CMI Unit 515 Creating and Delivering Operational Plans

The ability to translate organisational objectives and strategic goals into operational plans is an essential skill for middle managers.

About this course

The unit opens with the importance of understanding the strategic direction of the organisation and how to contribute to the strategic planning process. It then focuses on the knowledge and skills required to create and deliver operational plans. This includes the need to set key performance indicators, monitor quality and outcomes against the plan, and know how to effectively report on findings.

Learning outcomes

  1. Understand the principles of operational planning in an organisation
  2. Know how to create an operational plan in line with organisational objectives
  3. Know how to manage and lead the delivery of an operational plan
  4. Know how to monitor and measure the outcome of operational planning

Course content

1.1 Assess the relationship between an organisation’s strategic objectives and operational planning

1.2 Evaluate the use of approaches to operational planning

2.1 Examine the impact of legal and organisational factors on an operational plan

2.2 Assess the ethical requirements that influence an operational plan

2.3 Create an operational plan in line with organisational objectives

3.1 Assess methods of managing and leading the delivery of an operational plan

3.2 Examine techniques for problem solving and decision making

4.1 Evaluate methods to monitor progress and measure the outcomes of operational plans

Key Features

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Learn at your own pace, choose when to start and finish the course

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Apply the learning directly to your current or future work setting

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CMI qualifications show commitment to continual learning to clients, colleagues and industry

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CMI Unit 515 Creating and Delivering Operational Plans

Course Summary

Guided Learning

22 Hours

Course / Unit Credit Value

Unit 515: 50 TUT

Qualification 1

CMI Level 5 Management and Leadership

Qualification 1 Credit Value

Award: 40 TUT; Certificate: 130 TUT; Diploma: 370 TUT
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