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A quick word on Evaluating your Sources

Some Tools to help you Out


There are a wealth of tools you can use to run an environmental analysis.  PEST, PESTLE, SWOT, FIVE FORCES, and so on.  It is up to you, as the entrepreneur to find the one, or combination of many that fits yours needs.  For a quick overview of the differences, read this PEST & PESTEL Analysis article from Strategic Management Insight.  Then feel free to use one of the worksheets provided below. SWOT Analysis Worksheet

Businessballs PEST Analysis Worksheet

Mindtool's Porter's Five Forces Analysis Worksheet

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Entrepreneurial Ideas: Source Evaluation & Analysis Tools