Business operations planning analysts apply business expertise to improve military operations. Using analytical tools and techniques, these analysts make recommendations to leadership about management techniques that can help reduce waste and inefficiency. They study current operations and organizations, identify and analyze problems, and develop alternative solutions.
Business operations planning analysts normally work in offices, although they sometimes study work that occurs outdoors.
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Business Operations Planning Analysts in the Military
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Officers typically enter the Military after they have completed a four-year college degree; enlisted service members can transition to officer positions through a variety of pathways and earn a degree while serving. Business operations planning analysts may have an education in business, management, or finance. Job training for business operations planning analysts primarily consists of on-the-job learning in various training environments. Like other officers, they complete a comprehensive training program covering responsibilities, military structure and etiquette, traditions, and leadership development. Job-specific training content may include: Management engineering techniquesMethods of statistical analysisInternal review and analysis techniquesSystems analysis proceduresOrganizational planningUse of planning, programming, and budgeting systemsRead More
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