[4-Part Series] Strategic Planning Toolkit

with
Mary Gladstone-Highland
  • Live Session
  • Series
From $499.00
  • July 12, 2022, 12:30 pm   EST
Training Includes:
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • All resources and training materials
  • This training is available as an on-demand recording.

Nonprofit leadership expert Mary Gladstone-Highland will lead your team through the step-by-step process to create a roadmap to your successful future. You will benefit from a toolkit of resources and examples to develop a sound, achievable, and measurable strategic plan.

What You'll Learn

  • How should you assess your nonprofit’s complex environment?
  • How can you harness the collective wisdom available in your organization?
  • What innovative paths forward show strong potential?
  • Where should you apply your focus when planning?
  • How can you create an actionable plan?
  • What should your narrative include?
When:
Tuesdays, July 12, 19, 26, and August 2, 2022; 12:30 PM Eastern
4 Sessions scheduled for 60 minutes including question and answer period.

Training Overview

Does your nonprofit have a strategic plan? Learn how to use planning to guarantee a strong future.

As the new fiscal year begins for many nonprofits, now is an excellent time to learn from resources and examples and create a strategic plan to craft your best path forward.

Your organization may need to develop an emergency fundraising strategy, outline a new program, redefine professional health, clarify recruitment processes, and take other steps to ensure a rosy future. You can get results, save time, and reduce costs by learning to run your own planning process.

  • How should you assess your nonprofit’s complex environment?
  • How can you harness the collective wisdom available in your organization?
  • What innovative paths forward show strong potential?
  • Where should you apply your focus when planning?
  • How can you create an actionable plan?
  • What should your narrative include?

[4-Part Series] Strategic Planning Toolkit

Part 1: Understanding Your Internal And External Environment

  • Strategic planning phases
  • How to solicit stakeholder input
  • The role of internal and external assessments
  • How to aggregate the data

Part  2: Innovating Potential Paths Forward

  • Understanding stakeholder recommendations
  • Brainstorming creative solutions to complex challenges
  • Narrowing the focus on action goals
  • Tips for meaningful group participation

Part 3: The Key To Effective Implementation

  • Why some strategic plans fail
  • How to create a detailed action plan
  • Tips for meaningful group participation
  • Ways to increase staff buy-in

Part 4: Evaluating And Communicating Success

  • Evaluation metrics and tools
  • Equitable evaluation practices
  • How to craft your success narrative
  • Ways to leverage communication

Who Should Attend?

  • Chief executives
  • Executive directors
  • Board members
  • Nonprofit counsel
  • Senior management
  • Financial staff
  • Managers
  • Development staff
  • Volunteer coordinators
  • Program directors

Expert Presenter

Mary Gladstone-Highland

  • Certified Nonprofit Professional
  • Fourteen years of experience leading organizations
  • Graduate of the Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs at Syracuse University
  • Master of Public Administration
  • Certificate in Advanced Study in Conflict and Collaboration
  • Certified Fund Raising Executive
  • Has raised over $3.4 million for numerous organizations over the past five years

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