Business Plan Guide:
Front of Business Plan
The front parts of most business plans comprise the following:
Although these five items appear at the very start of a plan,
their drafting may be deferred until the Body of the
plan and its Appendices have been completed.
Even if the Basic Information and 1.
Introduction are drafted at an
earlier stage, the 2. Summary of Plan should not be
written until the entire plan has been finalized.
Once you have addressed these front parts, you should advance to
the Body which contains the 'nuts and bolts' of your
Note: Free-Plan, a comprehensive 150-page Business Plan Guide and Template based on this business plan guide, can
be downloaded for free here.
For general guidance, refer to the white papers on
How to Write a Business Plan and
Insights into Business
See also Free-Plan, a comprehensive 150-page
Business Plan Guide and Template based
on this business plan guide. It can be used in conjunction with Exl-Plan,
an Excel-based financial planner, to compile and present your financial