Nine Stages of Strategic Plan Facilitation

There are nine steps necessary for developing a nonprofit Strategic Plan.

Stage 1: Create the planning team.

Stage 2: Establish the relevant scenarios.

Stage 3: Develop or reaffirm the Vision and Mission.

Stage 4: Apply the SWOR Analysis filter.

Stage 5: Set strategies and reality checks against SWOR.

Stage 6: Develop Action Plans.

Stage 7: Filter actions against the scenarios to ensure robustness of actions under all scenarios

Stage 8: Implementation.

Stage 9: Measure implementation.