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Writing a Business Plan – Operations Strategy

A business plan includes many sections including an assessment of your product and your operations strategy. Operations have a steep learning curve, but many successful companies, such as Wal-Mart, have grown by leveraging their operational infrastructure.

Operations and Your Company

This will depend on the nature of your business. If you’re selling a consumer good, it will be important to make sure you can get your products to your clients at the time you promise. A service company relies on an operational plan to make sure customers are taken care of in an efficient manner. When writing your business

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Production plan: Top tips for improving your operations

Effective planning hinges on a sound understanding of key activities that entrepreneurs and business managers should apply to the planning process. Here are some examples:

Forecast market expectations

To plan effectively, you will need to estimate potential sales with some reliability. Most businesses don’t have firm numbers on future sales. However, you can forecast sales based on historical information, market trends and/or established orders.

Inventory control

Reliable inventory levels feeding the pipeline have to be established and a sound inventory system should be in place.

Availability of equipment and human resources

Also known as open time, this is the period

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Elements of a Business Plan

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Now that you understand why you need a business plan and you’ve spent some time doing your homework gathering the information you need to create one, it’s time to roll up your sleeves and get everything down on paper. The following pages will describe in detail the seven essential sections of a business plan: what you should include, what you shouldn’t include, how to work the numbers and additional resources you can turn to for help. With that in mind, jump right in.

Executive Summary

Within the overall outline of the business

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A Sample Film & Video Production Business Plan Template

Are you about starting a film and video production company? If YES, here is a complete sample film and video production business plan template & feasibility study you can use for FREE.

If you have ever come across a movie buff, chances are that you will notice the way at which they are able to analyze a movie for expertise or mediocrity. The truth is that these folks can tell when a movie has been well produced. This is one of the reasons why those who are at the helms of affair in the movie production business try

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How to Write a Production Business Plan

Writing a production business plan requires a thorough analysis of asset needs and capital needs. Since physical products are produced, it is necessary to identify the physical location where production will take place, the type of facilities needed, and the necessary equipment. The business plan needs to also address inventory requirements, and domestic and global distribution channels. Asset and capital needs are outlined in the operating and financial sections of the business plan. It is necessary to demonstrate expert knowledge of the production process to potential investors, who are likely to include banks or finance companies, equity investors, or venture

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