Time is saved because planning helps to: Determine whether the task should be attempted Work out the most effective way of reaching the target Prepare to overcome unexpected difficulties with adequate resources. Planning is beneficial because it allows the project team to: Take stock of the current position Identify precisely what is to be achieved Detail the who, what, when, where, why and how of achieving the target. Assess the impact of the plan on your organisation and the people within it, and on the outside world. Evaluate whether the effort, costs and implications of achieving the plan are worth the achievement. Consider the control mechanisms (for example reporting, quality or cost control) that are needed to achieve your plan and keep it on course
Innovation and Entrepreneurship @ ZPS
INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP ZHONGHUA PRIMARY SCHOOL
WE VALUE YOUR IDEAS In ZPS, every idea thought for the improvement of the school community holds the potential to be a good idea. It will usually trigger another better idea, which often leads to the best idea.
WE VALUE YOUR IDEAS Therefore, all ideas can come to the table... no idea is dismissed, and there is a freedom to critique, scrap, and improve the ideas.
WE VALUE YOUR IDEAS Thus, there are no bad ideas in ZPS. Every idea spurs dialogue, launches a discussion and generates thoughtful momentum.
DO YOU HAVE AN IDEA TOSOLVE SOMECHALLENGES IN ZPS?
Innovator input received Input discussed and categorised / validated Idea Feedback Feedback sent to the person-in- Go through IDEATE™ charge for further framework actions Envisage & Celebrate
IDENTIFY AND SHARE! Approach me, yours truly, Mohamed Saddiq, to share your idea or solution to a challenge or problem in school. You can also drop me an email or a simple note on my table… it’s that easy! We’ll then talk about it over coffee or tea.
SHARE AND COLLABORATE! We’ll become partners and start the adventure together. Through this collaboration, we shall try to make a difference and make ZPS a better home. Let’s make your idea or solution be realised through the following steps:
DESIGN AND PLAN Nothing helps move things along better than a good plan. Effective planning is vital to the success of implementing your idea or suggestion. Planning usually feels like a frustrating delay to action, but the process will saves time, resources, energy and people-power.
EXECUTE AND IMPLEMENT After careful planning, we will carry out the plan together. We can also do it with some friends and partners. There might be some teething problems in the initial stages, but together, we can overcome those challenges and learn from them.
ANALYSE AND MONITOR We shall check and monitor the implementation at various stages and study the results. This monitoring and review effort is to ensure that timely interventions, modifications or enhancements can made strategically and as seamlessly as possible.
TRIBUTE, REVIEW AND REFLECT At this stage, we will give tribute to key players in the implementation and learn from their experiences. Through this recognition and a process of reviewing and reflection, we will make any Here, the idea is endorsed and keyed into the system for necessary tweaks before records and submission to Cluster and HQ.implementing it on a larger scale.
ENVISAGE AND CELEBRATE We will then envisage the implemention and celebrate the idea on larger scale. At this stage, we will involve stakeholders affected by the implementation or changes, partners whose cooperation we need, and those who will benefit from the implementation.