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