The research is stark; over 90% of strategic plans don’t get implemented. Why is this, and what can institutional leaders do to improve their chances for success?
Pat Sanaghan has led the design and implementation of strategic plans at more than 100 colleges and universities across the United States and Canada. During this one hour webcast, he’ll skip the theory and show you what actually works and how to ensure progress on your most important priorities.
Who Should Attend
If you are involved in setting or implementing the strategic plan for an institution, we encourage you to attend this webcast. Whether your role is president, executive cabinet member, dean, planning committee chair or member, an employee in the office of institutional effectiveness or planning, or another key leader on campus, you can benefit from this program.
After participating in this online training you will be able to use 11 tactics to better implement your strategic plan.
- Assigning responsibilities
- Building failure tolerance
- Celebrating small wins
- Leveraging middle management
- Sharing information about implementation
- Defining Lead and Lag measures
- Conversations, not presentations
- The role of the senior team
- Managing the 80/20
- Establishing planning assumptions
- Building trust through implementation
Pat Sanaghan, President, The Sanaghan Group
Dr. Sanaghan serves as the head of The Sanaghan Group, an organizational firm specializing in leadership development, executive coaching, strategic planning, and leadership transitions. Pat has worked with over 200 campuses and hundreds of organizations in the last twenty-five years. He has taught leadership to thousands of leaders in higher education, and helped over one hundred campuses conduct collaborative, transparent strategic planning processes. He is the co-author/author of six books, numerous articles, and several monographs in the fields of strategic planning, leadership, and change management. His most recent books include: Collaborative Leadership in Action and How to Actually Build an Exceptional Team. Dr. Sanaghan also serves as a board member of the College of Saint Benedict in St. Joseph, MN.