Management Center's Adaptive Planning: How To Develop & Adopt Strategy In Times Of Rapid Change
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EST)
In today’s rapidly shifting environment and challenging economic times, non-profits environment. Adaptive planning allows organizations to plan, but keep these plans relevant and easily adaptable and fluid. Adaptive planning borrows the best aspects of strategic planning and combines them with principles of adaptive leadership. Like strategic planning, adaptive planning involves gathering information to make informed decisions, but also builds in periodic monitoring of external factors so that an organization can alter strategy in response to change.
Topics to be discussed:
• Using adaptive planning vs. strategic planning
• Developing data-driven strategy
• Creating dashboards
• Monitoring progress when implementing strategy
• Adapting strategy according to changes in the external environment
Who should attend:
Executive directors/CEOs, senior staff, program staff and board members.
Deborah Flood and Molly Penn are principals of Penn Flood Consulting (the-consulting-collaborative.com), a group of consultants to non-profits and foundations. With 15 years experience working in the United States and internationally, Deborah helps clients develop strategies grounded in a solid understanding of their external environment and draw on their internal strengths to achieve goals. Molly specializes in strategic planning, organizational development, executive coaching, board development and fundraising. She has particular expertise in helping clients to think creatively and to make data-driven, strategic decisions.
When & Where
United Way of Westchester and Putnam
United Way’s mission is to advance the common good. With your help, we can create opportunities for a better life by focusing on: a quality education that leads to a better job, which provides the income that can support a family through retirement; and good health. Everything we do supports these building blocks for a better life – and that affects all of us.