Resources for Business Planning

BUSINESS PLAN GUIDES FROM SMALL BUSINESS BC
sbbc.co/sbbchowto 
Find out what the seven key sections of a business plan are and what you should include in them, from Small Business BC.  Download the handy eight step checklist to help you formulate your business plan.

CANADA BUSINESS
sbbc.co/CBNbusinessplan 
Canada Business takes you through why you need a business plan and what should be included.

ROYAL BANK OF CANADA
http://sbbc.co/rbcguide

This guide from the Royal Bank of Canada takes you through the key points to include in your business plan from a financier stand point and the small business services available to you.

BC STATS
sbbc.co/bcstatsbusiness 

Market Research is an important aspect of your business plan.  This guide from BC Stats provides information on the resources and types of data available to you. BUSINESS PLAN TEMPLATES SCOTIA BANK – sbbc.co/scotiaplanwriter 
Scotia Plan Writer for Business is Scotia Bank’s own interactive business planner.  The planner takes you through step by step asking you for the information needed for your plan.  When complete, the plan can be exported to a Word document.

FUTURPRENEUR CANADA
sbbc.co/futurprenurplanwriter
Futurpreneur Canada’s Interactive Business Planner takes you through creating your business plan step by step, producing a Word document for download.

TD CANADA TRUST
sbbc.co/TDbizplan 
This easy-to-use online business planning tool will take you through the steps needed to create a business plan. It can help you prepare a business plan for your company, no matter what size.

Small Business BC | Tel: 604-775-5525 | 1-800-667-2272 | Email: askus@nullsmallbusinessbc.ca | Web: smallbusinessbc.ca     09/2016
BUSINESS PLAN SAMPLES REFERENCE FOR BUSINESS sbbc.co/referencebusiness 

This Business Plans Handbook provides examples of business plans for different types of industries and businesses.
BPLANS.COM sbbc.co/bplansoftware  
Bplans.com provides sample business plans, how to articles and resources.

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