Blue Print Business Plan Workshop

This one day four-hour workshop is presented by the UMWSBDC Eagle Village office. It 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.

Topics Covered include:

  • Research tools
  • Writing methods
  • Key documentation and requirements
  • Financial statements
  • Methodologies needed for efficiently and accurately forecasting business financial results
  • Business Plan Format/Outline

TIME: 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM

FEE: $60.00

LOCATION1125 Jefferson Davis Highway

INSTRUCTOR: Susan Ball, Director of the Fredericksburg Small Business Development Center

Susan Ball is the Director of the SBDC’s Fredericksburg office.  She is a Certified Business Analyst, NxLevel instructor, and GrowthWheel advisor.  She works with clients to evaluate business opportunities, forecast cash flows, develop marketing strategies, prepare loan proposals, write business plans, and register to do business with state and federal agencies.

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.

Participants should bring a laptop to start building the business plan in class.


Payments are non-refundable. For more information, please contact the UMW SBDC office at (540) 654-1383.