Intro to Strategic Planning
20

Thursday, 20 June

6:30 8:30 pm EDT

GA D.C.

509 7th Street NW, 3rd Floor
Washington, D.C. 20004
$45 USD
Regular Ticket
$45 USD
Total
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Questions? Read our FAQs

Intro to Strategic Planning

Shaun Loria Photo


Senior Instructor Manager, General Assembly

20

Thursday, 20 June

6:30 8:30 pm EDT

GA D.C.

509 7th Street NW, 3rd Floor
Washington, D.C. 20004
$45 USD
Regular Ticket
$45 USD
Total
`

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Workshop

Learn the keys to creating and communicating a strategic plan. During our introductory class, explore how Directors, CEOs, and Strategy Leads create a vision, form initiatives, and plan for uncertainty. You’ll learn what a strategic plan can accomplish, how to create one, and how you can guide an organization to greater results. This class will empower you with tools, techniques and best practices to create, enhance, and communicate your strategy.

Chart your own career path. Pick up where this workshop leaves off. Enhance your professional skill set in our part-time Product Management or Data Science courses.

Takeaways

  • Gain an understanding of the strategic planning process, specific to your organization’s size and risk appetite
  • Creating a strategic plan template and roadmap for execution
  • Identify cycles and events that trigger a strategic plan refresh
  • Learn how to communicate a strategy that empowers everyone in an organization to drive your future success

Preparation

This workshop is perfect for entrepreneurs and anyone looking to better understand organizational strategy and vision. No prior experience or knowledge is required, but we recommend reviewing a few articles before class: Strategy Needs Creativity, Impressions on ‘Strategy : A History’ by Lawrence Freedman, Strategic Planning for Nonprofits, The Parliament: Strategic Thinking Framework from the British Special Forces.

All participants must bring their own laptop to class, a strategic plan draft is optional.

About the Instructor

Shaun Loria Photo

Senior Instructor Manager,
General Assembly

Shaun Loria is an educator and entrepreneur. Before joining General Assembly, he worked as a teacher and program director through Teach For America. He founded a nonprofit (Extraordinary Institute) and is a published author.
He was also worked as a technology consulting and co-founded Mark Labs, an artificial intelligence for social impact startup. In addition to supporting instructors across various locations, Shaun serves on the Board for Extraordinary Institute. In his spare time, he leads a book club, writes, and plans his next camping trip.

Refund Policy

We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.

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