What is Operational Planning about?
An Operational Plan is a highly detailed plan that provides a clear picture of how a team, or a department will contribute to the achievement of the organisation's goals. The operational plan maps out the day-to-day tasks required to run a business. This course looks at the levels of organisational planning, benefits of planning and the task of determining the specific purpose of a unit in order to achieve the vision and mission of the organisation.
Once the purpose of a unit has been defined, the next step is to develop operational strategies. Operational strategies refer to the methods that units/departments use to reach the objectives of the organisation. By developing operational strategies, a department/unit can examine and implement effective and efficient systems for using resources, personnel and the work process.
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Unit 1- Developing an operational strategy for a unit
1. (incl. 1.2) Developing an operational strategy for a unit
1.3 Benefits of planning
1.4 Determining the purpose of a unit from the strategic plan
1.5 Developing operational strategies
1.6 (incl. 1.7 & 1.7.1) Alignment between operational strategy and organisational strategy
1.7.2 Developing objectives
1.7.3 Developing performance standards
Unit 2- Developing an operational plan for a unit
2. (incl. 2.1) Developing an operational plan for a unit
2.2 Developing an operational plan
2.3 Validating measurable parameters against customer and unit performance requirements
2.4 Monitoring systems for operational plans
2.5 Communicating the operational plan and collecting feedback
2.5.1 Listening to feedback
Unit 3- Implementing an operational plan in a unit
3. (incl. 3.1 & 3.2) Implementing an operational plan in a unit
3.3 Managing resource usage during implementation
3.4 Control measures by first-line managers
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Unit 4- Monitoring, measuring and evaluating the achievement of goals and objectives
4. (incl. 4.1 & 4.2) Monitoring, measuring and evaluating the achievement of goals and objectives
4.3 (incl. 4.3.1 & 4.3.2) Conducting performance reviews for team members
4.3.3 Skills and techniques
4.4 Recommendations on corrective actions
4.5 Evaluating results in terms of team contributions