Successful Planning, Organizing and Control

Place- الموعد Date - المكان
2017-02-26 00:00:00 Sharm el-Sheikh
2017-07-02 00:00:00 Turkey
2017-10-29 00:00:00 Casablanca
Course Objectives

·         Understand the critical managerial and supervisory functions of planning, scheduling and control.

·         Utilize the planning cycle for effective results.

·         Apply planning techniques to allocate budgets and resources and to schedule projects.

·         Use Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and targets to control results.

·         Manage and control resistance to change.

 Who Can Benefit?

·         Department heads, superintendents and supervisors who need to develop their ability to plan, organize and control their unit.

Course outline

·         Foundation of Planning

o    What is planning?
o    Benefits of Planning
o    Planning and Performance
o    Types of Plans
o    Types of Goals
o    Characteristics of Well-Designed Goals
o    Approaches to Establishing Goals: Management By Objectives (MBO)
o    Planning in the Hierarchy of Organizations

·         Planning Tools and Techniques

o    Environmental Scanning
o    Forecasting and Forecasting Techniques
o    Benchmarking Definition
o    The Benchmarking Process
o    Allocating Resources and Budgets
o    The Breakeven Analysis

·         Project Planning and Scheduling

o    Definition of a Project
o    Applications of Standard Times
o    The Work Breakdown Structure
o    Scheduling Using PERT, Gantt and Load Charts
                         o    Steps in Developing a PERT Network
o    Forward and Backward Scheduling
o    Finding the Critical Path

·         Control and Performance Measurement

o    What Is Control and Why Is It Important?
o    The Planning/Controlling Link
o    The Control Process
o    Sources of Information for Measuring Performance
o    Managerial Decisions in the Control Process
o    Organizational Performance Measures
o    Feed forward/Concurrent/Feedback Controls
o    Information Controls/Balanced Scorecards
o    Contemporary Issues in Control

·         Managing and Controlling Resistance to Change

o    Forces for Change
o    Force Field Analysis
o    The 10 Principles of Change
o    Five Managerial Activities Essential to Managing Change