This paper focuses on certain parts of the business plan; implementation plan and timeline, risks and exit plan and financial statement and projection. These are key components of the business plan and builds on the preceding parts of the plan. The business plan is focused on integrating adults; parents and other adult care givers into the already existing ‘teenage’ Peer Education Program of Los Angeles (PEPLA), with the aim of achieving better results with the teenagers and also the parents.
Prior to begin this part of the business plan, I feel it is of utmost importance to highlight the program objectives here again, to act as a reminder, and they are listed below:
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This is represented below:
GOALS ACTIVITIES TO ACHIEVE GOALS LEAD PERSON TIMELINE
Getting Parents information Collecting contact information from teenage volunteers and teenage target population through teenage volunteers Program Coordinator I & II and
Assistant Program Coordinator II June 1, 2014 – June 30, 2014
Building database of Parents’ contact information Using required software IT specialist June 1, 2014 – June 30, 2014
Presenting report to key partners Meeting with key partners – *EJAF and *ICC Director/Program Coordinator II July 2, 2014
Reaching out to parents/inviting parents to dinner meeting Sending out e-mails, making phone calls and sending out invitation letters/cards to parents for dinner meeting Assistant Program Coordinator II July 3, 2014 – July 5, 2014
Dinner meeting parents Selling program idea to parents,
HIV/AIDS education and prevention strategies
Distribution of education materials to parents Program Educator July 19, 2014
Report and feedback from all members of staff Meeting Director/Program Coordinator II July 21, 2014
Report and feedback from partners Meeting Director/Program Coordinator II July 23, 2014
*EJAF – Elton John AIDS Foundation
*ICC – International Christian Center, Los Angeles
Risks and Exit Plan
According to Ortons, Menkens & Santos (2009), risks are embedded in any new program, thus there is a need for analysis of these potential risks, develop an exit plan, so as to limit their impact, make room for emergencies and sustainability of the program or its termination. It avails members of staff and partners with key information for important decision making.
Here are some potential risks that may arise in the course of executing the parents - teenagers program:
Lack of funds: The fact that PEPLA is a non-profit organization makes the question of funding a major issue...