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Business Planning Essentials: Preparing for Implementation


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Overview/Description
One of the most difficult aspects of business planning is moving from strategic thinking to action. This course describes activities that help coordinate the implementation of business plans, including developing action plans, determining how the implementation should be measured and monitored, as well as how to assess outcomes. It details how to use an action planning process to facilitate business plan implementation. This process entails steps such as clarifying the outcomes you want, listing the actions necessary to achieve those outcomes, assigning responsibilities, and determining resources needed. Finally, the course explains how to develop a reporting and monitoring structure in order to help ensure a more streamlined implementation process.

Target Audience
Business leaders, professionals, and managers who want to gain or refine their skills for planning and developing strategic business plans

Expected Duration (hours)
1.0

Lesson Objectives

Business Planning Essentials: Preparing for Implementation

  • describe the connection between planning, implementation, and control
  • recognize how to coordinate the implementation of a business plan
  • use action planning to facilitate the implementation of a business plan
  • recognize ways to build support for implementation of a business plan
  • recognize how to create a reporting structure that facilitates the implementation of a business plan
  • describe components of a plan-modification process
  • Course Number:
    stgy_10_a03_bs_enus