Self-Employment Steps for Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors: Helping a Consumer Start a Business

Business Plan Checklists

Overall Content and Style

Overall Content and Style Checklist
Item   Yes      No   

Language is fluent and commonplace

Industry jargon is explained adequately    
Plan avoids repetition and includes only information relevant to the target audience
Plan targets the reader
The plan is in an active voice
Uses words like “will” instead of “may”






July 1998, 1st Revision June 1999, 2nd Revision February 2001