Launch your business

Create a business plan

Create a business plan

You've been dreaming of starting your own business. You've started with some concrete steps, and you're ready to put your proposal together. But how do you start, and how do you know when you have the right information?

How to get it done

Create a business plan with templates in Word:

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Start with a template

Download these templates from the Office Templates site to create your plan:

  1. Fill in your Business plan.

  2. Analyze your market with the Business market analysis template.

  3. Detail your financials in a Financial plan.

  4. Divide up the work and track deliverables with this Business plan checklist.

  5. Wrap up with this Business startup checklist.

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