A few examples of SMART goals and objectives include increasing revenue by a specific amount, increasing the number of clients and training employees at a particular task. SMART is an acronym that describes a management-enhancement system, standing for specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and timely goals.
Increasing revenue, number of clients or training employees meets one or more characteristics of the SMART system. Increasing revenue and the number of clients by a predetermined amount are both specific goals that can be measured to gauge the success in achieving them. Training employees at using a new a software program is an achievable goal that is also specific and can be evaluated regarding its success.