Creating a Business Plan

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  • Available Lessons: 15
  • Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Train your employees to develop effective business plans that incorporate marketing, finance and sales strategies. Our video lessons and quizzes provide tools to help employees learn the steps involved in creating business plans and strategic planning.
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Lesson 1 - How to Write a Business Plan Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[40527].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[40527].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Practical Application: Business Plan Template
Lesson 3 - What Are Business Goals? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7878].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7878].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Executive Summaries in Business Reports and Proposals Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22093].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22093].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Business Plans: How to Develop a Business Mission Statement Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1508].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1508].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - The Company Description as an Extended Elevator Pitch Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56879].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56879].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Internal & External Analysis: Definition & Tools Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56881].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56881].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - The Business Effects of Regulatory Restrictions & Compliance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56882].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56882].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Organizational Structure & Ownership of a Business Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56883].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56883].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Considering Stock Types When Creating Business Plans Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67488].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67488].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - The Importance of Key Person Profiles in a Business Plan Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67489].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67489].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - The Importance of Planning Product or Service Lines Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56884].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56884].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - What is a Marketing Plan? - Definition & Sample Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9219].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9219].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Practical Application: Marketing Plan Template
Lesson 9 - Sales Strategy: Definition, Elements & Implementation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56885].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56885].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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