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​p​lanning as a management function

​LEARNING SOLUTION TYPE:
ACCREDITED ​LEARNING PROGRAMME​

RECOMMENDED DURATION:
​5 D​AYS

TOTAL CREDITS:
​27

Unit Standard:
​5 Unit Standards

​DO YOU EVER FEEL THAT NO MATTER HOW HARD YOU TRY YOU STILL DON’T SEEM TO MEET YOUR DEADLINES?

​Using the decision-making processes

​Give direction to employees and managers alike

​The four key management functions include planning, organising, leading and controlling of resources towards the attainment of organisational objectives. The first step is planning, which means providing a framework for organising resources and direction for employees. Planning in a nutshell involves:

  • ​Defining your ideal future
  • ​Assessing your current state
  • Identifying how you will get there using good decision-making
  • Implementing and evaluating your plan

​So, why do you need a strategy?
Why take time for planning?

​Because it sets direction and establishes priorities, and gets everyone on the same page. But all too often, the best-laid plans fail, and you could be asking yourself why.

SOME MANAGERS HATE TO BE CONSTRAINED BY A PLANTHE COUNTRY?
THEY LACK TIME IN THEIR SCHEDULE TO PLAN
BECAUSE THEY HAVE HAD A FEW INSTANCES WHERE THEY HAVE BEEN SUCCESSFUL WITHOUT A PLAN
MANAGERS LACK A GOOD SYSTEM FOR PLANNING
IT COULD BE THAT THEY LACK SELF-DISCIPLINE
AND MANY MANAGERS ARE ONLY FOCUSSED ON RESULTS
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where necessary to remain agile. If you fail to plan, you’re planning to fail!

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What you will learn

​​This Learning Programme will enable you to demonstrate knowledge and skill in the management function of planning to achieve defined objectives.

WE WILL ENABLE YOU TO:

Identify and explain the core business of an organisation

Explain the types of work done within the various core activities of an organisation

Explain the role of a selected work unit in an organisation in relation to the core business

Identify and explain the difference between the line and support functions within a selected organisation

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