Unit-3-Lesson-17 - Conroe First Assembly

Business Computer Information Systems I-A
– Unit 3: Word Processing
Project: Creating a Business Report
During this project, you will prepare a short business report. You will accomplish the following
during this section of the project:
Create a title page.
Type a summary, an introduction, and part of the main body.
Create a graph and a table.
Write the conclusions and recommendations.
For this project, you'll be given information to create a business report using word processing
software. Suppose you want to open a car wash and you need to create a business plan to send to
potential investors.
Part 1: This title section will have only one page. Give your car wash a name and create a title
page for the report.
Part 2: Type this summary, introduction, and main body given in the text below. Fill in the
blanks as you type. A business plan for this company would probably be about seven to ten
pages but for this project, you'll type about one page.
[Name of car wash] is a prominent hand car wash serving [location]. [Name of car wash] will be
run by [your name], of the prominent [your family name] family. The [your family name] family
has been serving the [location] area with a car repair business for more than thirty years. [Your
first name] will be leveraging the incredible good will and brand recognition of the [your family
name] family name to quickly gain customers.
Business Introduction
[Name of car wash] will be providing customers with three services: exterior car washing,
interior cleaning, and detailing. [Name of car wash] has no true competitors that are trying to
offer a high quality service for a reasonable rate. All car washes in the area only offer automatic
exterior car washes. [Name of car wash] will provide a higher quality service because car washes
will be done by hand and will include an interior cleaning.
Hiring the best employees is cost-effective because it decreases HR costs associated with
turnover and other employee costs. Hiring the best employees and making sure that they are well
taken care of ensures that they in turn take care of the customers. Study after study proves that a
happy employee is far more likely to provide the highest level of customer service.
The Customers
[Name of car wash] will target three main groups of customers: individual car owner and leasers,
car dealerships, and local businesses. The surrounding area is quite affluent, 40% of the residents
earn more than $70,000 a year. Consequently, they have nice cars and want them to look nice.
There are five different car dealerships within a three-mile radius that will require car washing
services for the various fleets. Finally, there are many different local businesses that have
company cars that require clean appearances.
Projected Sales
[Name of car wash] is positioning itself as the premier hand car wash serving the [location] area.
[Your first name] has forecasted a 20% market share. The business will generate a 95% gross
margin and an 11% net margin after year one and 20.79% after year three. By year three, the
business will have developed a yearly net profit of $48,000.
Part 3: Create a graph that represents the projected sales data below. Make sure you label the
graph and add a caption.
In 2009, the net profit will be $11,000. In 2010, the net profit will be $24,000. In 2011, the net
profit will be $48,000.
Part 4: Create a table to organize the start-up expenses.
Start-up Expenses
Building Materials—$1,200
Building Labor—$1,000
Part 5: Write the conclusions and recommendations.
Part 6: Run the spell check, proofread, and correct errors. Save and print.