Chapter 1: Basic Concept of Planning

When you study and understand this chapter, you will be able to:

                    Know what we mean by planning.

                    Be familiar with the nature of planning.

                    Know the necessity and importance of planning.

                    Understand and determine the main factors that affect the planning effectiveness level.

                    Distinguish and figure out the main steps to be followed in planning.

                    Acknowledge the planning subsystems.

                    Figure out the different types of plans.