Business Plan Outline
1 Market Segments
2 Profit & Loss
3 One Year Cash Flow
4 Two Year Cash Flow
5 Five Year Cash Flow
6 Revenue Per Employee   
7 Break Even Analysis
8 Balance Sheet
9 Net Profits

   Tutorial

Business Plan Charts

Charts a great way to make your business plan shine with an image of quality and competence. These charts can be imbedded into your text whereever they could better explain or emphasis your message.

Click on any chart in the list to see a sample.

If you are using business plan software to write your plan:
  • the charts required will be provided for you automatically.
  • the charts and financial spreadsheets will be integrated and
    all numbers will be checked for consistency.
     
This chart shows the relative size of each segment of your market. It is a great way to show where the potential is the greatest. The numbers are already detailed in your text, but the visual presentation of this data draws attention and focuses your message. ~Market Segments
This chart shows the revenue, expenses, and pre-tax profits for each year of your business plan. The graphic presentation emphasizes your claim that success has a big payoff.



A similar chart could also be used to show the best case projection and the worst case projection. ~Profit & Loss
This chart shows the flow of cash through your enterprise during the first year. ~One Year Cash Flow
This chart shows the flow of cash through your enterprise during the first two years. ~Two Year Cash Flow
This chart shows the flow of cash through your enterprise during the five years of your business plan. ~Five Year Cash Flow
This chart shows the revenue and pre-tax profit per employee. This is an important measure of the efficacy of your enterprise. ~Revenue Per Employee
This chart shows the break even point for recovering startup costs for your enterprise. ~Break Even Analysis
This chart shows the assets and liabilities of your enterprise. ~Balance Sheet