Business Plan Guide:
This is a critically important section – use it to translate
all your proposals into clear, realistic and implementable plans.
Highlight the major decision points, time scales, milestones and actions
required by management and others to progress the plan. Explain contingency
plans to cover shortfalls.
Be realistic about the likely rate of progress and make provision for
Suggested Length & Structure:
Use a maximum of 3 pages for this section.
Limit to one page for a basic/short plan.
The subsections below are for general guidance
only. They could result in some undesirable duplication
or overlap. Accordingly, you may prefer to:
- Amalgamate some of them.
- Use less obtrusive sub-headings like First & Subsequent
- Delete all sub-headings and cover
all relevant matters in a series of short paragraphs.
13.1. First Year
Summarize the key tasks to be completed during the first year, use a
simple Gantt chart or table. Avoid going into too much detail or being