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• • • • • • • • • • Icebreaker Welcome and Introductions Agenda Review What is Strategic Planning Types of Strategic Planning Planning to Plan Strategic Planning Process Strategic Planning Tools and Techniques Parking Lot Discussion/Evaluation
– Identify the various steps in the strategic planning process – Initiate and manage a strategic planning process – Determine appropriate tools for strategic planning – Understand strategies for evaluation – Initiate community support and involvement in the process – Develop communication strategies to promote the strategic planning process – Identify partners to be involved in strategic planning process – Participate in the strategic planning process (if applicable)
inclusive and participatory to allow for maximum stakeholder involvement and input. . government departments.What is Strategic Planning • Used by community groups. organizations and businesses to develop blueprint for action and change • the process should be community based.
objectives & strategies • Ensures effective use of resources • Provides base to measure progress • Develops consensus on future direction • Builds strong teams • Solves major problems .Benefits of Strategic Planning • Defines mission. vision & values • Establishes realistic goals.
Strategic Planning Exercise 1 • Introduce participants to strategic planning • Relate some experiences with strategic planning and any best practices .
Strategic Planning Exercise 2 • Explore and discuss various examples of planning .
Types of Planning • Types of planning – Strategic planning – Business planning – Project planning – Program planning – Municipal planning • Planning as a profession – Professional “planners” – Planning functions in other professions .
Strategic Planning Exercise 3 • To discuss how personality affects how groups work together to develop a strategic plan or any type of plan .
Strategic Planning Models • Type of organization usually dictates type of strategic planning – Non-profit • Likely focus on board development. fundraising. policies – For.Profit • Likely focus on profit and strategic directions . management.
Types of Strategic Planning • • • • • Basic Strategic Planning Issue-Based or Goals-Based Strategic Planning Alignment Model Scenario Planning Organic (or Self-Organizing) Planning .
Planning to Plan Exercise 4 • Discuss the planning phase of strategic planning by brainstorming some pre-requisites needed to undertake the strategic planning process .
Planning to Plan • Planning to plan requires: – Organizational readiness • Recognition of need to plan • Commitment to plan – Organizational commitment • Board and volunteer commitment • Staff commitment .
Planning to Plan – Organizational Capacity • Human resources – Staff – Volunteers – Board committees – Special/Standing committees • Financial resources – Identify budget – Determine resources • Time – Allocate organizational time – Determine realistic time lines .
Reasons for Strategic Planning – – – – – – – – – – Change Renewal Funding requirement Financial forecasting Mandate Build consensus Improve staff and board relations Develop ownership Build community support Other (discussion) .
Planning to Plan Exercise 5 • Why do you want to engage in strategic planning? .
identify funding sources – Strategic Planning Facilitator(s) » Identify a facilitator to lead the process – Strategic Planning Partners » Internal board and staff » External community groups/government departments/others . staff.Strategic Planning Process • Planning to Plan – Strategic Planning Team » Board. community volunteers – Strategic Planning Budget » Establish budget.
short statement that focuses on attention in one clear direction by stating purpose of the group’s uniqueness.Developing the Plan – Mission • Core purpose of your organization • Presented in a clear. .
Developing the Plan • Vision – What is your organization’s vision of excellence – Has to be realistic and not something impractical .
Developing the Plan • Values – What are the principles. standards. and actions considered worthwhile in the organization – Includes how people treat each other. how groups conduct business and what is most important to the organization .
Developing the Plan • Strategic Analysis – Environmental Scan • gathering of information that concerns the organization’s environments • analysis and interpretation of this information • application of this analyzed information in decision making .
Developing the Plan • Strategic Analysis – SWOT Analysis • Strengths – What are some internal positive things about your organization? – What does the community see as your strengths? • Weaknesses – What are some weaknesses in organization? – What does the community see as your weaknesses? .
Developing the Plan • Strategic Analysis – SWOT Analysis • Opportunities – What are some opportunities in your community or region? – What are some emerging trends? • Threats – What are some provincial or national issues facing the organization? – What are some technology issues that .
measurable results produced while implementing strategies. .Strategic Planning Process • Developing the Plan (continued) – Goals • Identify long-term outcomes to provide focus for the planning process – Strategies • Outline how you will achieve your goals – Objectives • Identify specific.
Strategic Planning Process • Goals and Objectives Should Be SMARTER – Specific – Measurable – Acceptable – Realistic – Timeframe – Extending – Rewarding .
established for implementation of the plan for implementation – Funding the plan • What is required to fund the goals in the plan .Strategic Planning Process • Developing the Plan (continued) – Implementation • Tasks – assigned to various board and staff responsible for specific items • Timelines .
Strategic Planning Process • Developing the Plan (continued) – Communicating the plan • How will you communicate the plan to stakeholders? – Monitoring and evaluation • Critical to plan’s success and credibility • Must be built into the plan • Critical for continuous improvement – Continuous improvement • focuses on improving customer satisfaction through continuous and incremental improvements to processes .
Strategic Planning Process Exercise 6 • Prepare a SWOT analysis as part of the strategic planning process .
Strategic Planning Process Exercise 7 – Discuss some tools and techniques to be used for strategic planning .
1000 participants) .Strategic Planning Tools & Techniques • Appreciative Inquiry – Effective for changing organizational culture – Based on 4-D model • Discover. Dream. Design and Destiny • Open Space Technology – new method for working effectively with large groups (10 .
Strategic Planning Tools & Techniques • Public Consultation – Involve public and stakeholders in your planning process – Achieve public consultation through • Interviews • Facilitated meetings • Open houses • Website discussion papers/surveys .
charts • Facilitated meeting with presentation on what you plan to do • Facilitated meeting on interim and final report .Strategic Planning Tools & Techniques • Public Meeting – Provides opportunity for input for all stakeholders through • Open house to review plans. maps.
Strategic Planning Tools & Techniques – Focus Groups • Provides opportunity to address specific issues • Provides opportunity for maximum participation • Provides maximum information in short period of time .
surveys (primary) – Literature review (secondary) .Strategic Planning Tools & Techniques • Website feedback – Online survey – Online discussion paper to generate comments • Surveys – Online survey – Community survey • Can be developed and administered locally • Can be conducted by firm specializing in surveys • Research – Focus groups.
Strategic Planning • Parking Lot • Summary • Evaluation .
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