STARTER | GUIDED Business Plan™

Product Description

GUIDED Business Plan™ | Starter


Experience the feeling of receiving Executive Summary drafts from your participants after a 3-hour class! During this 2-part session, participants write the foundation of their business ideas and then return to discuss marketing, financials and SWOT. The completed document may be suitable for a loan proposal or serve as inspiration to continue developing a comprehensive business plan.

The accompanying GUIDED Business Plan™ | Starter booklet enables participants to independently explore other areas of their plan such as industry overview, competition, target market, management and operations.

Participants receive the GUIDED Financial Projections™ for Microenterprises to develop their financial projections. 

Action Items in the Book

  • Executive Summary
  • Financials
  • SWOT
  • Marketing

This edition accompanies a licensed Facilitator Training Package. Please contact us at 888.523.5244 to inquire about ordering the package and books.


Digital | Purchasers may request the electronic GUIDED Business Plan | Starter toolkit which includes files to format a business plan as well as online resources. Toolkit Files: GBP Style Sheet, GUIDED Financial Projections™ for Microenterprises, and GUIDED Resource Links   (downloads)

Specifications | 52-pages, color cover/black inside, saddle stitch

Price | $29.95 (min. qty. = 5) | Discounts are available for not-for-profit organizations. Please click Classroom Orders to submit an order.

Return Policy | All sales are final. Great care is taken to remove typos and grammatical errors. While rare, a book may be printed incorrectly and we will gladly replace the book upon receipt of a picture of the error. 


Audiences for the GUIDED Business Plan™ | Starter book:

Business planning programs at Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs), Women’s Business Centers, (WBCs) Microlenders, Microenterprise Centers, and municipal Economic Development departments


Ordering is easy!

The GUIDED Business Plan™ | Starter edition is only available with a license.

Do you want to personalize this book with your own back cover?

  1. Please enter the needed quantity and click Add to Cart.
  2. Please add Custom Back Cover to your Cart as well for a one-time setup fee of $125. (This fee is waived for quantities of 50 or more books. It will be included on your re-orders for no additional charge.) Email the design file to custom [at] guidedbusinessplan [dot] com as a .pdf. The back cover is 8.5 x 11 and printed in color (no bleed). We reserve the right to refuse certain design content and will refund the fee.


Not-For-Profit Organizations:

Host GUIDED Business Plan™ workshops at your location and save up to 30% on select GUIDED Business Plan™ books. Order books via the Classroom Orders page or call 888.523.5244.


$29.95 USD

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