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This tool will help entrepreneurs identify specific responsibilties and allocate the time to be spent on them for the entrepreneur and the management team.
This tool will help establish success measurements and goals to be used in your Operations Plan.
This example of a terms and acceptance document covers a quotation/proposal for a vendor to a contracting firm. Terms include scope of work, time estimated to do the work, and a clause prohibiting the hiring of the vendor's staff.
This tool will help you avoid typical pricing constraints of market-set ceiling and floor prices by adding value so that price is not the only consideration by customers.
This tool will help entrepreneurs review their primary marketing strategies, selecting those that will be a high priority throughout the next two to six months.
This tool will help entrepreneurs review potential marketing objectives and select appropriate objectives to focus on immediately.
This tool is a sample legal agreement covering terms for confidentiality and invention assignment, including non-competition and power of attorney rules.
Above and beyond a job description, which describes the essential functions and the tasks to be done, the performance standard defines how well each function or task must be performed.
Just as with hiring internal managers and staff, using external support requires careful planning and selection. Before you select a consultant or contractor, determine your budget, scope of work, timeline, measures for success, and other resources available to support the people who will do the work. Use this worksheet to help you think through important issues and to guide you in the selection process.
This tool guides the entrepreneur through the process of developing a preliminary forecast, which is used to judge the accuracy and reasonableness of financial figures prior to creating a detailed line-by-line budget.
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