Strategic Planning.

There is much nonsense written about Strategic Planning.

Strategic planning is a core skill of any good leader, as such developing and then implementing a strategic plan is the central task of all leaders, whether they are CEO at a leading global company or a business startup. However, there has been a growing and unfortunate tendency to equate strategic planning with buzz-words, financial goals and vision statements.

Whether launching a new product, fighting a war, or putting a man on the moon, the art of strategic planning and the development of a sound strategic plan is in a thorough understanding of the situation and then crafting an appropriate response.

Of course, developing a strategic plan is but part of the task, good leaders will build into their plan a structured communication process to launch the plan alongside an operational follow-up and regular review programme

At NorthCo we draw upon business, non-profit and military strategic planning experience to deliver structured, pragmatic Strategic Planning events and meetings.

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