Objectives Of A Strategic Planning Process

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Many organizations look for means to meet long term goals and look for ways of planning on how to meet these long term goals. One of the most commonly used methods of planning for these goals is the strategic planning process. The strategic planning process is a process that helps organizations define their business objectives and looks at internal/ external situations to strategize a plan on how to implement and keep the plan on track for the organization to strive and succeed. The strategic planning process is a multiply step process that helps an organization. There are eleven steps to the strategic planning processes that helps an organization prepare for the planning process to reviewing the process after it has been implemented to…show more content…
The strategic is a long and tedious process and an organization needs to take the time to prepare to the time and effort necessary to complete the strategic planning process. During the preparation to plan stage organizations can look at past planning methods, what worked and what didn’t, and what methods are available that may be beneficial to the organization. Organizations during this stage will determine how much and resources will be needed and dedicated to the process. Not only will an organization need to determine the time and resources needed but they will need to determine who is going to be part of the strategic planning process, will they use internal and external facilitators, or stick to internally only, or use external facilitators for the planning process. Once an organization has properly prepared for the strategic planning process and the organization is ready to move forward to the next stage in the process. The next stage in the planning process is a review and a revision of the organization’s vision, mission, values, and so on. During this stage of the process the organization will look at it’s current vision, mission, and values to determine do they meet and clearly define the mission and goals of the organization. Once a determination has been made on these areas, if the vision, mission, and values of the organization don’t match the direction and goals the organization is wanting to go; these will be revised and updated to better suit the
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