中国EMBA教学领域的领军者 — 美国马里兰大学史密斯商学院启动了《赢在中国－史密斯商业计划书大赛》。大赛由史密斯商学院联袂中国中央电视台共同举办，被誉为《赢在中国》 的“英文版”。史密斯商学院作为唯一“全球教育合作伙伴”将为《赢在中国》的获胜选手提供史密斯商学院世界顶级的工商管理课程的奖学金，价值10万美金。
来自全球的参赛选手通过《赢在中国－史密斯商业计划书大赛》赢取价值10万美金的8项大奖，前三名获奖选手还将获得总值5万美金的现金大奖。大奖将奖励选手到美国马里兰大学史密斯商学院 Dingman 创业中心接受史密斯商学院一流教授的培训。这个培训项目侧重于创业，形式包括一对一培训，专业化课程及演讲，参观考察当地科学园区和孵化园区。大赛的主办方是史密斯商学院的 Dingman 创业中心和CCTV《赢在中国》。
About the Competition
The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, a top-ranked U.S. business school with Executive MBA and custom executive education programs in China, has launched the Win in China - Smith Business Plan Competition. As the exclusive academic partner for CCTV's Win in China, the Smith School will award up to $100,000 worth of scholarships to its world-class executive education programs to the winners of the Win in China reality television program, and is cooperating with CCTV to deliver the Win in China - Smith Business Plan Competition.
The Win in China - Smith Business Plan Competition gives teams of entrepreneurs from around the world the chance to compete for eight grand prizes valued at $100,000, as well as cash prizes for the top three winners totaling $50,000. The grand prizes will award all-expense-paid trips to the Smith School's Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship in the United States for training with Smith's world-class professors. The training will focus on entrepreneurship and will include individual coaching, specialized courses and presentations, and visits to local science parks and incubators. The competition's key organizers include the Dingman Center and CCTV Win in China.
Now in its successful third year, the Smith School sponsors its annual China Business Plan Competition in support of the growth of world-class business ideas and business leaders in China. With its focus on globalization, entrepreneurship and technology, the Smith School is ideally positioned to share its leadership in these areas as part of its commitment to the China market.
More information about the Win in China - Smith Business Plan Competition can be found at the Smith China Website or at www.CYE.com.cn, the competition's official portal, and partnership Websites Yahoo! and www.sinovc1st.com.
Who can enter?
Teams of up to four individuals are invited to submit business ideas focused on the integration of business and technology. Key competition dates are as follows:
September 29, 2006 - launch of the competition. Entries consisting of a two-page business summary will be accepted online until January 1, 2007
February 15, 2007 - semi-finalist announcement. Semi-finalists will be asked to develop a 15-25 page business plan,which will be accepted until March 30, 2007
April 16, 2007 - final round notification to finalists
June 2007 - final round competition. Ten selected finalists will make 10-minute presentations of their business plans as well as participate in a feedback session with the judges. The judges for the final round will include representatives of leading venture capital firms.
计划书需要两倍行距，并页边距1", 正文使用12号 字体，而数据表可使用8号字体
The following steps must be taken to enter the Win in China - Smith Business Plan Competition. (Please note: Teams with a business idea that have not yet formed a company are welcome to enter the competition.)
1) Form a team of two, three or four individuals.
Teams should represent individuals who are committed to the venture and who are focused on executing the business plan regardless of whether they are victorious in the competition. Teams should have experience and well rounded management skills.
2) Identify a business opportunity.
The competition is intended for business opportunities focused on information, communication or technology in China. Therefore, the business plan must meet the following requirements:
Employees are based in China
Products or services area sold to the Chinese marketplace
Business cannot have generated over $100,000 during the past 12 months
Business cannot have received over $200,000 of previous funding
3) Complete an online registration for the Business plan competition. Additional information required includes:
Management team members
Executive Summary Format:
The submitted executive summary must contain the following components:
All content must be prepared in English. The judges will use the executive summary to judge round one. The executive summary should begin with an - elevator pitch - one paragraph about the innovation proposed, the value to the target market, and the competitive situation. It should then include very short summaries of the marketing, introduction, and implementation plan, as well as the financial plan.
Executive summaries typically answer the following questions:
What is your new product, service, process, or business model?
What is the value proposition?
If technology is involved, what is the expected life of the intellectual property?
Who will you sell to, or which set of beneficiaries will you target?
Who are your competitors, and how do you compare?
How much money is required and how will the funds be utilized?
4) Second Round Teams will be notified on 2/15/2007 and be required to submit full business plan of up to 25 pages by 3/30/2007.
All plans must be submitted in English
Tables, graphs, exhibits, and spreadsheets may be single-spaced, and they count in the page limit.
The papers shall be double spaced, with 1" margins, and 12-point font. 8-point font may be used on spreadsheets.
A cover page (not included in the page limit) should identify the team members, each with an e-mail address and phone number.
Papers must be submitted in electronic format (Word or PDF format is acceptable).
The following must appear on the cover page:
By submitting this innovation feasibility study, we agree that ideas, concepts, and the entry itself are the original work of the contestants. We also agree that no contestant is under any agreement or restriction, which would prohibit or restrict his or her ability to disclose or submit the ideas or concepts to the competition. Further, we agree that the team and every individual member of the team will comply with the rules and guidelines for competition. We pledge to keep all innovation ideas confidential, and we will not disclose information that we learn about competitors' to others. (JUDGES ALSO PLEDGE CONFIDENTIALITY).