Course Description

With working environments, technology, and even customers and industries constantly changing, employers are re-imagining how their businesses remotely serve customers, retain employees, achieve business goals, maintain the company culture, and in some instances, just survive in our dynamic world.

Now more than ever, strategic planning is vital to your organization’s ability to take advantage of changing economic and customer tides.

Help your organization by attending this workshop that will give you valuable tools to facilitate strategic planning initiatives and drive further success of your organization!

Learner Outcomes

  • You will learn how to explain the purposes and benefits of remote strategic planning to leaders and planners within your organization
  • Plan the necessary structures and processes to facilitate your organization's strategic planning session for maximum participation, collaboration, and engagement
  • Engage the expertise of senior leadership and subject matter experts to strengthen strategic thinking and discussion
  • Gain the buy-in and commitment of employees remotely within the organization to the planning and implementation process of the strategic planning session
  • Learn techniques in facilitation to virtually guide and support planners during strategic thinking and planning sessions
  • Learn how to assess key trends outside of your organization and define challenges facing your organization
  • Ensure teams’ plans are realistic for maximum effect and efficiency in their organization
  • Show teams how to develop an easy-to-reference Strategic Plan document that contains all of the most beneficial components needed in a plan
  • Explain how teams can customize the communication of their plan to each of their different groups of stakeholders
  • Ensure that their strategic planning remains relevant, realistic, and flexible for their organization


  • Drive positive change within your organization
  • Align daily and yearly activities with organizational goals and strategies
  • Learn valuable skills that could position you for advancement within your organization

Who Should Attend?

  • Executives, others in leadership positions, and strategic planners
  • Facilitators seeking to harness the potential of virtual collaboration
  • Individuals curious about the field of strategic planning
  • Volunteering and non-profit leaders and mentors


The content of this Outreach College course offering aligns with the SHRM BoCK. Outreach College is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®, and this program is valid for 7.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.


Applies Towards the Following Certificates or Series

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Section Title
Learn how to become a facilitator for virtual strategic planning
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1:00PM to 4:45PM
Sep 21, 2022 to Sep 22, 2022
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Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $519.00 Click here to get more information
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Section Notes

The course will be held via Zoom. Before joining a Zoom meeting on a computer or mobile device, you can download the Zoom app from the Zoom Download Center. Otherwise, you will be prompted to download and install Zoom when you click on the link, which will be provided to you prior to the online seminar. You will also receive a digit-number (Meeting ID), which is necessary to join the online course.

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