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Keys To Developing a Successful Strategic Plan For Your Nonprofit

Keys To Developing a Successful Strategic Plan For Your Nonprofit

The course interweaves case examples and exercises to give participants a practical understanding of how to move their organization through the process of creating and operationalizing a strategic plan. Workshop participants will learn:

  • The value of developing a strategic plan
  • Ideal timing to launch and expected duration of the planning process
  • Who to include in the strategic planning process, how to engage them and key roles and responsibilities
  • The structure, time horizon and core elements of a strategic plan deliverable
  • Key phases in the strategic planning process and how to adapt them based on organizational needs
  • How to avoid common pitfalls organizations encounter in the strategic planning process
  • How to operationalize the strategic plan and communicate to stakeholders
  • How to bridge from a strategic plan into annual operating planning
  • Strategies to track progress during the strategic plan’s lifecycle

The session will include ample time for discussion and interactive exercises. Target Audience: This workshop is designed for nonprofit staff and board leaders who desire to fine-tune their organization’s current strategic planning process and/or are preparing to begin this process for their organization.

This workshop is facilitated by Jennifer Lobenhofer. As the principal at JSL Community Strategies, Lobenhofer guides mission-driven organizations in envisioning, planning, achieving, and measuring their greatest imaginable impact on the communities they serve.

The event is from 9 a.m. to Noon.

There is no fee for members, $55 fee for non-members.  

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Register by June 4

Sponsored By
Center For Nonprofit Leadership


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