Business Planning

Thrilling times!  You are starting a business.  We have tools and tips for you whether you are just deciding on your business model or want to create a business plan for your company. 

How to Create a Business Plan

Whether you are just starting a new business or growing one – it is vital to have a business plan. Get to know more with this video.

Initial Cash Requirements

Calculate the amount of cash you need to start a new business using the initial cash requirements worksheet.

Sample Business Plans

Creating a business plan will help you visualize and better organize your business. Use these sample business plans as your starting point.

SWOT Analysis

Conduct an analysis of your company’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats to identify opportunities and overcome obstacles to achieve your goals.

Women in Business Stories

Meet entrepreneurs who are at crossroads of their business life. See what worked or didn’t work for them, as you prepare your own business for important steps.