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Please prepare an operating plan for attached business that will be based in UAE – Sharjah and please include source of figures provided, below details should be covered:
Section 6: Operating Plan
The operating plan outlines the physical requirements of your business, such as office,
warehouse, retail space, equipment, inventory and supplies, labor, etc. For a one-person, home-
based consulting business the operating plan will be short and simple, but for a business such as
a restaurant or a manufacturer that requires custom facilities, supply chains, specialized
equipment, and multiple employees, the operating plan needs to be very detailed. The Operating
Plan Section of the Business Plan will provide you with additional information about your
Development (if applicable)
? Explain what you have done to date in terms of identifying possible locations, sources of
equipment, supply chains, etc. Describe your production workflow.
? For manufacturing, explain how long it takes to produce a unit and when you'll be able to
start producing your product or service. Include factors that may affect the time frame of
production and how you'll deal with potential problems such as rush orders.
? Describe the physical location of the business including location, land, and building
requirements. Include square footage estimates with room for expansion if expected.
Include the mortgage or leasing costs. Also include estimates of expected maintenance,
utilities, and related overhead costs. Include zoning approvals and other permissions
necessary to operate your business.
? Outline expected staffing needs and the main duties of staff members, especially the key
employees. Describe how the employees will be sourced and the employment
relationship (i.e., contract, full-time, part-time, etc.). Detail any employee training needed
and how it will be provided.
? Include a list of any specialized equipment needed. Include the cost and whether it will be
leased or purchased and the sources.
? If your business is manufacturing, retail, food services, etc. include a description of the