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


Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

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

Start Your Free Trial To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 70,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Free 5-day trial
It only takes a few minutes to set up and you can cancel at any time.
Already registered? Login here for access

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 _____.

Start your free trial to access this entire page
A premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

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