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Strategic Planning Template in PDF also now available in MS Word (Zip file)
Developing your strategy based on a comprehensive analysis of your internal, industry and macro environments has never been easier. Today we are giving away our proven strategic planning template in MS word or PDF free of charge to help you to bring structure to your strategic thinking.
The template is quick and easy to use for teams and complex enough for corporate analysts to use.
Starting with an analysis of your existing vision and mission this template will guide you through your internal analysis, your industry analysis and your macro environment analysis.
As an added bonus we have included a financial analysis template and SWOT section to allow you to easily summarise your analysis on one page.
Finally you will general some strategic options and make a choice and develop an action plan all in one expertly prepared template.
We have provided the framework all you need to do tailor the template to suite your organisation or industry it’s that simple!
You will find that almost all organizations will develop their business plans their own way, based on the individual preferences of the organization's managers, some people will write incredibly long documents while others will be concise and will fit their analysis on a single page
Good leaders keep their plans short and concise, whilst there maybe a long analysis documented somewhere they only summarise this analysis in their strategic plan, Why?
The shorter your strategic planning document the easier it will be to communicate your strategy.
People who have long strategic planning documents tend to produce the document on a semi annual basis and they leave their analysis in the final document.
Whilst we provide you with a document template to guide your analysis, you should ideally be scanning the external environments constantly looking for changes.
In reality, not too many people will read your analysis section, some people will argue that it needs to be there, others will argue it does not need to be there. The final product is up to you and what will work in your organisation.
If you are new to an industry and keen to elarn about that industry then complete an industry analysis, Porters five forces, to learn about the forces at work in your new industry.
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