Cents and Senseibility Value-Priced Martial Arts School

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Martial Arts School Business Plan

Management Summary

Rolly BonTemps is the owner of Cents and Senseibility Martial Arts School.  Mr. BonTemps (5th degree black belt) is an experienced Taekwondo instructor with over 10 years as a certified Instructor with the Can-Am Taekwondo Instructors and Schools Confederation.  He has also recognized by leading instructors in the Can-Am Taekwondo Instructors and Schools Confederation as one of the organization's leading Marketing Specialists in recruitment. 

Upon opening the School he will contract an accountant.  At this time there are no other employees.  The Taekwondo School will be a self-running establishment.  The owner will oversee operations and provide all of the instruction at this time. 

6.1 Personnel Plan

The do-jahng itself is a small business.  However, the company is putting together a quality management team (Board of Advisors) to assist in business matters.  Gaps in legal, tax, marketing and personnel will be covered by the Board of Advisors.  Our strength will be in the technical and management fields.  Computer graphic designing and software programs is expected to assist with the advertising and marketing for Cents and Senseibility Martial Arts School.  While currently the Black Belt Academy has no employees, as soon as the school opens the owner's father and mother will be assisting part-time as sales associate/receptionist to handle the expected increase in new membership and serve on the Board of Advisors for business issues.  The Board of Advisors will consist of a three member team, each with experience in general business (insurance), accounting, small business, legal issues and human resources. 

Cents and Senseibility Martial Arts School will have the below listed employees:

  • Rolly BonTemps, Owner and Instructor.  Rolly BonTemps has been actively involved in the Can-Am Taekwondo Instructors and Schools Confederation since he was 9 years old.  Rolly achieved Black Belt status in June 1990.  Since then he has progressed through the ranks achieving his Instructor Certification and in June 2003 received his 5th Degree Black Belt.  Rolly has worked at the Taekwondo School in Metroburb as the Lead Instructor for the past five years.  Mr. Pivayoke, 7th Degree Black Belt has been Rolly's Instructor over this period.  Mr. Pivayoke has entrusted Rolly with the full running and the operation of the Taekwondo School.  Over this period, Rolly has learned all aspects needed to fully run his own establishment.  He has mastered a marketing plan that has made the Metroburb School one of the top three single owned CATISC Taekwondo Schools in the United States.  The membership at this location is actively operating at 450 to 500 students.
  • Meg LeFevre, is the fiancee of Rolly BonTemps. Meg actively participates in several health club fitness programs.  Meg is working on receiving her certification as a  Pilates Instructor.  Once this certification is achieved, the Cents and Senseibility Martial Arts School will also expand into the fitness program for young and and older adults.
  • Fiorello BonTemps, father of the owner will serve as consultant, financial advisor, and manage the maintenance and any construction needs for the building.  Mr. BonTemps will enter into this business retired from the United States Department of Justice, where he served for 23 years.  Mr. BonTemps retired as Facility Administrator for our region of the United States.  His knowledge in business management, construction industry, business finances, legal issues, human resources and computer programs, will assist Rolly BonTemps, owner and operator with business decisions and expansions.  Mr. BonTemps will serve as a Board of Advisors Member for the Cents and Senseibility Martial Arts School.
  • Merry BonTemps, mother of the owner will serve as consultant and financial advisor and manage the bookkeeping and financial affairs for the business.  Mrs. BonTemps has worked in the medical field for 25 years and has managed office finances and has worked for ten years in human resources.  Mrs. BonTemps will serve as a Board of Advisors Member for the Cents and Senseibility Martial Arts School.

The owner will actively seek advice from SCORE "Counselors to America's Small Business", a national non-profit organization with an office in our community.  This is a group of retired executives and business owners who donate their time to serve as counselors and advisors to aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners.

These experienced counselors provide FREE small business counseling for business owners in the region from their office in downtown. 

In calendar year 2002, our SCORE Chapter handled 824 new cases, 341 follow-up cases (of which 335 were new e-mail cases and 181 were follow-on e-mail cases).  Also, SCORE counselors put in a total of 1,748 volunteer hours.  Currently, there are five counselors approved by National SCORE to handle U.S.-wide e-mail cases.

Personnel Plan
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
Rolly BonTemps (Owner) $33,000 $45,000 $65,000
Meg LeFevre (Instructor) $7,000 $10,000 $15,000
Fiorello BonTemps (Board of Directors) $6,000 $8,000 $10,000
Merry BonTemps (Board of Directors) $6,000 $8,000 $10,000
Total People 4 4 4
Total Payroll $52,000 $71,000 $100,000