Mary Rooney, Business Planning Workshop, Learn concepts and techniques for corporate goal setting, Business Workshop covering the concepts for creating, planning and implementing corporate goals and objectives.

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Business Planning

Led by: Mary Rooney

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Moving the vision to reality

Who should attend:

This workshop has been designed for all business planners, managers or supervisors who have responsibility for the planning or implementation of business goals and objectives.


3 Day course


Minimum 8, maximum 20 recommmended.


By the end of the programme participants will be able to:

. Understand the concept of business strategy and how to align their business plans to it.
. Be able to produce effective business objectives
. Be familiar with how to prepare and deliver business plans within the framework of a corporate culture
. Have practiced using a variety of planning tools to create realistic plans
. Understand the three components of integrated planning
. Establish a focus and set priorities on organisational results to be achieved
. Confidently communicate their plans to their senior managers or external stakeholders.

Topics / Content:

Day One

Introduction to Business planning

Concept of strategic planning

Benefits of business planning and its alignment to business strategy

Developing a business mission & strategy

Corporate culture & values

Day Two

Setting business goals and writing SMART objectives

Introduction of planning tools and techniques

SWOT analysis and action planning

Measuring results against plan

Measuring performance

Day Three

Stakeholder analysis and communication plan

Identifying customers and competitors and their impact on the business.

Producing your people plan

Business planning case study or activity

Risk assessment and contingency planning

PEST analysis

Finance plans and budgets


All delegates will be able to write a business plan, demonstrate the application of tools and techniques to aid planning and complete a risk assessment. They will be able to align their business plan to the business strategy. All delegates will receive a working toolkit for business planning and follow up support from their facilitator.


Total cost for the course £9000.00 + Vat.

Trainer Background:

Mary Rooney

Mary’s professional background has evolved within Financial Services, Leadership Development, Training and Quality driven Business Improvement. She is well regarded as an excellent communicator, influencer and facilitator of effective change management. With sound consultancy and business skills, she is an accomplished developer of people at all levels within organisations in Europe, Canada and the Middle East.

Her ability to interpret and support the implementation of business strategy plans and solutions through developing effective people is well proven. Mary’s commitment and well-developed sense of humour helps to build and sustain positive long-term business relationships.

Mary coaches all levels of management from Chief Executive/Permanent Secretary, to those new to management. She has extensive experience of working both in the private and public sectors.

Mary is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and an Associate Member of the Institute of Management Consultancy (IMC). She is currently worked towards an MA in Coaching and Mentoring.

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