Four Major Parts of a Management Plan

Four Major Parts of a Management Plan

If you are an entrepreneur or considering becoming one, you need a management plan. Developing a management plan is a key part of owning a business. You may consider hiring a consultant like Declan Kelly or the company of Founder Declan Kelly to help you with the process of developing your management plan or to go over and assess your already developed one. Whether you do or not, you should understand what makes up a management plan. Here are four of the major components of any business’s management plan.

1. Outline of Available Resources and Budget

It is always necessary to outline your resources and budget. You should assess your resources and allocate them appropriately to different needs in your budget so that you can ensure you actually have enough resources and funds to be successful, and take steps to obtain them if you don’t. 

2. Business Timeline

You should also always plan ahead. Do not put your business on an arbitrary, indefinite schedule. Instead, you should develop a business timeline of important things that need to get done with deadlines to keep your business on track. 

3. Plan of Communication

Communication is integral to almost anything in life. Communication is especially essential in business, where there are many different levels of communication going on at any given moment. You should make a plan of communication. Determine all parties you need to communicate with and the most effective and efficient methods of communications and implement them. 

4. Plan of Risk Management 

Since business is, by nature, rather risky, it is also necessary to develop a risk management plan. You should have measures in place to deal with any difficulties that pop up.

A more detailed management plan may include more in depth categories, but these are the four general major parts of one. As you begin your business, remember them, and remember that a management plan is one of the key tools for success in entrepreneurship. 

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Dequiana Jackson, Founder of Inspired Marketing, Inc., helps overachieving women entrepreneurs conquer limiting beliefs and create marketing plans that win. This includes one-on-one marketing plan development, digital product creation, web design and content marketing. Dequiana is the author of Know Your Business: How to Attract Ideal Clients & Sell More and runs the award-winning blog,

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