ENTREPRENEURSHIP - Tip #7: "Operating Procedures" includes why it is important to establish standard operating procedures (SOPs) and what procedures should be considered (accounting/financial, sales & marketing, product distribution, security/insurance, technology, weekly schedule, networking with business professionals, professional development, and human resources. We offer fill-in forms in our store for every tip/chapter should you wish to purchase it. This Tip (Chapter) is also included in the affordable "12 Tips" BUNDLE booklet which is also available here in our store on TpT.
This part includes a comprehensive study of how to establish operating procedures for your business. The business owner decides which procedures are most important for their business and makes sure they are written into a manual. Common parts/sections used by most business owners include: the purpose and description of the procedure, summary of the description of how the function/job duty will be performed, process to complete the procedure, clarifications, warnings, equipment required, and a detailed step-by-step description of how to accomplish the procedure.
What’s an SOP? Is it a report that must be filed with the IRS? Do I need it NOW?
Establishing a set of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) is important to guide and direct your entrepreneurial efforts and keep you on track in achieving your goals. SOPs will document routine practices in your business and should be reviewed often so they remain relevant and up to date. SOPs should not be confused with the preparation of your Business Plan. The Business Plan and the SOPs are very different and serve different purposes.
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Listed below are links to the other instructional parts, which may be of interest to you. Click the item to open the link in a new window
ENTREPRENEURSHIP - "12 Tips" for the Aspiring Entrepreneur BUNDLE - This BUNDLE includes all 12 Tips. Save approximately 30% off the price by purchasing the "12 TIPS" for the Aspiring Entrepreneur BUNDLE (all 12 Tips in one booklet.
ENTREPRENEURSHIP - Tip #1: "Think & Act Like an Entrepreneur"
ENTREPRENEURSHIP - Tip #2: "Set Goals"
ENTREPRENEURSHIP - Tip #3: "Business Ownership"
ENTREPRENEURSHIP - Tip #4: "Market Research"
ENTREPRENEURSHIP - Tip #5: "Write a Business Plan"
ENTREPRENEURSHIP - Tip #6: "Start Up Costs & Financing Your Business"
ENTREPRENEURSHIP - Tip #7: "Operating Procedures"
ENTREPRENEURSHIP - Tip #8: "Financial Management"
ENTREPRENEURSHIP - Tip #9: "Marketing the Business"
ENTREPRENEURSHIP - Tip #10: "Using the Web"
ENTREPRENEURSHIP - Tip #11: "Networking & Professional Organizations"
ENTREPRENEURSHIP - Tip #12: "Next Steps . . ."
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If you wish to establish a more comprehensive in-school entrepreneurial program for the students in your school, two outstanding resources that tie in very well with “12 Tips” for the Aspiring Entrepreneur are MBA: Get Real!!! Part I and MBA: Get Real!!! Part II. These manuals are "TURN KEY" and all-inclusive (teacher information and instructional tools, steps for implementation, rubrics, timeline, standards addressed, samples, student handouts, etc. - EVERYTHING you need for implementation). They are available here on this TpT website. Please check out these two resource for yourself and G-R-O-W your program.
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