Business Planning

A business plan is essential if you're looking to start, grow or pivot your business. While time consuming, the components of a business plan are fairly simple and easy to develop. Our department created a guide that walks you through the business planning process.  

Business Planning Steps Opens in new window

Section 1 - Introduction and Executive Summary

Section 2 &3 - Description of Company and Product or Service

Section 4 - Market and Industry Analysis

Section 5 - Marketing Plan 

Section 6 & 7 - Operations Plan and Management Team

Section 8 - Financials

Financial Templates


Please let us know if you have any questions or would like to schedule a time to discuss starting your own business plan. Each year, the Economic Development Department hosts “Hands On Business Planning” sessions with the Northeast Tarrant Chamber of Commerce, call or email us for the schedule.