Most institutions are experiencing an accelerated pace of change. Therefore, managers and their departments must think ahead, determine priorities, and implement strategies to ensure their ongoing success. Strategic planning is a proactive way to identify a viable future direction for your department and develop a road map for getting there. You won’t be an expert in strategic planning by the end of this program, but you will leave with a good grasp of what strategic planning involves, including some basic methodologies and practical suggestions for using them. In this program participants will:

  • Understand what strategic planning is and how it can be useful for your department
  • Recognize key building blocks of a strategic plan
  • Review guidelines for conducting a SWOT analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats)
  • Discuss how to align departmental strategic planning efforts with the College’s new strategic plan

When:             Tues. March 31, 1:30—3:30 PM

Where:            Lafayette, SODA Center

Open to:         Supervisors and leaders

Presenters:     Sunny Bradford, Director, Learning & Org. Effectiveness & Evette Castillo Clark, Dean of Students

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