Explain the purpose of a Strategic Plan and an Operational Plan and the role of an Operational Plan
Assessment Task 1: Written Questions
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Answer the following questions:
a. Explain the purpose of a Strategic Plan and an Operational Plan, and the role of an
Operational Plan in achieving the organisation’s objectives.
b. Outline the organisation’s policies, practices and procedures that directly relate to the
c. Outline the information that is usually included in an Operational Plan.
d. Explain a typical process for developing an Operational Plan.
e. Explain the purpose of a budget.
f. Explain a typical budgeting process.
g. Explain the purpose of key performance indicators.
h. Discuss four approaches to developing key performance indicators.