Before you begin writing, it’s important to take a look at the sections included in your plan outline to make sure they’re in the order you want them to be. By adding, removing and rearranging chapters and sections, you can customize the plan to contain exactly the content you want. You might find it helpful to read What's included in the default outline to get an overview.
How the plan outline is organized
When you click on the Plan tab, the current plan outline is displayed in the left-hand column. You can click on any chapter title to see the sections included in it:
Just like any detailed report, a business plan has chapters (first level), sections (second level), and topics. The topics are the areas where you'll enter your text; chapters and sections are there for organization. This view makes it easy to navigate to any part of the plan so you can edit it. For more on editing sections, read Writing and editing plan content.
To see an editable view of your outline, click on the Outline section of the Plan tab:
In this view, you will see the same outline with the Chapters, Sections, and Topics in place:
For more details on how you can edit the plan outline, see these articles: