This Masterclass will help managers and staff to understand the business planning cycle, processes used to develop plans and the manager’s role in it. Current business examples will be used to explain the importance of planning and what happens when it goes wrong.
It describes activities in all parts of a business from Marketing, to Finance and Operations and demonstrates how plans come together.
Methods for deploying enterprise-wide planning will be shown and the importance of collaboration discussed.
This session helps managers understand why the planning process is important and the business planning cycles and processes used to develop long and short-term plans. It covers techniques such as SWOT, PESTEL, Sales and Operational Planning and the Balanced Scorecard and discusses the roles of all functions within a business from Marketing, to Finance and Operations and demonstrates how teams must work to make plans come together.
This Masterclass is complimented by Succeed as a First-Time Manager: Personal Leadership and the Responsibilities of a Manager (Barnsley)
Succeed as a First Time Manager: Building an Effective Team and Successful Communication, Engagement and Performance Management (Barnsley) Masterclasses.