ORL 4400 - Leading Strategic Planning in Organizations
Beginning with a clear mission, strategic planning is an iterative, dynamic process of translating the mission into a series of goals and outcomes in public, private and nonprofit organizations.The organization’s vision, values, mission and goals are the core of the process; strategic planning involves a series of options, understanding opportunities, evaluating risk, developing the plan and building in ethics, communication, implementation and evaluation. The strengths and limitations of rational planning processes are explored and strategies for coping with unintended consequences are developed.The role of the leader in this process will be discussed.
NOTE: This course is not offered this term. Please refer to the annual schedule for Leadership and Organizations to see the next time this course is offered.