The purpose of this essay is to develop a business plan based upon a project that you have been given
The purpose of this essay is to develop a business plan based upon a project that you have been given. Your business plan should contain all the key elements including background, executive summary, situational and problem statement, project description, solution description, cost/benefit analysis, implementation timeline, critical assumptions and risk assessments and conclusions and recommendations.
Imagine you are a team member of a large public hospital pathology service and you have been asked to formulate a business case to support an initiative of introducing a new section of ‘Molecular Genetics’. You have been briefed that you could expect to process approximately 200 samples per day. The scenario is that you are setting it up for the first time in a moderately sized pathology service (physical space and facility has been made available). You will need to consider staffing for the molecular genetics area, infrastructure (equipment) and kind of service (maternity/paediatric genetic testing).