Fundamentals of Strategic Planning
Strategic planning provides organizations with a sense of direction and outlines measurable goals. It also allows organizations to foresee their future and prepare accordingly. With a strong strategic plan, organizations can be proactive rather than merely reacting to situations as they arise. Being proactive allows organizations to keep up with the ever-changing trends in the market and always stay one step ahead of the competition.
This course examines the strategic planning process, the importance of vision statements, core values, and the importance of SWOT analysis. In this course, you will discover how to create effective strategic planning for your organization.
This Course Starts in:
All sessions are at the same time each week.
Strategic Planning Concepts
- December 7, 2021
- This session will focus on defining strategic planning and its importance. We will identify an organization’s vision and the negative impact of not creating a vision. In this session, we will explore the basic steps in strategic planning and identify the importance of choosing a good leader for the strategic planning team.
Core Values and SWOT Analysis
- December 14, 2021
- This session explores core values and how they guide you. We will examine the importance of a SWOT analysis in the strategic planning process. We will also analyze the process for validating the organization's strengths and weaknesses.
Creating a Strategic Plan
- December 21, 2021
- In this session, we will identify the importance of writing your goals, determine how to use SMART objectives to achieve your goals, and recognize the importance of monitoring and evaluating. Finally, we will explore the importance of reward and celebration in an organization.