Responsible for updating and communicating a strategic plan
Take the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats you developed earlier, review, prioritize and combine like terms.The SWOT analysis helps you ask, and answer, the following questions: “How do you….” *To access the worksheets under “Tools & Techniques” please refer to our Strategic Planning Kit for Dummies.Move at a pace that works best for you and your team and leverage this as a resource.For more of a deep dive look into each part of the planning phase, you will see a link to the detailed How-To Guide at the top of each phase.
It’s easy to read, easy to communicate, and easy to create.
Evaluate the options you’ve generated, and identify the ones that give the greatest benefit, and that best achieve the mission and vision of your organization.
Add these to the other strategic options that you’re considering. Once you have formulated your strategic objectives, you should translate them into goals and measures that can be clearly communicated to your planning team (team leaders and/or team members).
To assist you throughout your planning process, we have created a how-to guide on The Basics of Strategic Planning which will take you through the planning process step-by-step and keep you on track.
Having a good strategy dictates “how” you travel the road you have selected and effective execution makes sure you are checking in along the way.