Strategic planning is more process than goal, in that it sets the direction for moving towards something. Without a strategic framework, organizational activity can be scattered and piecemeal.
Strategies can be developed at the organizational, departmental or team level. I’ve even worked with individuals to develop their personal strategy.
Strategy is often neglected. A casualty of a busy work place. Started and never finished – or worse, finished and put on a shelf. Adding in a mix of groups or perspectives can feel terrifying in complexity.
A facilitated process reduces complexity, increases engagement and greatly reduces the chance of ‘on the shelf’ syndrome.
I design, lead, manage and/or facilitate strategic planning for your organization.
I will work with you to:
- Define your problem statement
- Get clear on your desired, end result
- Define your planning process
- Perform background research or discovery
- Develop the strategic plan document
- Design and facilitate discussions
- Deliver a final report
What’s in a plan?
Elements of a strategic plan may include (but are not limited to)
- Historical scan
- Market or stakeholder scan
- SWOT analysis
- Action planning
Tapping into creativity
My processes are designed to tap into creativity in order to generate thoughtful discussions and insightful dialogue. People have fun at my workshops and fun is an important part of serious work.
See my blog article ‘All fun is not superficial‘ for further insight.