Cornell Alumni Leadership ConferenceDiversity Leaders Session: Strategic Planning Presented by Liz Ngonzi, MMH ‘98 Founder / CEO, Amazing Taste, LLC Co-Vice Chair, Communications Committee - President’s Council of Cornell Women Follow me on @LizNgonzi
Learning Outcomes Understand barriers to your respective organizations’ strategic planning activities Identify areas in which your respective organizations can share best practices and challenges Apply strategic planning process to organizational activities Determine the tools necessary to address challenge areas
ChallengesWhat sorts of challenges does your organization face withrespect to strategic planning?
Pre-Work Results OverviewOrganization Bylaws Mission Board Budget Goals: Org. Statement Contact 2012- History 2013CAAA Yes Yes Yes No Yes YesCBAA Yes Yes Yes No Yes YesCKAA Yes Yes Yes No No Limited infoCLAA Yes Yes Yes No Yes Limited info.CNAAA No No Yes No No No(New)CUGALA Yes Yes Yes No Yes Limited info.
OpportunitiesFollow replicable process to facilitate planning activitiesModel best practicesIdentify common ground to collaborate with other organizationsLeverage resources available through Diversity Alumni Programs
Strategic Planning Process •Mission Statement•Programming Analysis Conduct •Guiding Principles / Values Environmental•Outreach Results Tracking Analysis •S.W.O.T. Analysis•Membership Survey•Budget Review Monitor, •Vision Develop Evaluate and Adjust Strategic Plan •Goals •Budget •Programming Develop •Project Plan / Tactical Plan •Outreach Implement Plan and Success Timeline Measures •Objectives •Metrics
ToolsPosted to Evernote Notebook:• How to Use Evernote Video• Samples from Cornell diversity organizations• Templates and samples from Amazing Taste, LLC• Resources from: – Cornell Diversity Alumni Programs – Nonprofit industry thought leaders
Bonus Each Cornell Diversity Alumni Organization is eligible for COMPLIMENTARYone-hour skype consultation with Liz Ngonzi