Strategic Planning for Local Government Entities – Key to Successful Organizations
As 2020 thankfully comes to an end, the pandemic that has defined it and continues to dominate our world serves as an important reminder of how important it is for organizations to create or update their strategic plans. A community’s needs change over time and sometimes as in the present tense, very quickly. These changes bring about critical implications to the organization. Public leaders need to think about the threats and opportunities that these new situations present and how they can properly address them.
Strategic planning can take on many forms, but at its core, it is a process by which an organization anticipates and plans for its future, through goal setting. The plan serves as a roadmap and is used to prioritize actions and initiatives and the allocation of resources necessary to achieve them.
The Ohio Plan has helped our Members in the development or updating of their strategic plans and we have the resources and expertise to assist your organization as well. We help our members to:
Read a few testimonials from clients who have worked with us to create their strategic plans:
“The Ohio Plan staff met with township elected and staff officials to gather information, facilitate meetings and help guide the process for our new Township Strategic Plan. Throughout the process, the wealth of experience and professionalism was top notch and the cost to the Township was minimal compared to other facilitators/consultants we have used in the past. I would HIGHLY recommend the Ohio Plan for conducting a strategic plan for your entity or other assistance your community may need”
Steve Pegram, Township Administrator and Fire Chief, Goshen Township, Clermont County
“We have worked with the Ohio Plan staff, annually for the past three years on a number of important projects, including Council/Staff Strategic Planning Sessions. The results of the work completed with the Ohio Plan has led to historic changes to the City’s government structure and actions that will help ensure Deer Park’s long-term viability and sustainability”
BJ Jetter, Safety Service Director, City of Deer Park, Hamilton County
To learn more about how we can assist your organization to succeed in this complex world through effective strategic planning efforts and other consulting services, contact Ohio Plan Executive Director, Michael Hinnenkamp at (513) 906-6703 or at Michael.Hinnenkamp@ohioplan.com.