Successful Strategic Planning

Length: 1 day

Description: In successful organizations, strategic planning leads management in defining and achieving a vision that is ultimately linked to the customer. This course is based on a revolutionary systems thinking approach that will help individuals, teams, departments, and businesses of all sizes and types in a simple four-phase process to create and implement strategic planning successfully. It begins with defining the end goal or vision first and then focuses all activities toward that outcome.

Table Of Contents:
Part 1: Plan to Plan: The Educating and Organizing Step
Getting Started with Backwards Thinking
Today’s Business Climate
Benefits of Systems Thinking and Strategic Planning

Part 2: Developing a Strategic Plan/Document
Phase A: Creating Your Ideal Future
Phase B: Measuring Success: Ten or Fewer Outcomes
Phase C: Developing and Converting Strategies to Actions
Changes in Your Core Strategies

Part 3: Plan to Implement
Phase D: Implementing Change Successfully
The Leadership Steering Committee: The Key to Success
Annual Review and Update

Part 4: Facilitator Tips to Ensure Success
Facilitator Tips