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How To Write A Business Plan And A Winning Business Model

Business plan template & business plan examples: Create a top business model & business plan for your business ideas

4.44 / 5.0
26450 students6 hours 49 minutes

Created by Alex Genadinik, offered on Udemy

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Revolutionary, new way to write a professional business plan that will help you identify the most effective business strategies for your situation.

Take this step to start your business, achieve independence, and become your own boss.

Latest course update for 2022:

  • More business plan examples of different businesses across different industries

  • Innovative three-sentence business plan to get you started

  • Take your three-sentence business plan, expand it into a one-page business plan, and then a full and professional business plan 

  • Top-ten business planning mistakes and exercises to help you avoid them

  • More details added to the financials section

  • How you can turn yourself into a stronger entrepreneur



Many courses just focus on writing a business plan document. But the value of business planning is that it helps you start - not have some useless document that no one wants to read.

This is the issue in the business planning industry: People selling useless fill-in-the-blank business plan templates that have useless information that isn't catered to your unique business.

In this course, you'll learn how to create great business strategies that will help you have an ideal start your business.



My business plan book 'How To Write A Business Plan' is consistently the top business plan book on Amazon. My book is used by a number of universities and high schools, and I regularly get invited by these institutions to give talks about starting a business.

I've been an entrepreneur for 20 years, have personally coached over 1,000 entrepreneurs, taught 150,000+ students online, and helped millions of entrepreneurs worldwide, some of whom created 6 and 7-figure businesses, and I can help you too.



After coaching over 1,000 entrepreneurs, I saw entrepreneurs make the same business planning mistakes time and time again:

  • Confusion from cumbersome templates that don't give you the right strategies for your unique situation

  • Not knowing which business strategies are best to choose

  • Feeling confused, losing confidence, and quitting

  • Over-planning and never starting

  • Under-planning and stumbling into common costly errors

  • Stress! Lots and lots of stress

Not only have I coached people like you, but I've also been there myself. I've felt the stress and confusion you might be feeling now. I know how difficult it can be, and I'll do whatever I can to help you put it all behind you.



I created a new and much easier way to write a business plan that solves all the problems plaguing entrepreneurs and helps to ensure that the strategies you plan are optimal.

Say goodbye to confusion, stress, frustration, confusing templates, and most importantly say goodbye to costly business errors.

My innovation is the three-sentence business plan that focuses on the core elements of your business and naturally expands into a full business plan.

When you focus on the most important aspects of your business, you are more likely to plan those parts of your business correctly, make fewer mistakes, and ultimately create a stronger business.

After you create your three-sentence business plan, I'll show you how to expand it into a one-page business plan, and then into a full business plan that has optimal strategies.



You can't start without planning, but over-planning is also a problem. This course balances the two.

Real-world execution of your business strategies is more important than planning. Each section of the course shows you how to plan your business and at the same time gives you actionable, real-world advice for how to execute after you start. 



Upon completion of this business plan course, you will be able to write a good business plan on the very same day. The sooner you plan, the sooner you'll start your business with a stronger foundation, business model, and ultimately reach all your goals. So start today by enrolling in this business plan course. Stop waiting and start doing!



Some people say that business plan writing isn't a good thing to do. In fact, business plan writing has become less popular with start-ups. There is a good reason for that. Start-ups tend to go all in quickly with little time to plan. A business plan for startups isn't common because startups don't have time to focus on writing a long business plan document.

But strategic business planning is still necessary even if extensive business plan writing isn't always ideal.



This course can help different businesses from local brick and mortar businesses to online businesses and startups.

Common brick and mortar businesses planned with this course: restaurant, cleaning, gym, coaching, boutiques, stores, and various services. 

Comm startups planned with this course: mobile apps, YouTube, influencer businesses, eLearning businesses, eCommerce businesses, freelancing, innovative startups.



* Extra freebies and downloadable worksheets

* Personal invitation to my Facebook community where you can discuss business strategy with other entrepreneurs

* My list of 50 business-success skills after course completion (business plan writing is only one of them)



  • Are a first-time entrepreneur writing your first business plan

  • Are stressed and stuck on writing a business plan

  • Want to create a great strategy before starting their business

  • Need a business plan to help them raise money

  • Are starting an Ecommerce business, local business, affiliate business, self-branded business, innovative start-up, mobile app, B2B business, service business, or home-based business with one or two people



You can plan any type of business including a restaurant or diner, coffee shop, barbershop, spa, salon, nightclub, local event, most kinds of stores ranging from boutiques to grocery stores to jewelry shops, animal care or grooming, lawn care or landscaping businesses, moving businesses, gym, frozen yogurt or ice cream shop, a deli, liquor store or a sandwich shop, a beauty salon or a hair salon, a spa, a daycare business, a hardware store, commercial cleaning or residential cleaning, car wash, general contractor business, dog walking or pet sitting, t-shirt business, martial arts studio, dance studio, residential cleaners, commercial cleaners, dentist office, therapy services, medical offices and doctor's medical practices.



If you have questions, know that I am here to help! I answer 99% of student questions within 24 hours. Many students tell me that other instructors don't respond. Well, I do because

1) I care about my students.

2) I feel a responsibility to make sure that students get their money's worth from the course.



When you complete 100% of the videos in this business plan course, you will be emailed a certificate of completion by Udemy so you can show it as proof of your business planning expertise and that you have completed a certain number of hours of instruction in writing business plans.



The business plan course comes with an unconditional, Udemy-backed, 30-day money-back guarantee. This is not just a guarantee. It's my personal promise to you that I will go out of my way to help you succeed just like I've done for thousands of my other students. 

Invest in your future! Enroll in this business plan course now and create a winning foundation for achieving your dreams.

What you will learn

  • Write your business plan that contains winning business strategies
  • Create a strong business model for businesses like: Local services, freelancing, eCommerce, affiliate, self-branded businesses, and innovative start-ups
  • Step-by-step walkthroughs for writing each section of a business plan
  • Evaluate your target market: Is it big enough? Is it lucrative enough?
  • Identify the most effective monetization strategy for your business
  • Master business planning concepts like cash flow statement, lifetime customer value, and unit economics
  • Save money by not having to hire a business plan consultant or buying business plan templates


  • Desire to write a business plan that would bring you one step closer to realizing your dreams
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  • Price: $49.99
  • Platform: Udemy
  • Language: English
  • 6 hours 49 minutes
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bestcourses score: 8.5/10

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