The starting point for any initiative is determining how it aligns with the corporate strategy. No matter how small, you should be able to identify a tangible link from the initiative to the strategy. Unfortunately, many organizations strategies are not properly articulated so quite often large projects force the executive team to refresh their strategic direction.
With the purpose or mission identified, the strategic objectives can be developed and prioritized. From there it’s a logical yet often complex step to develop a plan of attack for each objective. This is where projects often arise as the chosen plan of attack to achieve these objectives.
Strategies & Solutions International have proven methodologies, tools and templates to help executives clarify their organizations strategic purpose, build strategic plans and manage the programs.
Here are some examples of our experiences in this area.