Additional Article and Resource Categories

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Business Funding

╗ Banks & Other Sources
╗ Venture Capital

Mergers and Acquisitions
╗ Company Valuation
╗ Deal Agreement
╗ Due Diligence
╗ Governance and Deal Sourcing
╗ Post Merger Integration
╗ Term Sheet, LOI, MOU
Business Plans

╗ Market Research
╗ Sample Plans
╗ Sample Presentations

Product Management
╗ Product Development
╗ Product Launch
Change Management

╗ Culture Change
╗ Operations Change (including IT)

Project Management
╗ Process Management
╗ Project Planning
Excel Financial Models
╗ Financial Analysis and Capital Budgeting
╗ Financial Statements
╗ Marketing and Sales
Sales and Trade Shows
╗ Alternate Channels
╗ Sales Plans
╗ Trade Show
Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances
╗ Deal Agreement
╗ Term Sheet, LOI, MOU
Strategic Plans
╗ Strategic Plan Elements
╗ SWOT and Competitive Analysis
Marketing and Competition
╗ Advertising and Branding
╗ Marketing Plan
╗ SWOT and Competitive Analysis
 

 

Business Funding Articles and Resources
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USA Venture Capital Directory
African Venture Capital
Australian Private Equity & Venture Capital
Austrian Private Equity and Venture Capital Organization
Belgian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association
Brasileira de Private Equity e Venture Capital
Canada's Venture Capital & Private Equity
China Venture Capital
Czech Venture Capital
Danish Venture Capital and Private Equity
Finnish Venture Capital
French Venture Capital
German Venture Capital
Greek Venture Capital
Gulf (Arab) Venture Capital
Hong Kong Venture Capital and Private Equity
Hungary Venture Capital and Private Equity
Indian Venture Capital
Indonesia Venture Capital
Irish Venture Capital
Israel Venture Capital
Italy Venture Capital
Japan Venture Capital
Korean Venture Capital
Latin America Venture Capital
Latvian Venture Capital
Malaysian Venture Capital & Private Equity
Mexican Venture Capital & Private Equity
Netherland Venture Capital
Norway Venture Capital
Poland Venture Capital
Portugal Venture Capital
Russian Venture Capital
Singapore Venture Capital and Private Equity
Slovakia Venture Capital and Private Equity
Spain Venture Capital and Private Equity
South Africa Venture Capital and Private Equity
Sweden Venture Capital and Private Equity
Swiss Venture Capital and Private Equity
Taiwan Venture Capital
British Venture Capital
United States Venture Capital and Private Equity
Global Venture Capital and Private Equity
Three Keys to Obtaining Venture Capital
The ABCs of Venture Capital A Primer from the National Venture Capital
Entrepreneur Guide To Venture Capital Negotiations
Venture Capital 101
A Guide to Venture Capital Term Sheets
Term Sheets - Presented by Mellon Ventures
OVERVIEW OF THE VENTURE CAPITAL INVESTMENT PROCESS AND TERM SHEET
Early Stage Financing Term Sheets
Sample Term Sheet Series A
Sample venture capital NewCo term sheet
Venture capital due diligence checklist
Sample VC Term Sheet
Venture capital valuation guidelines
Valuation of Pre-revenue Companies: The Venture Capital Method
Business funding for factoring loans
Business: Financial Services: Leasing Services
Using Debt to Finance Your Small Business
Financing Options for a Small Business: Finding the Right Funding
Small Business Administration - Finance Growth
Financing Your Small Business : A Guide to Local Financial Resources

 

