However, a well-crafted strategic plan is not created in a vacuum. An FCD professional will work closely with the staff and volunteer leadership of your organization to ensure that the Strategic Plan reflects input from a broad range of corporate and community leaders. The by-product of such involvement is a strong sense of ownership for the plan and a high level of confidence that each aspect of the challenges facing your community is adequately addressed.
FCD professionals will facilitate and lead a series of half-day meetings with participants and temper the outcome with years of experience with similar organizations and initiatives in other communities throughout the Southeast.
The “product” of the planning process is a carefully crafted, cohesive document that includes: