Strategic Planning: The Journey To Future Success

In this three-day training, leaders will develop foundational knowledge of the elements of strategic planning. The first step is identifying the priorities, goals and objectives of your program and organization. We will examine useful tools to engage staff, clients and the community, and define the steps necessary to implement initiatives that improve services and outcomes for all stakeholders.

The training will use strategic planning to facilitate the identification of your organization’s:

  • Destination - Where do you want to go?
  • Starting line - Where are you right now?
  • Road map - How do you get there?
  • Pit stops - How will you know if you are progressing?

Learning Objectives

  • Assessing your organization
  • Defining your direction, mission and vision
  • Determining your core values
  • Conducting a strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT) analysis
  • Evaluating and prioritizing opportunities
  • Developing your goals and objectives
  • Identifying the actions necessary to achieve the goals/objectives
  • Assessing your actions
  • Organizing for future success

Learn from Expert Faculty

Your learning will be led by Glenn Basconcillo, who has more than 30 years of experience working in public and tribal social services policy and program development.

Learn more about the course in this short video from UC Davis Tribal program manager and Instructor Carl Rabun.

Collaborate with Your Peers

This training also provides a valuable opportunity to interact with other leaders who work with tribal clients and communities. Sharing experiences and resources with peers enriches the learning environment and enhances the knowledge and skills you’ll take back to your organization.

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