STR 581 week 6 Individual Assignment: Strategic Plan - 10167

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Individual Assignment: Strategic Plan

 

Resource:  Week three, four and five assignmentswith facilitator feedback

 

Complete and logically organize your (not including your Excel spreadsheet), final Strategic and Implementation Plan for the company that you are starting.  Your plan is to be to the depth and clarity required to present and  sell your new company to  Wall Street Investors, Capital Venture Investors, Trust Funds, Bankers, Stock and Bond Investors, and potential partner(s).

 

Therefore, this is comprehensive strategic/business and implementation plan that gives a clear detailed picture of why, what, where, when, who and how you plan to create and sustain not only the company but also a competitive advantage in your chosen market.

 

This is to be your pre-approved company from week two. Your company will have 5 to 100 employees not including owners. First year sales have to be a minimum of 3 million dollars, or a minimum of 1.5 million dollars start-up investment. Sixty percent of the initial start-up investment is your own money and you have to raise the remaining forty percent and detail how you plan to raise the capital.

 

That includes the following:


Ø  Strategic Plan, which is week 4 assignment that incorporates facilitator feedback/corrections from the draft versions submitted in week 4

Ø  Table of contents

Ø  Executive summary, with a 2-page maximum

Ø  Backgrounds and accomplishments of key anticipated management personnel, the goal is to convince the investor that these individuals are trustworthy and successful.

Ø  Organizational mission, vision, and value statements

Ø  Environmental scan (Week 3 assignment with corrections)

Ø  Key Success Factor for your company

Ø  Implementation/Project Plan for your Strategic/ Plan, which is delineated by a Work Breakdown Schedule (WBS) that the milestones, tasks, durations, resource allocation, and deadlines.

 

Although it is not mandatory I would recommend using MS-Project for your implementation plan, or you can use MS Excel but you have to create the template.

 

To access the Microsoft® Project tutorial click the Library tab and select Visit Element K website under Element K Tutorials. From that link, select Catalog, scroll down to Project Management and select Tools. Scroll down to search for Microsoft Office Project tutorials.

 

 A link to the Microsoft Office Online Help and How-to for Microsoft Project is on the University of Phoenix student Web site. Click on Web Links, select Software Tutorials, and Microsoft Project Assistance.

 

Ø  Identify and  analyze key success factors for your Implementation Plan

Ø  Functional tactics,

Ø  Action items (table)

Ø  Risk management plan (Identify 5  risk, for your implementation plan and for the success of your company e.g. likelihood of  happening and impact), with a Risk Assessment, Risk Response and Risk Matrix table/chart.

Ø  Detailed Contingency plans for identified three highest  risks for your implementation plan and the success of your company

Ø  Financing Strategy analysis/reasoning/detailing how you are going to raise the other 40% of the start-up capital you need, including analysis, e.g. Loans, Stocks, Bonds, Investor

 

Submit an Excel Workbook that includes the following for your strategic plan and company:

 

Ø  Implementation Budget,( Start-up  cost breakdown budget, from 0 to 100% operational)

Ø  Forecasted/Proforma financials for 5 years,

Ø  Income and Expense Statement,

Ø  Cash Flow Statement

Ø  Balance Sheet

Ø  A break-even chart

Ø  NPV

Ø  IRR

Ø  WACC 

Ø  Assumptions and analyzes used for your forecasts

 

Ø  Prepare a presentation not to exceed 15 minutes to sell and defend your Strategic Plan using PowerPoint’s.

 


Solution Description

Individual Assignment: Strategic Plan

 

Resource:  Week three, four and five assignments with facilitator feedback

 

Complete and logically organize your (not including your Excel spreadsheet), final Strategic and Implementation Plan for the company that you are starting.  Your plan is to be to the depth and clarity required to present and  sell your new company to  Wall Street Investors, Capital Venture Investors, Trust Funds, Bankers, Stock and Bond Investors, and potential partner(s).

 

Therefore, this is comprehensive strategic/business and implementation plan that gives a clear detailed picture of why, what, where, when, who and how you plan to create and sustain not only the company but also a competitive advantage in your chosen market.

 

This is to be your pre-approved company from week two. Your company will have 5 to 100 employees not including owners. First year sales have to be a minimum of 3 million dollars, or a minimum of 1.5 million dollars start-up investment. Sixty percent of the initial start-up investment is your own money and 

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STR 581 Week 6 - Strategic Plan for Kudler Fine Foods (Final).docx
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