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Business Planning Resources
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Your business plan serves as its foundation. Using a business plan template, you can learn how to write a business plan quickly and efficiently. Meet with a Pace SBDC business advisor to help with business planning writing.

Business Model Canvas

The Business Model Canvas is a business tool that is used to visualize all of the building blocks of starting a business, such as customers, route to market, value proposition, and finance. The business model canvas contains nine building blocks: customer value proposition, customer segments, channels, customer relationships, revenue streams, key resources, key partners, key activities, and cost structure. Get the BMC template here. 

Business Planning Questionnaire

The business planning questionnaire will help you understand the industry, current and potential customers, competitors, internal issues, and markets. Click here to download the business planning questionnaire.


The New York Small Business Development Center created EntreSkills, an online entrepreneurial education tool. Click here for access. Don't have an account? Contact a Pace SBDC Business Advisor.

SBA Business Planning Guide

The Small Business Administration put together resources to guide in creating a business plan for entrepreneurs. Click here to learn more.

At the Pace University Small Business Development Center, our certified business advisors are here to guide existing business owners as well as aspiring entrepreneurs. We offer no-cost, 1:1 business advisory services on topics such as business planning. To schedule a business advisory session, click the button below.

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