FinancialBasic financial assumptions such as access to capital.
ResourcesThe assumption that key talent will be available and engaged.
SchedulesDates that need to be met for your strategy to succeed. For example, an assumption that you will be able to design a new product within 3 months.customer needs, perceptions and other factors such as purchasing behavior. This can be included as an assumption even if you have run tests and have strong data. feasibility of a technology or its success in the market. channel partners.business capabilities and know-how as an organization. For example, the assumption that you can learn to manufacture something when you're never manufactured anything in the past.
Facilities & InfrastructureThe assumption that you will be able to procure facilities such as office space and infrastructure such as an adequate power supply from a grid.
Economic & PoliticalAssuming a stable economy and political environment.
Interest Rates & Exchange RatesIf you perform any calculations using assumed interest rates and exchange rates, state the assumed rate.
Compliance & RegulatoryAssumptions about laws, regulations, standards and related administrative processes. For example, the assumption that you will have a required license approved.
LegalLegal assumptions such as the anticipated outcome of a legal process.
|Overview: Business Assumptions|
Things that you assume to be true for the purposes of developing a strategy, making decisions and planning.
The process of managing uncertainty by choosing reasonable assumptions as a basis for strategy, decision making and planning.