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    development plan

    Hello.

    Branch network development plan.

    Is the meaning of this phrase clear?
    Wouldn't it better to say "development plan of branch network"?

    Thank you.

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    Re: development plan

    Could you use that in a sentence?

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    Re: development plan

    No. It is just a phrase. To be more precise, it is one of the company goals.

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    Re: development plan

    Quote Originally Posted by Ksenia View Post
    Branch network development plan.

    Is the meaning of this phrase clear?
    Wouldn't it better to say "development plan of branch network"?
    Quote Originally Posted by Ksenia View Post
    No. It is just a phrase. To be more precise, it is one of the company goals.
    Goals have to contain a verb. What is the company's goal that this line wants to express?
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: development plan

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    Goals have to contain a verb. What is the company's goal that this line wants to express?
    So, what noun should I use: aim, target, objective?
    It is going to be one of the slides in presentation.
    "Company's goals" is meant to te a title.
    "Development plan of branch network" is one of the company's goals.
    In this case may I just say "branch network development plan" (=we have a plan and strategy to open and develop new branches)?

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    Re: development plan

    Quote Originally Posted by Ksenia View Post
    So, what noun should I use: aim, target, objective?
    It is going to be one of the slides in presentation.
    "Company's goals" is meant to te a title.
    "Development plan of branch network" is one of the company's goals.
    In this case may I just say "branch network development plan" (=we have a plan and strategy to open and develop new branches)?
    Context is everything. Knowing that this is a slideshow presentation clarifies what you're looking for.

    Write Company Goals as the title. Here "Company" is an attributive noun modifying "goals". I think you mean to say that the company plans to create or implement a branch network development plan, or possibly both. If it's the first, a bullet-point version of the goal would be Create branch network development plan. Merely naming the plan doesn't tell the reader what the company intends to do with or about it; that's what a verb is for.
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    Re: development plan

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    Context is everything. Knowing that this is a slideshow presentation clarifies what you're looking for.

    Write Company Goalsas the title. Here "Company" is an attributive noun modifying "goals". I think you mean to say that the company plans to create or implement a branch network development plan, or possibly both. If it's the first, a bullet-point version of the goal would be Create branch network development plan. Merely naming the plan doesn't tell the reader what the company intends to do with or about it; that's what a verb is for.
    This plan is already exist. It just must come true.
    I tend to use "implement" instead of "create" in this case.
    Please advise.

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    Re: development plan

    Quote Originally Posted by Ksenia View Post
    This plan is already exists. It just must come true.
    I tend to think I should use "implement" instead of "create" in this case.
    Please advise.
    That's the right choice.
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    Re: development plan

    Quote Originally Posted by Ksenia View Post
    This plan is already exist. It just must come true.
    I tend to use "implement" instead of "create" in this case.
    Please advise.
    You already have the right word. You don't make a plan come true. You implement it.

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