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Writing a Business Plan
At this site you will find free samples of business plans as well as advertising and marketing, and information on starting a business
Offers free online training in topics such as starting a business, writing a business plan, marketing, accounting, and e-commerce


CSBS Accounting Tutorial (MS Word .doc)
Especially designed for CSBS Members
Is a tutorial for accounting

International Trade
Offers extensive country information for more than 200 markets
Has an exhaustive amount of trade information

Business Writing
Offers writing samples and suggestions for Job Search and Resume Building

Currency Converter
A calculator that quickly converts all the world currencies

Time Zones
Has the "world clock" where students can find all the different time zones

Trade Fair Preparation

View a powerpoint presentation on practice firm trade fairs is a website with simple guidelines for trade fair(show) preparation

Developing a Marketing Plan
Has sample marketing plans and helpful information for writing
Is a helpful site

Writing an Annual Report
Is a good site with simple steps for writing an annual report

Business Netiquette
Tips on international business communication over the internet

Making Presentations
Offers suggestions for preparing, organizing, and delivering great presentations

In addition, refer to Section 5 of your IBPF training manual for a sample course outline, a listing of various techniques and procedures for use in the classroom, activity sheets for "close-out" for each IBPF department (purchasing, sales, finance, and human resources), as well as a list of useful publications and organizations.

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