Operations Planning

Operation Planning – Where the Tyre Meets the Road!

While Business Strategy is not about operational planning, the operational efficiencies that planning delivers is essential to the effective implementation of your Business Strategy and to maximising the performance of your business.

Business operations are the ‘heart’ of your business – they are responsible for creating and delivering the value your business provides to your customers, which is why operational planning is so critical.

Operational Planning – The Key to Delivering Value

Operational planning requires many tasks, including:

  • Forecasting demand
  • Managing the supply chain
  • Managing capacity and production
  • Managing product and service quality
  • Managing operational risk
  • Managing non-routine projects

The Operational Planning Support You Need to Succeed!

At Fortitude, we take you through an operation planning process that effectively implements your Business Strategy, builds best practice operational efficiencies and places you on the pathway to success.

We do this by helping you:

  • Integrate your operational plans into a mutually reinforcing whole that extracts the synergies that your Business Strategy aims to create
  • Setting clear ‘SMART’ goals, performance metrics and accountabilities to ensure their effective implementation
  • Develop your project planning and implementation capabilities
  • Engage your team and manage change


Operational planning is where the ‘tyre meets the road’ and gives you traction. 

No matter how good your Business Strategy, failing to implement it in an operationally efficient and effective manner, puts your business and wealth at risk.

Superior performance will remain elusive!

If you would like to learn how Operational Planning can help you deliver efficiencies and execute your Business Strategy, give Grant at Fortitude Business Consulting a call today on 1300 551 040.

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