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Virginia SBDC

Blue Print Business Plan

Tue 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Business Basics

This three-hour workshop covers the development of the narrative and financial forecasting portions of the business plan. A workbook will be provided that will take the attendees through a step-by-step approach to creating a business plan. Participants will also receive a comprehensive report on their industry.


  • Research tools
  • Business plan components
  • Business concept
  • Financial plan
  • Supporting documents

Speaker(s): Susan Ball, SBDC Director of Fredericksburg Susan Ball is the Director of the University of Mary Washington SBDC’s Fredericksburg office and a Certified Business Analyst. She works with clients to evaluate business opportunities, forecast cash flows, develop marketing strategies, prepare loan proposals, and write business plans. She also assists clients in registering to do business with state and federal agencies and obtaining applicable minority business certifications. She teaches Blue Print Business Plan and How to Get Started in Social Media Marketing seminars. She is certified as a NxLevel instructor and a GrowthWheel advisor. Susan has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and economics from the University of Mary Washington and an MBA in finance from the University of Florida. Prior to working with the SBDC, Susan co-authored finance textbooks, taught high school mathematics, and owned a pizza restaurant. She has been with the SBDC since the fall of 2007 and has worked with hundreds of clients during that time.

Fee: $ 30.00

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U.S. Small Business Administration, George Mason University, and America's SBDC

All programs of the Virginia SBDC are open to the public on a non-discriminatory basis.
Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.
Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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