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Business Planning Articles and Resources
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Business Plan for a Startup Business
Download Business Plan Template
Business Planning Template
BUSINESS PLAN
Business Start-Up Business Plan Template
Business Plan Template for Internet Business
AIB Bank Business Plan Template
Business Plan Template information ...
Business Plan Templates
Business Plan Questionnaire
Excel Financial Model Templates and Business Plan Template
Extensive List of Sample Business Plans II
Extensive List of Sample Business Plans I
Restaurant Business Plan
SOUPS AND SMOOTHIES RESTAURANT BUSINESS PLAN
Home Based Consulting Services Business Plan
Information Services Business Plan
Business Plan For Small Service Firms
Software Company Business Plan
Transportation Services Business Plan
e-Learning Business Plan
Bed and Breakfast Business Plan
Winery Business Plan
Acquisition Corp Business Plan
Business plan presentation
Making an Effective Business Plan ...
Business Plan Pitch
Business Plan Presentation Example
Venture Presentations For Business Plans
Business Plan Presentation Mistakes to Avoid
Making Investor Presentations
Business Plan Presentation Template Pack
Business Plan Presentation Template Pack II
Restaurant Business Plan Presentation
Business Plan Presentation - Mobile Company
Business Plan Presentation Template II
Business Plan Templates III
Restaurant Business Plan Presentation II
Market Research, Industry Research, Business Research
Industry Portals / Industry Hubs
Industry Directory
Economic, Demographic & Financial Data
Bureau of the Census
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Bureau of Economic Analysis
FedStats
Geospatial and Statistical Data Center, University of Virginia
Geography Network, ESRI
Regional Economic Conditions, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
State of the Cities Data Systems, Department of Housing and Urban Development
Economagic
State Economic Data Sources, Association of University Business and Economic Researchers
Company Profiles & Company Information on Manta
Company Information Guide on The Virtual Chase
CorporateInformation.com - Free corporate profiles on 31000 global ...
EDGAR Database of Online Corporate Financial Information
Global Business Information, Company Information | OneSource
Company Information - Business Contact Information, Company Profiles

 

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Change Management Articles and Resources
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Change Management Best Practices
Change Management Handbook
Managing Change Guide
Summary of Best Practices in Change Management
Four Change Management Strategies
Change Management 101
Change Management Toolkit
IT Change Management Best Practices
8 Tips for Change Management
Change Management Lessons
The Critical Role of Organizational Change Teams in Transformation Projects
Organizational Change Management: The Behavioral Aspects of Change
Sustain the Change: Managing Change by Coming Full Circle
The What, Why and How of Resistance
How to Make Measuring Organizational Change Readiness Meaningful and Applicable
Dimensions of Organizational Change Management - Part One
Dimensions of Organizational Change Management - Part Two
Change Management in Hard Times
Organizational Change Management Communications White Paper
Organizational Change Management Stakeholder Analysis White Paper
Organizational Change Management Organizational Optimization White Paper
Organizational Change Management Change Charter White Paper
Organizational Change Management Sponsorship and Leadership White Paper
Managing and leading people - Change Management and Learning
Major Roles During Change and Capacity Building
M&A Change Management
Coping With Workplace Change
Change Management Resources
Developing Change Management Skills
LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES FOR SUCCESSFUL CHANGE MANAGEMENT
CULTURAL ASPECTS OF SYSTEMIC CHANGE MANAGEMENT
Change Management IT Audit Checklist
IT Change Management Best Practices
Organizational Culture Management
Your 9-Point Performance Culture Change Management Plan
Creative and Innovative Culture, Change Management? Three Easy Tests
Creating a Culture of Workplace Accountability
Implementing culture change in health care: theory and practice
The Importance of Leadership and Culture to M&A Success
What is an organizational culture?
Mergers and Corporate Culture

 

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Excel Financial Models Articles and Resources
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Financial Templates
Financial Models
Financial Modeling Guide
Handy Excel Templates
Financial Business Tools
Projected Balance Sheet
Breakeven Analysis
Cash Flow Statement - 12 months
Cash Flow Statement - 4 Years
Financial History and Ratios
Personal Financial Statement
Profit & Loss Projection - 12 Months
Profit & Loss Projection - 3 Years
Sales Forecast - 12 Months
Startup Expenses
Cash Flow Forecast Template
Merger Financial Plan
Simple Income Statement
Potential Financial Impact
Financial Modeling
Balance Sheet Template
Opening Day Balance Sheet
Cash Flow Chart
Cash Flow Tracker
Annual Cash Flow Analysis
Cash Flow Plan
Three Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity (FCFE) Discount Model
Free Cash Flow
Cash Flow Budget Sensitivity Analysis
Cash Flow Projection
Capital Budget Analysis
Business Valuation Model
Cash Flow Projection II
Expenses Monitoring
SWOT Analysis
Monthly Sales Report
Sales Chart Report
Sales Source Analysis
Sales Promotion Budget
Competitor Sales Tracker
Company Situation Analysis
Competitor Pricing History
Company Analysis
Promotion and Sales Budget
Break Even Point Modeling
Sales Effectiveness Measurement
Sales Commission Calculator
Company Sales Lead Tracker
NPV Calculator
NPV Rule for Capital Budgeting
Capital Structure
Weighted Average Cost of Capital
Leverage Buy Out Model
Lease vs Purchase vs Rental Analysis

