Learn a model to achieve a critical level of strategic thinking in all employees. Apply the tools to your own agency and identify next steps in creating strategic thinkers on your team. Goals of this session are to assist you in understanding the importance and process of strategic planning, how it differs from strategic thinking, and how to initiate a strategic planning process in your organization.
• Apply a strategic thinking framework to guide leaders and frontline employees in making strategic decisions and taking appropriate actions every day in response to challenges and opportunities.
• Discuss the levels of thinking, acting, and planning in organizations, what percent of time those attending this webinar spend at each level, and how to find the best percentage for each level.
• Identify the four stages for building a strategic plan.
• Examine common barriers to successfully implementing a strategic plan.