Strategic planning is about taking a meticulous, honest, and thorough look at both:
Once you know who you are and where you stand, then you start to shape the future you want to create for your organization – a realistic future; however, this is not about a limiting future with a plan that simply projects the past – rather, this is about a visionary future.
And once you have created a vision for your organization – once you know where you want to see yourself in say three to five years from now – then you start to create a plan for getting there, deciding where to focus your organization’s resources: Workforce, time, money, etc.
Outcomes1. Situation Analysis
2. Onsite Input
3. SWOT Analysis
4. Strategic Issues and Priorities
5. Final Five Year Plan
6. Progress Indicators