Created: July 24, 2013 at 9:23 AM | Updated: August 10, 2020 | By Community Resource Kit
An operational plan is the yearly business plan for the group. It has a more immediate focus than the long-term outlook of the strategic plan and is more specific about:
- the actions your group will take towards your goals for the year
- who is responsible
- how long it will take to achieve your goals or finish your project
- what resources you need
- the progress you are making
An operational plan also makes it easier to draw up regular progress reports for your management committee or board.
Below you will find a template that you can use to develop your operational plan (Word, 57 KB).
Develop your operational plan on some sheets of paper or a whiteboard. Include your mission statement and your goal/s. For each goal record the following details: