Social Business Plan for Social Entrepreneurs
Perhaps you’re in business school and entering a social business plan competition as a part of your MBA program? Or perhaps you’re a social entrepreneur launching a social venture? Well…here are some business planning resources:
Stanford’s social business plan competition guidelines provide a bare bones template for sketching out a basic business plan.
Jan Leeman a Stanford alum points out these five principles for strategic business plans at the Standford Social Innovation Review.
Perhaps this sample social business venture plan from Stanford can help provide a model for you. More extensive social business plans for the markets in China, India, and Mexico are also available at Stanford.
Jeffrey Robinson an assistant professor at NYU Stern has this social business plan guide for your entrepreneurial social change aspirations. Robinson’s guide aggregates several checklist / questionaire resources.
“How to Write a Winning Business Plan” You can download a Business Week critique of a social business plan. Of course you can easily cut and paste and create your own template from this model.