207LON Entrepreneurship in a Global Context E04 Business Plan Template Note: This document contains a SUGGESTED TEMPLATE and FORMAT for your business plan. Students can choose to present their plan their own way but must include the key elements of the Rubric. Learning Outcomes: 1. Appreciation of the nature of entrepreneurship and the attributes of an entrepreneur. 2. Understanding of and ability to describe the entrepreneurial process of creating a new venture. 3. Skills to develop a business plan and to evaluate the strategy for a new venture The plan must be professionally presented and appropriately referenced in accordance with the Harvard Style used in Coventry University. Layout: Assignments must be presented in the following format: – ? Word- ? processed in Arial font, 12 pitch and double- ? spaced. – ? Margins must be as follows: Top; 1.0 inch (2.5cm); Bottom; 1.0 inch (2.5 cm) Left; 1.25 inches (3.2 cm); Right; 1.25 inches (3.2 cm) – ? All pages must be numbered in the top right- ? hand corner. – ? Word Limit: 25 pages (+/- ? 10%), using the standard format described above Submission deadline Please see the Turnitin link end of module submission for the relevant final date of your submission for your Business Plan. Business Plan contents: Introduction: Title page Declaration of originality Executive Summary Table of contents Business Opportunity Detailed description of the business opportunity and the nature of your business. You should discuss your business model you developed in the seminars and also provide a product/service description. Analysis: Market Analysis Industry Analysis Marketing Plan Operational Plan Financial Plan Funding Plan Team/Management References Appendices: Detailed market research findings; Financial data including 2 years detailed cash flow plus summary P&L and balance sheets with notes; Detailed data on resources and costs with evidence; Business contacts and suppliers; Management profile details; Other relevant supportive information.