Strategic Goal Setting and Planning
City or Department
Establish long-range goals (5-years) to be achieved and direction to be
taken to accomplish those goals. Come to a consensus on targets to be
achieved within a year and the actions needed to achieve each target.
Develop Skills to Lead a City or Department
Through personal interviews and departmental worksheets, gain background
on the city or department, learn about the operations, identify and discuss
a vision for the future and focus on key topics for the workshop.
Building Effective Teams
Governance, Executive or Management
Identify specific actions that will enhance effectiveness and teamwork.
Understand individuality and how to build the relationship between individuals
and working entities.
Involvement of Stakeholders
Facilitate a public forum where the City Manager and City Council invite
the public to get their input for the strategic planning process. The
Summit is generally done prior to establishing annual goals.
Annual Goal Setting for Elected Officials
Establish goals that are a guide for the future. Define the outcomes for
the community, the meaning to the citizens, and what challenges and opportunities
are created by each goal. Define the priority of importance and measures
(benchmarks) of success
Management or Employee Effectiveness
Evaluation and Development Program
Define roles and responsibilities for a framework for working together.
Develop action plans for enhanced effectiveness by establishing goals,
an action agenda and a mission statement.