Creating a Strategic Plan for Your Organization
Strategic planning is a systematic process in which organizations create a roadmap for their overarching goals and activities for the next three to five years. Creating a strategic vision helps organizations unite around what they would like to do, based on where they would like to go. The ability to plan strategically is a critically important organizational capacity for any institution involved in agricultural extension.
This three-part activity sheet series helps organizations develop their strategic plan. Part one provides an introduction to strategic planning; part two gives an overview of SWOT analyses and creating objectives, activities, and outputs; and part three provides steps to creating performance indicators and developing a framework.