Operations Plans

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Operations Plan Outline from Pottawatomie County Executive Operations

Writing an Operations Plan

  • What is operations
  • Should operations be in a business plan?

Content of the Operations Plan

  • Business location
  • Should operations be in a business plan?
  • Operating facilities and equipment
  • Production and operating procedures
  • Purchasing procedures
  • Inventory management procedures
  • Quality control procedures
  • Customer service procedures
  • Organization structure
  • Management plan

Establishing a Web Presence

  • Web site hosts
  • Web site development
  • Selecting a domain name

Not all Operations plans need to be in written word form. A flowchart can be a powerful and easy way to communicate an operational process. The chart below shows a painting process. You can find the entire system at http://www.mntap.umn.edu/prevention/processflow.html

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