Types of Planning: Strategic, Tactical, Operational & Contingency Planning


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Why is a tactical plan relevant for the functioning of each company?

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1. A procedure that details how to take an inventory is an example of a(n) _____ plan, while a promotional advertisement is an example of a(n) _____ plan.

2. Managers use operational plans to _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your comprehension of the types of planning with this quiz/worksheet. You will be asked questions about the various forms of planning.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Students will be asked questions about:

  • The kind of planning that can be implemented during daily responsibilities
  • The names of the various kinds of planning
  • The kind of planning that deals with functionality and responsibility
  • Planning for single-use and ongoing
  • The kind of planning that considers a whole organization

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet will help students to improve these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - use your comprehension skills to grasp information related to the lesson on types of planning
  • Defining key concepts - accurately define the four types of planning
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the four types of planning
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about when to use each type of planning

Additional Learning

Students who want to know more about this topic can take a look at the related lesson called Types of Planning: Strategic, Tactical, Operational & Contingency Planning. It will help you meet these skills and objective:

  • Understand why planning is important, particularly in business
  • Define the four different types of planning
  • Learn when and how to use each type of planning
  • Define single-use and ongoing plans