Let’s face it, there is never enough money; therefore, it’s about setting your priorities.
· Calculate the cost to deliver the programs;
· Prioritize the initiatives;
· Start from the top and work down:
· Stop when you run out of money!
Typically, the mandate for the manager of a field unit would be to conduct a given number of inspections per year given the salary, benefit, and operations budget which would include equipment, supplies, travel, and an office space to call home.