This ToolKit software was developed by Dick Hall, a small business owner and a SCORE439 mentor. The software is specifically designed to remove the mystery and reduce the effort in developing a business plan. You will learn how easy it is create your own business model and business plan. The software uses Microsoft Office or the free OpenOffice.com download.
Note that the ToolKit Software is available at any time, free of charge, with no strings attached, as a download at Dick’s website www.bizplansoftwarefree.org
. The website contains information about the content and use of the ToolKit software.
The four important software tools covered in the ToolKit Training Workshop are:
- The 130 slide PowerPoint Tutorial that explains the ToolKit concepts and small business principles and then demonstrates with examples how to use the Business Model Schematic, the Worksheets and the Business Plan Outline.
- A PowerPoint Business Model Schematic is used to display the quality of the business concept.
- Twelve single page Excel worksheets that are designed to define your business concept using minimal input techniques such as key words, check lists and multiple choice questions.
- A Word Business Plan Outline formatted to simplify transferring the abbreviated worksheet data into a professional business plan.