Great Strategic Planning for Mission Impact participants will not only gain understanding of all the strategic planning guideposts in Principles and Practices for Nonprofit Excellence, but also they can expect to take away the following:
- The purpose and benefits of strategic planning
- Strategic planning process overview, timeline, and steps in effective planning
- Essential pre-planning strategies and tips
- Tools for designing an adaptable roadmap for plan implementation
This will be invaluable for people new to their position as board or staff member, and an excellent refresher for those who have participated in planning in the past. With this information, participants will know the basics of doing their own plan or can be proactive in working with a planning consultant.
- Great Strategic Planning for Mission Impact
- Principles and Practices: Planning
- Principles and Practices Checklist: Planning
- Sample Excel Template for Strategic Planning
- Books Suggested by Kelleen Zubick
Kelleen Zubick, MFA, has worked in senior positions at nonprofits and state agencies for 20 years. Prior to joining Share Our Strength Colorado as the State Director in late 2014, Kelleen was a founder/partner of Mission Spark, a management consulting group that partners with nonprofits, foundations and government agencies to build organizational capacity for social impact. In her roles as executive director, director of consulting, program director, and volunteer board member, Kelleen developed a track record of success in planning and management, resource development, developing and evaluating programming, and in building partnerships and coalitions. She was a founding member of the Rocky Mountain Nonprofit Consultants network and is currently part of the Denver Foundation’s community engagement leadership group. Her approach is collaborative and practical, with an emphasis on helping her clients accomplish tangible results. As a consultant and adept workshop presenter and facilitator, Kelleen has enjoyed working with nearly 200 nonprofit or philanthropic organizations in Colorado. She believes that organizations in the social sector are unique and uniquely adaptable to community need and conditions. She loves collaborating with the groups she works with to identify tailored strategies toward greater impact. In addition to the mission-driven work she loves, poetry and gardening keep her singing.
Seminar held April, 2015