Which tools are available?
Tools for planning
A variety of tools are available that help planners to meet the challenges they are faced with. These are divided here into (see figure):
Tools are not defined clearly and consistently in literature about planning and management. Tools for analysing can also be subsumed under methods, for example.
In the context of the planning cycle illustrated in the last chapter we shall return to the tools in more detail. The next page will explain different ways in which planning may proceed (planning models).
Figure Overview of tools for planning.