Strategic plan for a new non-profit or existing government organization, Assignment Project help

Humanities

For this Assignment Project, you will develop a strategic plan for a new non-profit or existing government organization. As you finalize your Project, be sure to incorporate a well-developed strategic plan that can help support an organization in achieving its goals.

To complete, you will write a paper that addresses the following:

  1. Creating an Organization
    • Create a new non-profit organization with a global presence or identify a government organization at the local, state, or national level that works with multiple stakeholders.
    • Develop and explain the organization’s mission, values, and strategic initiatives.
    • Identify organizational stakeholders and conduct a stakeholder analysis.
  2. Analyzing Organizations 
    • Conduct a SWOT or Appreciative Inquiry (AI) analysis.
    • Evaluate the organization from multiple sustainable perspectives, including financial considerations, positive community outcomes, and innovation.
  3. Strategic Goals
    • Develop 2–3 short-term goals (1–4 years) for the organization. Identify challenges that might impact these goals and explain how the organization might overcome them.
    • Develop 2–3 long-term goals (15–20 years) for the organization. Identify long-term trends (i.e., social, political, demographic, economic, ecological, technological, etc.) that might impact these goals.
    • Explain why it is important to define short-term and long-term goals. Identify resources that you might use to help you define your organizational goals.
  4. Final Paper

    The Paper will include:

    • A 12- to 15-page paper (not including title page and reference list) that addresses steps 1–4 of the Final Project
    • Proper APA formatting, including the following in your paper:
      • A title page and running head
      • An introduction that states the purpose of the paper
      • Level 1 headings to define each part of the paper
      • A conclusion to synthesize the entire paper
      • A minimum of 10 scholarly sources to support your paper
      • In-text citations as appropriate
      • A reference list

You may use these resources for your reading and any other relevant ones you can find.

Readings

  • Bryson, J. M. (2011). Strategic planning for public and nonprofit organizations: A guide to strengthening and sustaining organizational achievement (4th ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
    • Chapter 12, “Getting Started With Strategic Planning” (pp. 383–401)

      This chapter provides guidelines for beginning the strategic planning process in public and non-profit organizations.

Media

  • Laureate Education (Producer). (2008e). Strategic planning: Future vision and implementation[Video file]. Baltimore, MD: Author.

Optional Resources

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