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Strategy and Planning

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Find out about the strategy development process and how to do it well.

Definitions and views of strategy

Definition of strategy. Views from strategy experts and charity and non profit leaders on strategy development.

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Explanation of direction-setting, what it is and how to do it in your non profit or charitable organisation.

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Involving beneficiaries

Listening to and involving beneficiaries in strategy development.

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External environment analysis

Sustainability and the success of your non profit organisation will only be realised if you are aware of the forces and trends affecting your external environment.

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Internal environment analysis

Understanding how your organisation thinks and works is vital to improving performance and effectiveness.

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Developing strategic options

Choosing the right strategic options for your charity or non profit organisation, following your analysis.

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Implementing strategy

How to implement your strategy plan including how to involve people within its implementation and how to create strategy maps.

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Engaging hearts and minds in strategy

To implement your strategy, you need to engage and align people behind it.

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Future foresight

Takes you through the strategic analysis process of looking at your operating environment and identifying trends that could affect you.

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Types of structure

What to consider when choosing or changing your organisation's structure.

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