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If you are still looking for a lease or property, outline your commercial lease or purchase requirements and any utilities/facilities required. Visit our Buy or lease a business premises page. Organisation chart Question Explanation More information Figure 1: Organisation chart The organisation chart is a quick way of representing your business structure. If you are still recruiting staff, you may wish to include a proposed structure and label it appropriately. I.e. you could add 'Vacant' to the positions that are currently vacant or you could label the whole chart as a 'Proposed Organisation Chart'. Management & ownership Question Explanation More information Names of owners List the names of all business owners. Details of management & ownership As the owner(s), will you be running the business or will a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) be running the business on your behalf? What will be your involvement? If it is a partnership, briefly outline for each partner their percentage share, role in the business, the strengths of each partner and whether you have a partnership agreement/contract in place? Page 13
Business.gov.au Business Plan Guide Question Explanation More information Experience What experience do the business owner(s) have? Why should people invest in you? How many years have you owned or run a business? List any previous businesses owned/managed. List any major achievements/awards. What other relevant experience do you have? Don’t forget to attach your resume(s) to the back of your plan. Key personnel Question Explanation More information Current staff table List your current staff in the table provided. Outline each job title, name of the employee in the position, the expected staff turnover for the position and each employee's relevant skills or strengths. You may also like to attach a copy of their resume to the back of your plan. Visit our Employing people topic. Required staff table List your required staff in the table provided. These are current vacant positions. Outline each job title, quantity of each type of position, the expected staff turnover for the position, the required skills or strengths needed and the date you require this position to be filled. Visit our Recruitment page. Recruitment options How do you intend on obtaining your required staff? Advertising in the local paper, online advertising, and/or training current staff members? Visit our Recruitment page. Training programs Are there any training programs you will be organising in the event you cannot find the required skills? Are these in-house or external providers? What training will you as the business owner/manager undertake to keep your skills current? Visit our Skills and training topic. Skill retention strategies What procedural documentation will you provide to ensure the skills of staff are maintained? Do you have an appropriate allocation of responsibilities? How are responsibilities documented and communicated to staff? What internal processes will you implement to regularly check that the current skills of staff members are still appropriate for the business?

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