The Strategic Facilitator

Aligning Around Vision and Plans

 

 

 

     Who are you as an organization?

                            Where do you want to be?

                                              How will you get there?  

 

 

Description

The Strategic Facilitator is a highly participative course on how to facilitate a team, business unit, or organization through strategic planning. The process of strategic planning is one of clarifying why you exist as a group or organization, assessing your current situation, describing your desired future state, establishing the strategies that will propel you forward, and determining how you’ll know if you’ve succeeded. (Pre-requisite: See below, under Ideal For)

"Fantastic insights for anyone involved in or explicitly facilitating strategic plans, especially in organizations where there are many stakeholders." - SB, June 2013

"A useful and comprehensive learning opportunity facilitated by highly experienced professionals." --TH, June 2013

Learning Objectives

A competency of strategic leaders is to guide the direction-setting process for their organization or group. You will be able to:

"Great value and time well spent! The course content was timely and relevant. We worked through very practical applications and methods for how to facilitate an engaging strategic planning process. Everyone in our organization in a leadership role would benefit from this course."  – LL

 

Ideal For:

Meeting leaders seeking to facilitate productive, positive and aligning strategic planning meetings, change initiatives and strategy development, including executives, managers, department and team leaders, internal consultants and change agents. Note: The successful design and facilitation of strategic planning requires a solid understanding of the fundamentals of guiding groups through complex processes. Participants intending to lead strategic planning should either have: 1) completed The Confident Facilitator and The Agile Facilitator, or 2) be able to call upon a resource person with the required competencies to design/facilitate the process on their behalf.

 

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