OBDM Student Program

Business Plan Submission


Thank you for participating in the OBDM Student Program. Please complete the form below to submit your business plan. It generally takes an average of 1 hour to complete this form.

For your convenience, a Save and Continue button is available below. Clicking this will generate a link that can be sent to your email. You can then use the link to continue your submission from any computer.

We encourage also having answers saved locally on your device. It can be easier to then copy-paste your answers to the online form.

We look forward to your submission.



To guide with this submission, we have provided an example. We acknowledge that every business idea is different and that the example below only serves to show a few possible and suitable responses to the questions in this form.

OBDM Student Program Business Example 1


  • Name and Contact Details

    This section asks for the name and details of the primary contact.
  • Please describe your product in detail.
  • Business Strategy

  • How do you envision your business to progress?
  • This may include using high quality material, catering to a niche but loyal customer base, or having a unique expertise among other factors.
  • What are areas where you could use more assistance in?
  • What can you do to help your business grow? This can include growth in social media through an FB page or potential partnerships that could add to your products, among other considerations.
  • This can include threats from competitors or that production can be time-consuming, among other factors.
  • What would it look like if you matched your strengths to your opportunities?

    How would you address your weaknesses and mitigate threats?
  • Marketing

  • Please tell us who you picture your customers could be. Consider age, sex, location, and interests to start.
  • Where would people learn about your products? This can include a Facebook page, word-of-mouth, or a YouTube video, among other channels.
  • We'd also like to know how you intend to monitor what people are saying about your product.
  • Financial Acumen

  • Conclusion

    We're just wrapping up now.
  • Please tell us what you believe you could gain from selling at the Old Bus Depot Markets.
  • Feel free to use this space to share your comments.

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