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Strategic Planning for Public Administrators

 

Analyze a model to achieve a critical level of strategic thinking in your team. Apply these tools to your own work, and identify next steps in developing an effective strategic plan.

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Strategic planning can be a powerful tool for organizations to make major decisions about their future activities. This workshop helps you strengthen your skills in using strategic planning as a reliable management tool.

It is more important than ever for public managers to become strategic thinkers. This workshop presents a model for achieving a critical level of strategic thinking in your team. Apply these tools to your own department, and identify next steps in developing an effective strategic plan.

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Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the strategic planning process and its essential components
  • Identify the levels of thinking/planning/acting in organizations - and assess your own effectiveness at using the right mix of planning
  • Demonstrate key elements of the strategic planning process: assessing the present reality, conducting an environmental scan, developing a vision of the future, defining key governing organizational values/beliefs, identifying strategic issues, developing action goals/plans, developing operational plans, and monitoring and revising the plan
  • Identify common obstacles to effectively operationalizing a strategic plan

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This program can be applied toward the:

Notes
Fee includes lunch.

To enroll after the registration deadline, contact Andrea Zweifel at 414-227-3174.

  Sessions  
Dates and locations to be announced.
Fee: $165
CEUs: 0.6
Email us with your interest, contact:
Shirley J. Bufford, Program Director, sbufford@uwm.edu, 414-227-3157
 

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Public Admin. Summer 2014
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