Strategic Planning

Alice Parman works with board, staff, and stakeholders to create a succinct and doable strategic plan, geared to your resources and timeline.

Alice's strategic planning report includes:

  • Review of the mission and vision
  • Analysis of your organization's internal strengths and weaknesses, and external opportunities and threats (SWOT)
  • Critical issues, in priority order
  • Strategies for addressing critical issues
  • Action plan: objectives, key people, deadlines

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Meeting facilitation

As an experienced facilitator, Alice Parman can be helpful when your organization

  • convenes a board/staff planning retreat
  • faces a key decision or choice point
  • chooses to explore a collaboration, partnership, or merger with another organization
  • feels the need to envision alternative pathways or futures

Facilitation services include

  • advance meeting with key players to develop the agenda
  • half-day, full-day, or multiple day meetings
  • detailed, written meeting summary

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Managers, trustees, department heads, and other leaders sometimes need a sounding board. You are assured of

  • empathic listening
  • absolute confidentiality
  • alignment with your organization’s mission, vision, and goals
  • creative, realistic suggestions for alternative approaches to challenges or opportunities

Alice Parman can meet with you in person or by phone.

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