Planning as a Management Function

Week Two: Planning as a Management Function


Write a 1,050 to 1,400 word paper using the following criteria:

Imagine you are an executive for BP, and you are preparing a presentation for the board of directors about the organization’s direction.


Create a 12- to 15-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation, with speaker notes, in which you address the following:



Evaluate the planning function of management as it relates to the organization’s goals and strategies. Use steps in the planning process outlined in the text.


·       Analyze the influence that legal issues, ethics, and corporate social responsibility have had on management planning at BP. Provide at least one example for each.


·       Analyze at least three factors that influence the company’s strategic, tactical, operational, and contingency planning.


·       In addition to including speaker notes in your presentation,Format your speaker notes as an APA formatted paper.

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