Developing SMART Objectives

Scope of this Lesson Units

The scope of this lesson unit includes the work of determining objectives, applying the SMART Objectives tool and discusses "Management by Objectives", all part of the strategic planning process.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this lesson unit the student will be able to:

Related Lesson Units

The related lesson unit is Strategic Planning Processes and Tools.

Strategic Planning Process and Tools discusses discusses the process of determining what the organization should be doing and how to interpret high level organizational objectives into specific project outcomes.

Learning Plan

1. Read the Introduction Page.

2. Read the text web references. Web references are provided that will support your text reading and provide sector specific information.

3. View the PowerPoint Presentation, SMART Objectives.

4. Do the exercises on the exercise page.

5. Discuss the exercises in the Introductory Module Discussion Area.

It is anticipated that this lesson unit will take between 2 to 3 hours to complete.