 

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Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances Articles and Resources
(for Merger and Acquisition articles and resources, scroll down, or click here)
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Strategic alliances and joint ventures How To Guide
Strategic Alliance and Joint Venture Methods
Learning in Strategic Alliances and JVs
Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances
Establishing Strategic Alliances and Joint Ventures
Alliances and Joint Ventures
6 Reasons Alliances Work Better Than Acquisitions
Managing Beyond The Alliance
Critical success factors for strategic alliances
Managing Strategic Alliance Risk
Preserve and Strengthen a Business Partnership
Strategic Partnering with Chinese companies: Hidden motives and treasures
How To Fix a Broken Alliance
Successful Technology Licensing
Model Joint Venture Agreement With Commentary
International IP Licensing - How To Protect
Avoiding Common Misperceptions and Mistakes in IP License Agreements
Primer on the Intellectual Property License
Avoiding The Common Mistakes Can Help The International Joint Venture Succeed
Benefits and Pitfalls of the Joint Venture Agreement
Joint Venture Agreement Checklist
Joint Venture Agreement Guide
Sample Joint Venture Agreement
Pitfalls of Buy Sell Agreements
Sample Joint Venture Letter Template
Sample Joint Venture Agreement II
Sample Joint Venture Agreement III
Sample Joint Venture Agreement IV
Sample Joint Venture Agreement V
Sample Joint Venture Agreement VI
Fundamentals of Joint Ventures
License Agreement Template For Pharmaceuticals/Biotech
LETTERS OF INTENT: Watch Out Below
Should you sign a letter of intent?

Joint Venture MOU Template
Collaborative Research Alliance Template
Managing a Joint Venture: A Case Study of Participants Roles and Conflicts
Establishing a joint venture in India

 

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Marketing Articles and Resources
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Sample Marketing Plan
Five Marketing-Plan Pitfalls to Avoid
Sample Strategic Marketing Plan
How to Create a Marketing Plan
Non-Profit Marketing
Library Marketing Plan Template
Tourism Business Sample Marketing Plan
Levi Strauss Marketing Plan
Marketing Plan Worksheet
Marketing Plan Worksheets II
Technology Marketing Plan Template
Product Marketing Plan Template
Marketing Plan Template
Luxury Travel Marketing Plan
Mercedes Benz Advertising Plan
Plan Your Advertising Budget
Planning an Effective Advertising Campaign
Sample Consumer Advertising Plan
How To Write An Advertising Plan
Create Advertising Plan
How to Create an Effective Advertising Plan
Seven Branding Tips for Small Businesses
Branding Outside The Box
Branding Worksheet
Marketing Performance Measurement
Marketing Strategy and Differential Advantage
Creating a Marketing Strategy
Best Practices for Relationship Marketing
An Overall Marketing Approach Example
Integrated Marketing Approach
Plan Your Marketing Approach For Great Results
SWOT Analysis: Lesson
SWOT Analysis - Matrix, Tools Templates and Worksheets
SWOT for Retail
SWOT Analysis Examples
How to do a SWOT analysis
SWOT Examples: Many Companies
User's Guide for SWOT Analysis
Instructions for Conducting a SWOT Analysis
Charting the Results of a SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis Discover New Opportunities. Manage and Eliminate Threats.
Strengths weaknesses opportunities threats SWOT Analysis Template
UBC Library SWOT Analysis Strengths Weaknesses Opportunities Threats
SWOT Report Example

 

