NEHANET Corporation

The 5 Key Parts to the AOP Planning Process

Everyone starts building a plan for the new year by the end of the third quarter — usually with a groan and some amount of trepidation as they look forward to hours and hours of presentations, spreadsheets, negotiations, justifications and often heated discussions. The process is usually not well-structured, with parts of the organization trying to justify structural changes, new initiatives, bigger organizations, more investment, and a lot of gamesmanship to win.

The 5 key aspects to the process are…

Is everyone driving to make the new plan – Find out and get them going