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Assessing Organizational & Planning Skills

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Updated March, 2008

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Organizational and planning skills are essential for the long-term success of your business. Firms that possess human resources with exceptional skills have a long-term focus and are more likely to use their skills to take advantage of emerging opportunities.

How would you rate your organizational and planning skills? They help you focus on identifying project objectives, organizing information, developing action plans, implementing and evaluating plans, and paying attention to details. Use the questions below to assess your organizational and planning skills.

Assessing Organizational & Planning Skills


Don Hofstrand, retired extension value added agriculture specialist, agdm@iastate.edu