Department Business Plan Template

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Department Business Plan Template

What is a Department Business Plan?

A department business plan outlines the focus areas, objectives, and projects of a team or department within a company. It is used to develop a roadmap to success and ensure that the team is working towards the same goals. It can also be used to track progress and measure the results of the team’s efforts.

What's included in this Department Business Plan template?


  • 3 focus areas
  • 6 objectives
  • 6 projects
  • 6 KPIs

Each focus area has its own objectives, projects, and KPIs to ensure that the strategy is comprehensive and effective.


Who is the Department Business Plan template for?

This department business plan template is for department heads and business leaders in all industries. It provides a framework to help create a plan for their department or team as well as a way to track their progress and results.

1. Define clear examples of your focus areas

Focus areas are the main topics that your team or department needs to address. Examples of focus areas could include improving internal communication, streamlining onboarding processes, or improving customer experience. These focus areas should be specific and measurable.

2. Think about the objectives that could fall under that focus area

Objectives are the goals that you want to achieve for each focus area. It is important to set measurable objectives for each focus area that you can track and measure. This will help you to determine if you are making progress towards the goals.

Examples of some objectives for the focus area of Improve Internal Communication could be: Increase Team Collaboration, and Improve Team Communication.

3. Set measurable targets (KPIs) to tackle the objective

Setting measurable targets, or Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), are important for each objective to help track progress. KPIs should have an initial value, a target value, and a unit. Examples of KPIs could include increasing team collaboration usage from 20% to 80%, or decreasing onboarding process time from 30 days to 15 days.

4. Implement related projects to achieve the KPIs

Projects, or actions, are the steps that need to be taken in order to achieve the KPIs. These could include increasing team meetings, automating onboarding processes, or increasing customer surveys. It is important to ensure that the projects are related to the objectives and KPIs.

5. Utilize Cascade Strategy Execution Platform to see faster results from your strategy

Cascade Strategy Execution platform helps teams or departments develop, track, and measure their business plans. Cascade makes it easy to collaborate, communicate, and execute on your strategy and see faster results from your efforts.

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