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Business Planning

Step 1 - Training Overview

The first foundation module in the process of developing your Business Plan.

This module describes the training provided to help attendees prepare for Violand’s Business Planning Retreat.

Business Planning

Step 2 - Business Planning Overview

The second foundation module in the process of developing your Business Plan.

A description of the Violand Management Associates’ approach to business planning and a walk through the preparation needed for the Business Planning Retreat.

Business Planning

Step 3 - CEO's Role

The third foundation module in the process of developing your Business Plan. For Owners and CEOs.

This module explains what’s required of the company’s CEO or owner to ensure successful business-planning and plan execution.

Business Planning

Step 4a - Company Assessment

Basic - Step 4   After finishing Step 4, go to Step 10 for the Proforma Financial Forecast.

Detailed - Step 4

A checklist-based assessment of your company’s current processes and procedures.

Business Planning

Step 4b - Internal and External Assessment

Experienced - Step 4

What are your internal strengths and weaknesses? What threats and opportunities are around you? This module explores these questions.

Business Planning

Step 5 - Mission or Core Purpose

Detailed - Step 5

Experienced - Step 5

Aside from making money, why does your business exist? This module explores that question.

Business Planning

Step 6 - Future Vision

Detailed - Step 6

Experienced - Step 6

This module provides a guided reflection of how you see your business evolving in the long term.

Business Planning

Step 7 - Core Values

Detailed - Step 7    After completing Step 7, go to Step 10 for the Proforma Financial Forecast.

Experienced - Step 7

Recognizing the fundamental principles that guide your business is an important step in business planning. This module will help you identify them.

Business Planning

Step 8 - Functional Goals

Experienced - Step 8

In this module, you’ll set goals to improve several high-priority aspects of your business functions.

Business Planning

Step 9 - Sales Planning

Experienced - Step 9

Effective sales efforts don’t just happen. This module will guide you in the planning needed to succeed in sales.

Business Planning

Step 10 - Proforma

Step 10 - This is the final step in the Basic, Detailed, and Experienced Training Plans

Plan and manage the financial aspects of your business using the VMA Proforma spreadsheet.