The Importance of a Well-Written Business Plan

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Long-term Development Plan This involves analysis of the risk and exit plan, considering the facts and step to be taken to ensure sustainability of the program in the long-term. This is of utmost importance, given that HIV/AIDS is still without any vaccine or cure and the best way out is prevention of the infection (Battle, 2009). Thus, spreading the word and educating teenagers and involving their parents in the education and prevention strategies will go a long way in reducing the number of teenagers infected with HIV/AIDS. In 2010, youths between the ages of 13 and 24 account for approximately 26% of all new HIV infections in the United States (CDC, 2014). Utilizing the implementation plan above, continuous monitoring and evaluation of the process, constantly tweaking the entire plan and re-looping the plan will ensure the success of the program. Exit Plan According to Orton, Menkens & Santos (2009), the aim of having an exit plan is to ensure that in the event of a failure, the effects will not be devastating and that, there is an alternative to fall back upon to ensure the sustenance of the program. The exit plan is addresses the potential risks identified and listed previously. Four potential risks were earlier identified: lack of funds, legal and policy barriers, lack of potential volunteers and lack of potential partners/stakeholders. Lack of funds: If there are no sponsors for a program, the program can run on already available materials and the resources of the
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