Responsible for updating and communicating a strategic plan
Most of the information in that book applies to for-profits, as well. - - - Some Basic Descriptions of Strategic Planning -- and a Comparison to Business Planning - - - Some Different Models of Strategic Planning - - - For-Profit Versus Nonprofit Strategic Planning Benefits of Strategic Planning When Should Strategic Planning Be Done? Always First Do "Plan for a Plan" Strategic Analyses - - - Taking Wide Look Around the Outside of Organization (Opportunities and Threats) - - - Looking Around Inside the Organization (Strengths and Weaknesses) Setting Strategic Direction - - - Strategizing (identifying goals and methods to achieve them) - - - - - - Understanding Strategy and Strategic Thinking - - - - - - Do a SWOT Analysis of Results of Looking Outside and Inside the Organization?Various Overviews of Strategic Planning Process - - - Samples of Plans Boards and Strategic Planning Preparation for Strategic Planning - - - Guidelines to Keep Perspective During Planning - - - Useful Skills to Have When Planning - - - Need Consultant or Facilitator to Help You With Planning? - - - - - - Other Guidelines to Identify Strategic Goals and Methods/Strategies to Achieve Goals - - - - - - - - - Consider Your Business Model (For-Profit and Nonprofit) - - - - - - - - - Evaluate Your Strategies - - - Developing/Updating Mission Statement (the purpose of the organization) - - - Developing/Updating Vision Statement (depiction of future state of organization and customers) - - - Developing/Updating Values Statement (overall priorities in how organization operates) Action Planning (Objectives, Responsibilities and Deadlines) Writing and Communicating the Plan Implementing, Monitoring, Evaluating and Deviating from the Plan -- and Managing Change - - - How Do We Ensure Implementation of Our New Plan?
There are a variety of perspectives, models and approaches used in strategic planning.
The way that a strategic plan is developed depends on the nature of the organization's leadership, culture of the organization, complexity of the organization's environment, size of the organization, expertise of planners, etc.