Strategic Planning ABC's - Alignment, Board Engagement, Clarity

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Through this half-day workshop, develop a concrete understanding of the fundamentals of strategic planning.

A strategic plan provides high-level direction and ensures effective board governance for an organization.

Learn why having a strategic plan is important to your organization and how this can be achieved.

This workshop focuses on the importance of a strategic plan and outlines its components.

Workshop Details

Date & Time: December 12, 2019 l 5:00 pm-8:30 pm
Location: 1183 Melville Street, Downtown Vancouver
Cost: Member - 
$95, Non-Member - $110

Workshop Benefits
  • Participants with a current strategic plan will be able to evaluate the strengths of what they currently have in place and how to evolve it further.
  • Participants new to strategic planning will be able to start the preparation and development of a strategic plan for their organization.
Learning Outcomes

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Define the role of the board and the role of management in preparing for and developing a strategic plan
  • Evaluate the differences between a strategic plan and an operational plan
  • Outline different types of environmental scans and their role in effective preparation for strategic planning
  • Decribe the five components of a strategic plan for your organization: Vision, mission, success, strategic goals and values

The Importance of a Strategic Plan in Aligning People to Mission

  • To provide high-level, future-looking direction for everyone in the organization
  • To align ALL of the people in the organization (board, staff and knowledge philanthropists) to the mission of the organization

The Leadership Ladder

  • The big picture – these are all the levels involved in aligning people to mission
  • Examine which parts are board-led and which are staff-led
  • Some of these are part of the strategic plan, some part of the operational plan

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Date: December 12, 2019 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm
1183 Melville Street
Vancouver, BC V6E2X5
City of Vancouver


Charles Lee

Charles brings a unique perspective to capacity building and system transformation generated from 15 years of analysis, solutions design and change leadership experience from the engineering research and development sector. With a keen interest in social learning and collaboration, his approach is underpinned by principles of community, collective growth and co-action. Charles supports teams and organizations through change, designs and facilitates strategic processes, and helps stakeholders build capacity for effective action and learning. He holds a B.A.Sc. in Engineering Physics and a M.A.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of British Columbia.

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Vancouver, BC V6E 2X5


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