Characteristics of Effective Plans Plan documents come in a variety of different design formats. Key components of plan documents along with agencies whose plan document represent effective presentation are cited.
* Organizational Goals Description of organization-wide goals supported by financial plan (see the City of Coral Springs’ Business Plan. Describes city’s organizational goals and their financial implications).
* Expenditure Projections Explanation of expenditure projections with supporting method and underlying assumptions (see the “City and School Expenditures” section of the City of Virginia Beach’s Budgetary Forecast. Forecast “Conclusion” follows, demonstrating how trends drawn from revenue and expenditure projections can be communicated).