Document Type : Original Article
Department of Business Management, Neyshabur Branch, Islamic Azad University, Neyshabur, Iran
Recently, developing business plan is one of useful tools for achieving goals of organizations and familiarizing managers with strategies. The universities employ business plan in order to attract more students, or allocating resources efficiently. It is in regard to increasing student’s tendency to academic education and competitive market. This is the first study that attempted to develop a business plan for one of Islamic Azad Universities. These are the key innovation in this research: Applying business plan software for developing target ways to achieve university objectives,Time series technique for forecasting. One of the most important objective s of the research is based on following and identifying opportunities and resources that creating values. It also can be considered as a platform for programming and managing the strategies of Islamic Azad University Neyshabur-Branch. The major outcome outcomes of this research including: Developing a plan balancing between goals and available resources. Investigating the overall goals, identifying the values and vision. Investigating and recognizing SWOT in business area of Islamic Azad University Neyshabur-Branch. Investigating and establishing profitability guidelines for the university.