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Developing the Right Business Plan

Plan your business for success with a well thought out Business Plan. Your Business Plan acts as the road map for your business.  It should give clear directions about the nature of your business operations, its purpose, goals and objectives and should document the path to follow in achieving them. Most businesses, somewhere in the life of its operation, will need to establish a relationship with a lending institution.  This makes having a viable Business Plan even more critical as nearly all financial institutions require one before business loans are approved for disbursements.
A typical Business Plan has the following elements:
• Executive Summary
• Mission Statement
• Industry Analysis and Trends
• Target Market
• Competition
• Business Strategy
• Marketing Strategy
• Operations
• Description of Management Team
• Projected Financial Statements

We recommend that you get assistance from a trained professional to develop a comprehensive Business Plan that will help to safeguard the future of your business. You may consult with any of the suggested professionals or organizations on the attached list.

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BAS Bulletins

Starting a Business

Preparing a Business Plan

Starting an Export Business

Jamaica Customs

HACCP & Food Safety Requirements

Certifications/Licenses & Permits