BUSINESS PLAN OUTLINE Use the following outline to summarize your business planning decisions. Title each section of your written plan as indicated in the outline. Write, in your own words. Answers to the questions listed. Each question can be the start of a new paragraph. If a question does not apply, explain why it does not apply. Tip: You don’t have to win a Pulitzer Prize here. You don’t have to be a great writer. The readers will care more about what the plan says that how it is written. Write the clearest and simple answers you can to the questions listed. A) BUSINESS PLAN SUMMARY Describe your products and services. Describe the history of your business if it is an existing business, or how you developed your idea to start a new business. Describe the legal structure of your business- sole proprietorship, partnership, or corporation. Describe your experience in this business and how it will help you succeed. Describe your reason for believing the business will succeed.