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eFactory: Building Your Business Plan

February 21 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm CST

Preparation is key to the success of any business venture. Whether you are starting a new business, growing an established business, or launching a new product or service, planning is critical. This seminar provides an overview of two approaches to business plans and the steps necessary to develop those plans.

Topics include:

  • Business success factors 
  • Business Model Canvas for an informal plan 
  • Five minutes, three crucial sections 
  • Sources for evaluating the industry, market and competition 
  • Target market identification 
  • How to develop basic financial projections 
  • Debt and equity funding options 
  • Successful writing techniques that appeal to lenders/investors 
  • Using the plan to manage your business 

SBTDC clients receive access to LivePlan for 90 days (Paid for through funding from the Missouri Small Business & Technology Development Centers) . Please contact the SBTDC office about becoming a client at 417-837-2617 or email sbtdc@missouristate.edu .


February 21
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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MSU’s Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center
405 North Jefferson Avenue
Springfield, MO 65806 United States
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