What happens during operational planning?
- Operational planning breaks down the long-term goals of the strategic plan into short-term goals and activities.
- Operational planning focuses on long-term goals, which align with your purpose, mission, and vision, and outline the direction of the business in the next three to five years.
- Operational planning is a goal-setting system that helps to ensure that efforts are focused on the same important issues throughout the organization.
- Operational planning is the result of a company’s efforts to gather and analyze information about its industry, business environment, competitors, and competitive products and services.