Introducing strategic planning

This section introduces the topic of strategy and the process of strategic planning. The rest of this website specialises in one particular aspect of strategy: strategic analysis of the external environment.

Here, we show where and how strategic analysis fits into the broader strategic planning process. We explore:

Why bother with strategy?

Your organisation is likely to be more successful if it is prepared for the coming years and has a clear sense of direction. Developing a strong strategy will help you to plan more effectively for the future. 

How we can help

NCVO Third Sector Foresight supports voluntary and community organisations with strategic planning by providing information, tools and advice on strategic analysis. We help you to understand your operating environment, to identify key trends that could affect your organisation, and then make informed decisions about how to respond.

Last updated at 17:54 Mon 12/Apr/10.