College - Author 1

College of Architecture and Environmental Design

Department - Author 1

Construction Management Department

Degree Name - Author 1

BS in Construction Management



Primary Advisor/Subject Matter Expert (SME)

Phil Barlow, College of Architecture and Environmental Design, Construction Management Department


This paper covers a business model and investment proposal for a cutting board business. The cutting board industry is a lucrative sector where there is room to grow as a business while being profitable. There are alot of factors that go into starting a business and making it successful. The student has put this together to be able to give it to a potential investor to demonstrate what he has done and what he plans on doing upon an investment. The student enjoys woodworking and wants to be able to start his own business but has minimal knowledge of what goes into it. Using this opportunity, he was able to take some of the first steps. By laying out this business model and investment proposal the student has a clear understanding of what is needed to be able to start this business post graduation. It also can be used as a reference point for anyone wanting to start a business but does not know exactly where to start. By laying out a business model one can clearly see what is being done and what needs to be done, getting a better understanding on exactly how to run their business successfully.

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