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Sample Business Plans

These two tools help you to set up your business plan. In the Word document "Business Plan Outline" below, you will find a list of the main topics to include in your business plan. The Excel file "Computing Development Strategies" contains the minimum information required by financial institutions f...

Creating an Effective Business Plan

This workshop will help you create a business plan. It includes a business plan template to guide your business through the start-up or growth phase, a search for capital, or any other endeavor your small business undertakes. We've distilled the typical business plan template into seven key ele...

How Do I Come Up With a Winning Business Idea?

Developing large or small business ideas is a matter of creating a vision, leveraging your strengths and determining what the market needs. These three steps should get you started.Create a visionDetermine what you're good at and what you like to doFigure out what the market needsCreat...

Benefits of a Business Plan

Provided by SME Knowledge Qatar The entire business planning process forces the entrepreneur to analyze all aspects of the venture and to prepare an effective strategy to deal with the uncertainties that arise. Thus a business plan may help an entrepreneur avoid a project doomed to failure. As ...

The Business Plan

OBJECTIVE: The business plan is the key ingredient for a successful business and is often ignored. This session shows you how to create an individualized business plan, and provides the tools to make it easy. What is a Business Plan? Why prepare a business plan? What to avoid in your business pla...

Set Goals for Your Business

Goal-setting is crucial to the success of any business, but is particularly important for entrepreneurs who can become distracted without focus. Goals direct actions, give you something to aim for, and can serve as a yardstick for measuring your business' success. The way you approach goal-...

5 Solid Fundamentals for Expansion

Provided by Potential.com, Content Partner for SME Knowledge UAE   Expanding your Business. What defines expansion? What do you need to expand? This video explains the important 5 solid fundamentals for expansion: Good Strategy, Strong Culture, Solid Operational Procedures, Reput...

Importance of a Solid Strategy

Provided by Potential.com, Content Partner for SME Knowledge UAE   A solid strategy is essential for your business. This video explains why is it important to have solid strategy to focus your energy, give the organization a sense of direction and increase the value of offer...

Expanding and Handling Problems

 OBJECTIVE:A growing business needs to have appropriate expansion policies in place, plans to motivate key employees and the know-how in handling common business problems. In this session, you will learn how to face the challenge of making your business grow. You will receive advice from been-t...

An overview of business planning and its significance

Provided By Potential.com, Content Partner for SME Knowledge UAE A business plan is a formal written document describing the nature of a business, its sales and marketing strategies, and its financial background, and containing a projected profit and loss statement, which serves as a road...

Obstacles in the growth of SMEs in UAE

Provided by Potential.com, Content Partner for SME Knowledge UAE Small and Medium Enterprises are gaining immense popularity in today’s economy because they are relatively easy to establish and operate. They offer numerous benefits in enhancing the performance of the economy and set...

Build a competitive edge to sideline your peers

Provided by Potential.com, Content Partner for SME Knowledge UAE One of the most difficult jobs in the modern world business is to gain an edge over your competitors. A slight advantage can always play a hefty part in the establishment of your business. Competitive advantage is something ...