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How to Write a Business Plan for Your Franchise

You’re set on becoming a franchisee. You may think it’s time to call a franchisor, tell them you’re interested, and get funding from your local bank, right? Wrong. If you’re considering buying a franchise, you’ll need to write a thorough business plan before moving forward. A business plan is a detailed document that describes how […]

Madison Melcher wins $5,000 in the annual Ouachita Business Plan Competition

Ouachita Baptist University’s Hickingbotham School of Business hosted its 13th annual Business Plan Competition in December. Madison Melcher, a senior business administration major from Rockwall, Texas, placed first in the competition with her business plan, Covered by Grace, and received a $5,000 cash prize. Melcher was advised by Johan Eriksson, visiting instructor of business administration […]

Setting the stage for success: Six steps for drafting a business plan

By Danielle Walsh Whether you are launching a new business, five years in, or beginning to plan for the transition of ownership to the next generation, taking the time to write a proper business plan is certainly a worthwhile feat. This valuable document can help align the expectations of all owners/managers, while also serving as […]

Introducing Microsoft Security Copilot: Empowering defenders at the speed of AI

The odds are against today’s defendersToday the odds remain stacked against cybersecurity professionals. Too often, they fight an asymmetric battle against prolific, relentless and sophisticated attackers. To protect their organizations, defenders must respond to threats that are often hidden among noise. Compounding this challenge is a global shortage of skilled security professionals, leading to an […]

Microsoft creates new opportunities for partners through AI offerings and expansion of the Microsoft Cloud Partner Program

We launched the Microsoft Cloud Partner Program last October to meet the changing needs of customers and help our partners succeed. With its robust set of dedicated partner offerings, including new Solutions Partner designations that align to our six commercial solution areas across Azure, Modern Work, Security and Business Applications, we created a place where […]

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