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Write a Business Plan

​​Developing a business plan is the process of putting the key ideas of your business into a concise written document. Business plans vary depending on the nature of the business and the goods, services, or products being sold. All business plans, however, should contain some basic information about the business.

The tool below is designed to assist you in putting together a complete business plan. Each section of the plan should be detailed, thorough and well written. All of the critical aspects of your business need to be addressed in the appropriate sections.


Business Planning


Welcome to the Business Plan Wizard which will walk you step-by-step through the process of creating your business plan.

A plan helps you find hidden business flaws and makes you think carefully about each phase of your business. By writing the plan yourself, you will gain in-depth knowledge about your business which will make it easier to answer any questions. Most importantly, the process of writing your business plan will clarify what is involved in making your business work successfully.

Instructions For Using This Wizard

This wizard is designed to give instructions, hints, and a template to aid in developing your business plan. Any action taken based on the information obtained herein is done so at the user's own risk and should not be considered, or construed as a guarantee for future funding.

The wizard is organized by business plan sections. At the bottom of each page, you can click on whether to go to the next section, return to a previous section, or return to this home page.

The instructions provided are designed to compliment a Microsoft Word template for your business plan. This template needs to be downloaded and saved on your pc. To retrieve the template, click the link below.

Download The Microsoft Word Business Plan Template (requires Microsoft Word)

Now you are ready to begin your business plan. To begin, click "Next" below.