CHARTING THE COURSE
A plan is more than just a document. It is your navigation tool kit.
Not only will thinking through a business plan push you closer to your goals, but once complete, your team will have a document to guide them through both barriers and triumphs.
Thinking strategically about your company or department requires stepping away from the day to day and getting a clear view of how your organization is operating. Through strategic planning, you can analyze potential future scenarios, chart your course and identify the best way to achieve objectives.Our planning process takes into account the fact that your business acts like no other - and that your plan should also be distinctive.
Get to know your business
Analyze the current situation/review current plan
Identify business objectives
Define the future state
Generate financial analyses
Develop a strategy
Create tactics and timelines
Build the plan
Structure a measurement system
Design stakeholder communications
A business plan is a key strategic tool and requires more than just words on paper. The exercise is as important as the outcome. It doesn't have to be a 200 page document and can be tailored to the culture of your company. But it is a critical resource for launching your strategic and tactical activities.
Strategic planning activities can also be targeted for specific business scenarios, such as management transition, acquisitions, new product or service launch, or new market development.