Strategic Planning for Dummies

How to do organizations create good strategic plans?  The answer is simple…keep it simple.  Strategic plans should be living, breathing, flexible documents.  They should be a benefit to the organization, not a hindrance.  They should be reviewed regularly, and they should be changed.  They are intended to help you grow, not stiffle your organization.

Here is a great simple document that you can use to help you start creating a strategic plan: https://www.edmonton.ca/programs_services/documents/PDF/StrategicPlanningForDummies.pdf

Take-away:  After you have created your plan, place your goals in a public space.  This will allow your organization to easily view them, track them, and determine if you are making progress towards accomplishing them.

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