Community State Farm Agency Team C GM 600 JD OPS Updates

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GM 600 Business Planning Seminar Keller Graduate School of Management Community State Farm Agency Prepared By: Group C Danielle Usher Jeff DeWeese Andrew “Joe” Detolve Betsy Buys Tamara Ellison Michele Baker Table of Contents Executive Summary 3 Management and Operations Plan Licensing, Zoning, and Legal Concerns Curriculum Vitae of Management Delegation of Management Operations Strategy and Execution Facilities and Equipment Plan Human Resources Plan Operations Budget
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Information Technology Plan Marketing Plan Product or Service Concept Target Market Analysis Evidence of Market Needed Competitive Analysis Pricing Strategy Marketing Communications Plan Marketing Budget Sales/Marketing Channel Plan Finance Plan Sector/Industry Analysis Sales Forecast Balance Sheet Income Statement Cash Flow Required Total and Outside Investment Appendix Team Resumes Primary Research References Executive Summary Mission and Vision State Farm’s mission is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected, and realize their dreams (State Farm Company Profile, 2010). As an independent State Farm Agent the mission will be to follow the established State Farm business model and provide our customers with world class customer service and the knowledge to help them determine which products and solutions best suit their needs. State Farms initial vision consisted of the notion doing right by the customer. This vision has since evolved to being the customer’s first and best choice in the types of products and services we offer. The company that once offered a single auto insurance line now has nearly 100 products and services to offer in five business area. This provides our customers a comprehensive way to manage today and prepare for tomorrow (State Farm Company Profile, 2010). These values will guide our team to have expert knowledge of our products and services in order to represent our strong brand and incredible products and services to our customers. Company History State Farm was founded in 1922 by George Jacob Mecherle on the foundation that “honestly isn’t the best policy – it is the only policy.” G. J. Mecherle was a retired farmer and insurance salesman. Currently State Farm is ranked 34 th on the Fortune 500 list of largest companies.
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Today State Farm insures more cars and homes than any other Unites States insurance provider and is also a leading insurer in Canada. They have more than 17,000 agent offices and 67,000 employees. Currently State Farm is responsible for 81 million policies and accounts throughout the United States and Canada (State Farm Company Profile, 2010). Community State Farm Agency will benefit tremendously from an established and successful business model and from the brand awareness of their products and services. Operations Summary
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