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2 Seminars: Strategic Planning: Getting Started & Strategic Plan in Action (SEATED/IN PERSON)

Wed 8:00 AM to 12:15 PM
Topic: Nonprofit

Strategic Planning: Getting Started Statistics confirm that implementing a strategic plan nearly DOUBLES a business’s chance of success! This session is designed to simplify the planning process and provide participants with actionable steps at all stages of strategic plan development. Funding for Good’s experts will highlight key components of a successful plan and will share a variety of strategies to effectively capture the voices of the board, staff, and community in the final product. This workshop offers a roadmap for non-profits who want an overview of strategic planning from start to finish as well as some practical tools to use along the way. Take-Aways • Understand primary functions and components of a multi-year strategic plan. • Determine who should participate in the strategic planning process and how to engage them. • Complete a basic SWOT analysis for your organization. • Draft a basic strategic plan to guide your organization through key phases of development. • Access a variety of free tools and templates to help your organization grow for good Strategic Plan in Action: How to Keep It Current and Relevant A strategic plan is only successful if an organization knows how to keep it current and relevant. This session is designed to help nonprofit leaders plan beyond the “document creation process.” Participants will learn to identify and overcome common barriers that stall strategic actions, implement practical strategies to keep the team engaged, and position the organization for on-going success. Funding for Good’s experts will deliver action-focused tips and tools to ensure planning and resources do not go to waste. This workshop is ideal for organizations needing to take an existing plan off the shelf and organizations ready to implement a new strategic plan. Take-Aways • Understand the most common traits of strategic plans that “fail.” • Develop strategies to keep your strategic plan current and relevant. • Determine how often your board and staff should review your strategic plan. • Access tools and templates to aid in the strategic plan review and reporting process

Speaker(s): Mandy Pearce with Funding For Good, Inc.

Pre-registration required. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.

Fee: No Cost

Phone: 828-726-3065


Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute Small Business Center
HUB Station Business Center
Training Room in the Business Center
143 Cedar Valley Road Hudson, NC 28638