Barry G. Bisson MBA P.Eng (NB) FEC

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Using my business planning model

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Using My Business Planning Model Tutorial Series

 

Click here to get a brief overview of the structure of my model and how to navigate through it.

Click here to get an explanation of the term "business model".

Click here to find out where to get started in the business planning process.

Click here to learn how to segment the market and clearly define your target customer or customer groups.

Click here to learn how to create a unit sales forecast taking into account your venture growth strategy, the estimated size of your target market segments and market share targets in each target market segment.

Click here to learn how to learn about how to price your product/service and translate your unit sales forecast into a monthly revenue forecast taking into account seasonality of sales.

Click here to learn how to estimate the cost of goods sold, the direct cost of producing your product.

Click here to learn how to forecast accounts receivable, amounts owed to your business by your customers.

Click here to learn how to develop a marketing communications strategy to promote your product.

Click here to learn how to develop a staffing plan to build the team that will execute your business strategy and plan.

Click here to learn how to forecast inventory requirements to meet your sales forecast.

Click here to learn how any debt financing (term loans and mortgages) you are able to arrange for your business will affect your financial projections.

Click here to learn how the cash flow statement is constructed.

Click here to learn how much equity capital is needed to fund your business plan given the business model you have designed.

Click here to learn how to use the dashboard on the assumptions page to evaluate the attractiveness of the business model you have designed to potential equity investors.

Click here to learn how dividend payouts to shareholders can enhance the attractiveness of your business to potential investors.

Click here to learn how the balance sheet is constructed.

Click here to learn how to use breakeven analysis to evaluate the viability of the business model you have designed.

Click here to learn how to use the print pages to facilitate printing of your financial projections.

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