In a twelve to fifteen page paper (excluding title page, reference page and appendix), present an initial business plan. Using information from the final paper submitted in your other entrepreneurial concentration courses and following the categories of a strategic audit of a corporation (Appendix 1.A in your textbook), provide information on the following:
Â· Business Idea
Â· External Environment: Opportunities and Threats
Â· Internal Environment: Strengths and Weaknesses
Â· Analysis of Strategic Factors
Â· Strategic Alternatives and Recommended Strategy
Â· Implementation Programs
Â· Evaluation and Control Measures
Â· Growth Issues
At least five peer-reviewed sources are to be used.
The Final Paper
Â· Must be twelve to fifteen double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..
Â· Must include a separate title page with the following:
o Title of paper
o Studentâ€™s name
o Course name and number
o Instructorâ€™s name
o Date submitted
Â· Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement.
Â· Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought.
Â· Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis.
Â· Must use at least five scholarly sources in addition to the course text, including a minimum of two from the Ashford Online Library.
o The Scholarly, Peer Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this assignment, please contact your instructor. Your instructor has the final say about the appropriateness of a specific source for a particular assignment.
Â· Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
Â· Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
-This paper is to be written in third person only! This means you must avoid using terms like â€˜Us, we, I, my.â€ You must also maintain a formal academic tone throughout this paper.
-Please use an Introduction heading at the beginning of your paper and headings for all topics in the body of your paper.You must use transitional sentences between each new topic.
-Your thesis statement should be the last few sentences at the end of the introduction paragraph and in bold font.
-Please add a conclusion heading at the end of your paper. This is where you add your interpretation and closing thought. NO CITED INFORMATION IS TO BE INCLUDED IN THE CONCLUSION.
Finally you must restate your thesis statement in past tense within the conclusion paragraph. For example you could say this paper has explored XYZ in relationship to job opportunities…Just restate your thesis statement from the introduction paragraph in past tense in the conclusion paragraph.
-Students will lose substantial points automatically if this sentence is at the beginning of the conclusion paragraph: “In conclusion….” or “In summary”
Please use heading for each of the topics. It will also be important for you to use transitional sentences when moving from one topic to another.
Please do not include bullet points, graphs, figures or charts as a penalty will be added.
Please be sure to cite any information that is not yours and provide them within the text and include a reference page.
Please submit your paper to turnitin and be sure to check your originality score which should be 20% and under.
10% or less with regard to quotations should be contained in this assignment. Again limit your quotations to 10% with this assignment as I will check with turnitin. Your originality score should be at 20% or below and will be graded accordingly.
Use only scholarly or peer reviewed sources as wikipidia, mindtools.com, dictionary.com, websters dictionary.com, thesaurus.com, ehow.com, small business. chron.com and any blogs are not scholarly to include websites as well.
my venture idea is starting a small flight school. Three flight instructors. Single engine aircraft. offer ground school, private pilot license, commercial license, instructor rating.