Strategic Planning 101 Open Enrollment Virtual Class


Course Time

1-4p ET


3 hours

Class Size

20 seats


Virtual ILT





Organizations of all types and sizes use strategic plans to become more successful and competitive. Strategic plans help to focus energy and resources on activities that align with the organization’s mission and vision. They help to increase efficiency and reduce costs; improve marketing efforts and organizational development; and manage risk and uncertainty by making the organization more responsive to a changing environment.

Learning to write a strategic plan provides you with a crucial management tool for focusing your team’s efforts on getting the right things done. By increasing your ability to help the organization achieve its goals, improving your strategic planning skills will also make you more valuable to your organization and improve your career prospects. This three hour-program offers workplace tips, exercises, practice activities, and more.

Key Topics:

  • Types of situations in which a strategic plan is most appropriate
  • The components that make up a strategic plan
  • Assembling your strategic planning team and identifying stakeholders
  • How to align strategies with the organization’s vision, mission and values
  • Assessing the current situation and the desired future state
  • Setting priorities and developing objectives to help your team focus its efforts
  • Formulating an action plan to help monitor progress

Participants Will Learn:

  • Recognize the difference between a strategic plan and other planning processes.
  • Identify the situations in which a strategic plan is most useful.
  • Understand the three phases in the strategic planning process.
  • Develop and implement strategies that will help you achieve long-term goals.


  • Basic desktop, laptop or tablet
  • Microphone and speakers or headset with microphone
  • Webcam (optional)

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