By Shannon Sage
Putting the Pieces of Strategy Development Together

Strategy development is the model by which organizations use to identify key components of the process when developing their strategic plan. The number of steps is not as important as what is accomplished so that everyone is on the same page implementing the plan and measuring progress.

The key points to focus on in strategy development are:

  • Setting expectations and determining outcomes
  • Assessing your current position
  • (re)Establish purpose and direction of the organization
  • Develop strategic priorities and goals
  • Align resources (people & financial)
  • Implementation
  • Ongoing review and evaluation

Below is an example of such strategy development: