Introduction to the ebusiness plan tutorial

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Introduction to the e-Business Plan Tutorial Welcome to e-Business Planning! Business plans, and business planning, are an essential part of doing business. As defined in your textbook, a business plan is a written document that identifies a company's goals and outlines how the company intends to achieve the goals. Just as important as the plan itself, the process of writing a business plan forces a businessperson to think ahead, to set achievable goals, to anticipate problems, and to be prepared for competition. The process, not the plan itself, increases the likelihood that the business will be a success. We assume you are at the beginning of the e-Business Plan Tutorial for a variety of reasons: We assume you are enrolled in an electronic commerce / e-business course that is using Introduction to Electronic Commerce or Electronic Commerce 2004: A Managerial Perspective as your textbook. These textbooks provide background reading on business plans, e-commerce strategy, business models, and other planning topics -- background knowledge that is assumed in this tutorial. We assume one of the assignments in the course is to create a business plan for an on-line company. This assignment may be for a start-up company or an existing business. It may be for a real business or a fictitious firm. It may be for a small business or a large company. The assignment may be for a company that is entirely on-line or one that has a bricks-and-mortar presence too. It may even be a business case -- a business plan for an electronic commerce initiative within a company. You may be writing the plan as an individual or as a member of a group. The specifics of the assignment really don't matter. The purpose of this tutorial is to provide you with a step-by-step guide to creating a business plan , and in doing so the tutorial helps you complete the requirements of your course assignment. We assume you are writing an e-commerce or e-business (e-biz) plan. We mention this
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2012 for the course CSR 480 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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