SMART

SMART is an objectives acronym that stands for:

Specific – use specific information, be clear and concise, pay attention to details

Measurable – use measurable factors to ensure that you can track the outcomes

Attainable – make sure that your objectives are possible to achieve, based on available resources

Realistic – ensure that the objectives are sensible and take into consideration data and trends

Timely – ensure that the objectives work to the timeframe necessary