Business Plan Tools & Guidelines

Business Plan Pro 2005

Business Plan Pro 2005Business Plan Pro 2005 improves the features of the previous version and adds some new features, such as PowerPoint templates and simple financial worksheet for testing purposes.

New/Improved Features for Business Plan Pro 2005

  • Allows exporting information to PowerPoint — has PowerPoint available templates;
  • Available templates for business plan proposal, marketing plan and loan document;
  • The financial plan is created by means of table financial wizards;
  • 10,000 industry profiles available.
  • Both cash and accrual-based accounting stand are recognized;
  • The plan review that double-checks the plan for inconsistencies is enhanced;
  • Simple, one-worksheet financial model to test concepts quickly without having to build a complete set of business financials.

Business Plan Pro 2005 has two versions:

  • Standard Edition: designed for entrepreneurs and small-business owners (available at the price of $99.95)
  • Premier Edition: designed for executives of larger organizations and consultants (available at $199). The Premier Edition proposes detailed investment offering, a cash table of sources and uses.

Premier Edition Only

  • Plan scenarios for different assumptions for the cash-flow- sensitivity or “What-If” analysis;
  • Subscription forecasts;
  • Tax rate lookup function;
  • Organizational chart;
  • Import an entire Excel workbook;
  • Allows exporting of a plan component so that it can be imported into another plan;
  • Has the option of adding a second year of monthly financial tables;
  • Allows quarterly reports printing;
  • Allows creation of customized templates;
  • Multiple user capabilities which means that you can collaborate with a team to write your business plan.
  • Offers investment analysis, depreciation analysis, comprehensive load amortization schedule.

The software provides valuable tools such as: a business term glossary, advice for all the sections of the plan, professional online technical support.

System Requirements

  • CD-ROM drive
  • Windows XP, 2000, ME, NT4, 98
  • Pentium processor or comparable recommended
  • Microsoft Explorer 6.0 or higher required
  • Free disk space: 50MB typical, 70 MB maximum
  • RAM: Operating system minimum requirements

Business Plan Pro 2005 review.