Accelerated Action Planning

Description: This training provides the process, templates, and tools to quickly organize a group or small team to develop a workable plan to accomplish a specific objective that has been already been approved in concept. Participants learn to energize and align a team toward a common goal in the time it takes to have a regular staff meeting. Includes all the practical details to ensure a successful project. This process is especially useful for small teams of 4 – 10 members who are planning a project within the next few days, weeks, or months. The process is perfect for planning either a project or an event. Projects should be tangible and specific. This might include an event, a work project, formation of a team, writing a report or developing a grant proposal.

Most useful for projects that are:

  • DOABLE – Tangible project or event. Possible to do given timeframe and resources.
  • DISCRETE – Separate and distinct. Can be considered individually.
  • DEFINED – There’s a general understanding of what needs to be done and the desired results.
  • DECIDED – There’s already consensus that this project or event should happen.

 

Outcomes:

  • Learn an accelerated eight-step, action planning process.
  • Receive an action planning tool for a small team to quickly develop a high-level plan.
  • Acquire tools to lead a fast and engaging planning session.

 

Benefits:

  • Produces a comprehensive high-level action plan in just two hours.
  • Creates a highly motivated team willing to take action.
  • Gets a team on board quickly to develop a plan to address an emergency or priority need.
  • Motivates the team to embrace the plan.
  • Enhances confidence in quickly attaining a successful plan.

 

Who Should Take this Course:

  • Those who need to work with or lead small groups to create effective organization plans
  • Community leaders
  • Team leaders
  • Managers
  • Local, state, and federal leaders and program managers
  • Facilitators and consultants

 

Course Length: Half Day

Prerequisite: None