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Mergers and Acquisitions Articles and Resources
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Issues Arising From Definitive Agreements
Term Sheets and Letters of Intent
Letters of Intent: Look Before You Leap
Selling a Business - Structuring the Deal
Stock Sale vs. Asset Sale
Doing Cross Border Transactions
Small Business Sales - Legal Factors to Consider in Selling Or Buying a Small Business
How to Sell Your Own Business
When Buying or Selling: Attorneys Should Be Deal-Friendly
"Take This Exit" - Critical Considerations in Preparing for and Selling Your Business - Part II.
"Take This Exit" - Critical Considerations in Preparing for and Selling Your Business - Part I.
TRANSACTION TOOLKIT
Should you sign a letter of intent?
Mergers & Acquisitions for High Technology Companies
M&A in a Dot Com World
Earnout Deal Agreement
LETTERS OF INTENT: Watch Out Below
A Legal Guide to Acquisitions and Doing Business
Non-Profit Mergers
Seller Beware: Potential Pitfalls and Unintended Consequences of the Materiality Scrape
How To Avoid Antitrust Issues When Merger Parties Swap Information
Untying the Knot: Planning for a De-Merger
Merger Agreement
Board Resolution of a Merger
Merger With a Subsidiary
Merger With Wholly Owned Subsidiary
Approval For Asset Purchase
Approval For Sale of Assets
Sample Merger Agreement I
Sample Merger Agreement II
Sample Merger Agreement III
Valuation of a Startup Company
Valuing Private Companies
How To Sell Your Business
Considerations When Buying a Business
Letter of Intent For Asset Purchase Transaction
Asset Purchase Term Sheet
Stock Purchase Term Sheet
Key Considerations When Selling Your Privately Held Company
Term Sheet For Company Spin Off
Stock Purchase Term Sheet II
Key Merger Integration Lessons Learned
Tailored Approach to Post Merger Integration
Merger Integration Value Creation
Intellectual Property Due Diligence
Market Due Diligence
M&A DUE DILIGENCE: THE 360-DEGREE VIEW
Identification of Intellectual Property Due Diligence Pitfalls
IT Due Diligence Overview
Acquisition Due Diligence Starting Off On The Right Foot
Best Practice Due Diligence For Angel Investors
Strategic Due Diligence: A Foundation for M&A Success
Venture Capital Due Diligence - Key Notes
Due Diligence in China
Due Diligence Presentation
Medical Plans in Due Diligence
Due Diligence Issues To Consider
Due Diligence - Brand Issues
CHECKLIST OF EMPLOYMENT ISSUES FOR DUE DILIGENCE
Due Diligence Issues and Action Steps
Environmental Due Diligence in Mergers & Acquisitions: Ten Common Mistakes to Avoid
IT Merger Due Diligence: A Blueprint
Cost of Capital Approach and Adjusted Present Value Approach
Issues in valuation of privately held firms
Methods of Valuation for Mergers and Acquisitions
25 Questions on DCF Valuation
Business Valuation: Why "Cookie Cutter" Approaches are Ineffective
Important Issues in Business Valuations
IT Governance and Post-merger Systems Integration
Corporate Governance Issues

 

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Product Management Articles and Resources
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10 Ways to Identify an Impending Launch Disaster
Ten Common Pitfalls
How to Avoid Six Common Pitfalls of the Launch Process
THE DIRTY DOZEN PRODUCT PITFALLS
Product Launch Plan Marketing Budget
Four Pillars for Product Launch - Best Practices from World-Class Companies
Make Your Product Launch Take Off
Ways to Launch Your Product
Launching a New Product
Developing a Successful Product Launch Plan
The Discipline of Product Management
The Strategic Role of Product Management
The Top 12 Product Management Mistakes And How To Avoid Them
Product Management Steps
PRODUCT MANAGEMENT ISSUES
Role Definition: Product Management vs. Product Marketing
Bridging the Gap Between Product Development and Product Management
The Product Management Framework
Product Management in Food and Beverage Industry
Marketing and New Product Development
Innovating New Product Development with Product Lifecycle Management
New Product Development
A Review of the New Product Development Process
Product Development & Launch Example General Release Checklist
Information Product Development & Launch Checklist
New Product Development Does Not Need To Be Painful
Google Product Development/Management Process

 

