Planning and Setting Objectives, Business Operations & Management, Running a Business

Operations & Management: Planning & Setting Objectives

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Course Description

Course Outline:

  • Applying Forecasting Principles 
  • Markov Analysis Forecasting Methods 
  • Turning Objectives (Ends) into Programs (Means) 
  • Identifying and Selecting from Alternative Routes to the Same Ends 
  • Using Teams and Quality Circles to Design Programs 
  • Using the Principles of CPM and PERT 
  • Applying Zero-base Budgeting to Programming 
  • Creating and Presenting a Program Budget 


Prerequisites: None

Duration: 3-5 hours

HRCI: HR (General) CEUs


5 PDCs
5 CEUs

SHRM: VTR is recognized by SHRM to offer SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP professional development credits (PDCs). This program is valid for 5 PDCs. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit

HRCI: VTR is a recognized provider of recertification credits. HR Certification Institute® preapproved this program for 5 credits toward aPHR™, PHR™, PHRca™, SPHR™, GPHR™, PHRi™, and SPHRi™ recertification.