Strategic Planning for Public Administrators

Strategic planning can be a powerful tool for organizations to make major decisions about their future activities. This workshop helps you strengthen your skills using strategic planning as a reliable management tool. Analyze a model to achieve a critical level of strategic thinking in your team, apply these tools to your own work, and identify next steps in developing an effective strategic plan.


Jeff Russell

Jeff Russell, co-director of Russell Consulting, Inc., specializes in helping organizations internationally achieve great performance while successfully responding to the challenges of change. With a focus on leadership, strategic thinking, leading change, and performance coaching, Jeff has worked with organizations ... read more

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the strategic planning process and its essential components
  • Identify the levels of thinking/planning/acting in organizations – and assess your own effectiveness at using the right mix of planning
  • Demonstrate key elements of the strategic planning process: assessing the present reality, conducting an environmental scan, developing a vision of the future, defining key governing organizational values/beliefs, identifying strategic issues, developing action goals/plans, developing operational plans, and monitoring and revising the plan
  • Identify common obstacles to effectively operationalizing a strategic plan

Dates and locations to be announced.