan Template for a Startup Business
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Step-by-step business plan template covering the following sections: Executive Summary, Company Description, Products and Services, Marketing Plan, Operational Plan, Management and Organization, Startup Expenses and Capitalization, Financial Plan, and Appendices.

Business Plans: A Step-by-Step Guide 
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This guide complies numerous Entrepreneur articles on the topic of business plans. Use the links to view articles in the following categories: before writing your plan, writing your business plan, and business plan tools.

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