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Ch 3: MTEL Business: Planning Function of Management

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Explore the lessons in this chapter to learn more about the planning functions of management. Self-assessment quizzes are available to test your comprehension before you take the MTEL Business assessment.

MTEL Business: Planning Function of Management - Chapter Summary

This comprehensive overview of the planning functions of management ensures you have the knowledge needed to answer related questions on the MTEL Business assessment. After reviewing the lessons, you will be prepared to:

  • Share details about planning and management
  • Describe types of planning, including strategic and tactical
  • Define SWOT analysis
  • Explain the strategic management process
  • Detail the organizational decision-making process

Instructors provide you with the definitions and examples needed to understand the above concepts. If you want additional clarity after reviewing this chapter, submit your topical questions to our experts.

MTEL Business: Planning Function of Management Objectives

In Massachusetts, you must take the MTEL Business assessment to secure the licensure needed to teach business in classrooms. This subject-matter test is computer-based, consisting of 100 multiple-choice questions and two open-response items. Topics in this chapter are found in the business management subarea of the exam, which is in the multiple-choice section and constitutes about 21% of the test.

In addition to reviewing the lessons in this chapter to brush up on your knowledge of the planning functions of management, you can take short quizzes and a chapter exam to test that knowledge. Taking these steps can increase your chances of earning a passing score of 240 or higher on the exam.

5 Lessons in Chapter 3: MTEL Business: Planning Function of Management
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Planning as a Function of Management

1. Planning as a Function of Management

Planning is one of the primary managerial functions and it leads to other managerial functions such as organizing, controlling, and staffing. Learn about planning as a managerial function, the benefits of planning, and the barriers that interfere with planning.

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

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

Businesses use different types of plans such as strategic, tactical, operational, and contingency plans to achieve organizational goals. Discover the differences between these four types of planning and the advantages of using them.

What is a SWOT Analysis?

3. What is a SWOT Analysis?

When creating a marketing plan, a business mission statement and a situational analysis are essential to understanding the organization's objective and current environment. Explore SWOT analysis--known as strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats-- and how it is used in analyzing an organization's situation and selling proposition.

The Strategic Management Process

4. The Strategic Management Process

Strategic management (planning) begins with environmental scanning: examining political, economical, sociocultural, technological, environmental, and legal factors. This lesson explores the development, implementation, and evaluation of a strategy.

The Decision Making Process for Organizations

5. The Decision Making Process for Organizations

To achieve success in business, managers must make good decisions. Learn about the steps in the formal decision making process for organizations, including how managers solve problems.

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