Executive Summary Writing Tips

Need to write an executive summary but aren’t sure where to start? To help you write, format, design, and promote your executive summaries, we’ve written tutorials, created templates, and made videos. Do these help? Let us know.

Video Tutorials

Video – Executive Summary Tutorial

VIDEO – Writing an Executive Summary for Business Plan

Executive Summary Tutorials

How to write your first Executive Summary

Think of the Executive Summary as the Cliff Notes of your main document. It gives you the gist of what’s involved – a  snapshot, the key highlights – without having to read the entire document.

What should be in an executive summary?

In a business plan or technical report, where does the executive summary go? Should the Executive Summary go before the Table of Contents?

How to write the Executive Summary of a Business Plan

In a business plan or technical report, where does the executive summary go? Should the Executive Summary go before the Table of Contents?

Sample Executive Summary for Business Plans

You get one chance to make a first impression. Slow down and pay special attention to the Executive Summary. If investors don’t find it interesting, the rest of your document…

Two Types of Executive Summaries

What’s the difference? Can you get away with a one-page executive summary?