- Online Business Plan software is a US Department of Commerce resource for writing a business plan. Register for the MBDA Portal in order to gain access to MBDA Business Applications including the Phoenix / Opportunity Matching System and the Business Plan Writer.
- SCORE Business Plans and Finance Templates are free downloadable information on creating a business plan, doing competitive analysis and getting your books properly started.
- Sample Business Plans by Industry are real-world examples of hundreds of business plans across industries. These serve as a good guideline to creating your own business plan.
- Tips and Tools for Growing and Managing Your Business provides a free step-by-step guide depending on the stage of your business. Links include breakeven analysis, investment return, equipment purchase v. lease, debt consolidation calculator, business valuation, cash flow calculator, commercial loan calculator, inventory analysis, profit margin calculator and financial ratios.
- Marketing and Branding
Academic Support & Employee Training
Employment Development Department, State of California can help you find no-fee employment and training services throughout the state.