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


1. Beginning to Develop Your Business Plan

2. Monthly Personal and Living Expenses

3. Need for Cash and Sources of Cash

4. Cash Flow Worksheet

5. Business Plan Checklists

  • Overall Content and Style
  • Business Description Checkist
  • Target Market/Marketing Checklist
  • Operations Plan Checklist
  • Financial Plan Checklist
  • Break-Even Analysis Checklist



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