Whenever operational planning is taking place, it must be done with reference to the goals and objectives of the business. Operational planning should be carried out with the aim of achieving the goals set out in the business plan. Remember that operational planning involves determining how and who. This means that you will need to consider all of the resources available to you and how best to use their capabilities.
Components in this Module
1 - Introduction
- Operational Plans
2 - Defining Operational Planning Needs
- Defining Operational Planning Needs
- Introduction of Products and Services
- Impact of Marketing Activities
- Modification of Facilities
- Changes in Work Practices, Procedures and Systems
- History Break: Luddites
- Legislative Changes
- Business Growth or Contraction
- Changes in the Marketplace
- Growth in the TH&E industry
- Assess External and Internal Impacts on a Business
- External Impacts - Marketplace Trends and Developments
- Marketplace Trends and Developments Continued
- Comparative Market Analysis
- Checkpoint 1
- Internal Impacts
- External and Internal Impacts Challenge
- Legal Constraints
3 - Developing an Operational Plan
- Operational Plans Video
- Developing an Operational Plan
- Researching Requirements
- Checkpoint 2
- Setting Goals
- Setting Goals Continued
- SMART Rule
- Identifying and Managing Risk
- Checkpoint 3
- Developing Contingencies
- Developing Contingency Plans
- Integrating Resource Strategies
- Establishing Communication
- Developing Documentation
- Damage Control: Chemical Coffee
- Damage Control: New Oven
- Developing Action Plans
- Specifying Evaluation Systems
- Developing Key Performance Indicators
4 - Implementing and Monitoring Operational Plans
- Implementing and Monitoring Operational Plans
- Monitoring Tools
- On Time
- Damage Control: Idle Builders
- Gantt Charts
- On Budget
- Maximising Budget Performance
- Damage Control: Angry Suppliers
- Checkpoint 4
- Managing People
- Involving Staff
- Mentoring and Coaching
- Obtaining Approval
- Reporting on Plans
- Monitoring Plans
- Consultation Video
- Checkpoint 5
- Reviewing Operational Plans
- Evaluating the Planning
- Planning Cycle
- Feedback Loop
- Monitoring Operational Plans Video
- Checkpoint 6
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Who should do this course?
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How will I be assessed?
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Will I receive a certificate?
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