This lesson—Strategic Planning Issues—is highly recommended for Students studying "Business Strategy" on the BTEC HND business programme. Students would learn a range of issues involved in Strategic Planning, notably:
• The role of planning in achieving the strategic goals of an organisation.
• The roles of top managers, frontline managers, employees and other stakeholders in the strategic planning process.
• The impact of planning on managers.
• Understand various approaches to planning: formal and informal planning; top-down and bottom-up planning; and behavioural approaches.