Example 1: Planning day
These tools are designed to help people working in smaller community organisations develop written policies and organisational manuals.
Strategic Planning at a Planning Day
In small community organisations strategic planning is often done at a Planning Day.
This is a suggested Agenda for the Planning Day to be held on .......
Introductions and expectations.
Everyone given the opportunity to name: What are you wanting from the day? What do you think are the most important issues to work on?
Story so far
An opportunity to review highlights of the past 3 to 5 years
The Picture Now
overview of current services and structures
Issues and Challenges
and exploring the major issues and challenges:
needs to be achieved? By when?
The processes at the planning day will include individual work, small group discussions and large group discussions so that everyone is able to participate on an equal footing.