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Project Management Articles and Resources
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>How to be perceived as an effective project manager
How To Kill A Troubled Project
PLANNING A PROJECT
Project Management Guidebook
Gantt Chart Resources
Gantt Chart Tutorial
PERT, CPM and GANTT
Resource Critical Path Approach to Project Schedule Management
A Project Management Primer
Project Initiation Plan
Lite Project Initiation Plan
Project Snapshot
Project Agreement
Detail Project Plan
Project Status Report
Lite Project Status Report
Post Project Review (sample agenda)
Post Project Report
Project Management Checklist
Stakeholder Roles and Responsibilities
Sponsor's Checklist
Administrative System-Process for Project Proposal/Review
Audit & Review Checklist
Project Communication Plan
Cost Benefit Worksheet
Quality Plan
Invitation to Stakeholders
Resourcing Schedule Worksheet
Effort Worksheet
Time Sheet
Audit & Review Report
Project Management - The Basics
Project Management Fact Sheet: Managing Small Projects
Project business plan template and guide for small projects
Project Initiation Checklist
A project risk assessment spreadsheet
Issues Log
Project Initiation Kick Off Report
Project Initiation Report
Stage End Approval Report
Costing spreadsheet by project stage/phase
Change Request Form
Project Board Agendas
Quality Review Agenda
Exception Situation Report
A Project Management Process

 

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Sales Articles and Resources
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Sales Plan Template
Sales Plan Template II
30 Day Sales Plan
Writing Your Sales Plan
Key Account Plan Example For A University
Key Account Management
Build A Successful Sales Plan
Five Crucial Considerations for Sales Planning
THE SALES PLAN
Sales Management Methodology
Trade Show Marketing
Sales Costs Analysis Template
Tradeshow Exhibition: The Importance of Promotion
Trade Show Budget
Common Trade Show Marketing Mistakes: Ten Tips on How to Avoid Them
Trade Show Tips
Trade Show Action Plan
Secrets to Getting More Qualified Leads at Your Next Trade Show
Beating the Deadlines: Step-By-Step Guide to Trade Show Planning
35 Tips & Tricks for Trade Show Success
Best Practices in Tradeshow Lead Management
Marketing at a Trade Show Checklist
10 Tips for Tradeshow Success
12 Month Sales Forecast Template
Monthly sales report/forecast (template)
Sales Management System
Sales Proposal Example Template
Sales Proposal Example Template II
Five Main Sections of a Sales Proposal
Organizing and Managing Channels of Distribution
Ten Winning Ideas for Managing Your Channel
The spiraling costs of multichannel marketing

 

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Strategic Planning Articles and Resources
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Strategic Planning for the Time-Challenged
Strategic Planning Made Simple
Vision and Strategic Plans: Who needs them?
Strategic Planning Handbook
Mistakes: Strategic Planning Don'ts (and Dos)
Strategic Planning Guide
Strategic Planning Manual
A guide to strategic human resource planning
Thinking Strategically First Makes Strategic Planning Work
What You Need for a Strategic HR Plan - human resources questions answered
Marketing Strategic Plan
Aligning Human Resources & Strategic Plans
Strategic Sales Plan Sample
The Strategic Marketing and Sales Plan
Create a Strategic Plan for Your Nonprofit
The Process of Strategic Planning For Non-Profit Organizations
Sample Finance and Operations Strategic Plan
Importance of environmental scanning
Current Strategy of a Product or Market
Developing Marketing Objectives and Goals
Defining the Business Mission
Setting SBU objectives
Establishing strategy selection
Business strategy evaluation
Undertaking a SWOT analysis
Strategic Planning For Chapters
Strategic Planning (in nonprofit or for-profit organizations)
Meeting facilitation basics
Meeting facilitation techniques
Facilitator basics primer
Effective Strategic Planning
Strategic Human Resources Management: Aligning with the Mission
Strategic vs. Business Planning For Non-Profits
Strategic planning best practices
Strategic Planning: A Ten Step Guide
Steps in the Strategic Planning Process
The Strategic Planning Model
Writing the strategic plan
Make Strategic Planning Implementation Work
Strategic Planning Manual
THOUGHTS REGARDING SHORT AND LONG RANGE PLANNING SWOT Analysis: Lesson
SWOT Analysis - Matrix, Tools Templates and Worksheets
SWOT for Retail
SWOT Analysis Examples
How to do a SWOT analysis
SWOT Examples: Many Companies
User's Guide for SWOT Analysis
Instructions for Conducting a SWOT Analysis
Charting the Results of a SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis Discover New Opportunities. Manage and Eliminate Threats.
Strengths weaknesses opportunities threats SWOT Analysis Template
UBC Library SWOT Analysis Strengths Weaknesses Opportunities Threats
SWOT Report Example