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Strategy Implementation: A Guide to Writing Vision, Mission, and Goals for Your Team

Strategy Implementation: A Guide to Writing Vision, Mission, and Goals for Your Team

View on May 29, 2024
Start time 2:00 pm (ET)


In the dynamic landscape of organizational success, the ability of a team to develop and plan its own strategy implementation is paramount. This course equips participants with a comprehensive understanding of the strategic planning process within the context of a team. The learning objectives outlined below guide participants through a journey that encompasses not only the theoretical aspects of strategic planning but also practical steps toward effective strategy implementation and communication.

Acknowledging the Benefits of a Team Having Its Own Strategy

The course begins by emphasizing the advantages of a team having its own strategic plan. It explores how a team-specific strategy aligns members toward a common goal, fostering a sense of unity and shared purpose. Participants delve into case studies and real-world examples to grasp the tangible benefits that emerge when a team takes ownership of its strategic direction. 

Assessing Your Team’s Readiness

Understanding that not all teams are at the same stage of readiness for strategic planning, the course provides a toolkit for participants to assess their team’s readiness. By examining factors such as team dynamics, communication channels, and organizational culture, participants gain insights into the unique challenges and opportunities present within their team, setting the stage for tailored strategic planning.

Garnering Tips to Ensure All Voices Are Heard

Effective strategic planning requires the inclusion of diverse perspectives within the team. The course dedicates a segment to strategies for ensuring that all team members have the opportunity to contribute their insights. It covers techniques for fostering an inclusive environment, facilitating open communication, and leveraging each team member’s strengths to enhance the strategic planning process.

Identifying the Characteristics of an Inspiring Team’s Vision and Mission Statement

A pivotal aspect of any strategic plan is the formulation of a compelling vision and mission statement. Participants learn to identify the key characteristics that make these statements inspiring and aligned with the team’s objectives. Through interactive exercises, they develop the skills to articulate a vision that motivates and a mission that serves as a guiding force for the team.

Setting Goals That Make Sense and Align to Your Organization

The course transitions into the practicalities of goal setting. Participants gain insights into aligning team goals with broader organizational objectives, ensuring synergy and coherence. Through case studies and hands-on activities, they develop proficiency in crafting SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Time-bound) goals that contribute directly to the team’s strategic success.

Considering Next Action Steps: Strategy Implementation and Communication

The final segment of the course focuses on translating strategic plans into actionable steps. Participants explore best practices for strategy implementation, covering aspects such as resource allocation, monitoring progress, and adapting to unforeseen challenges. Communication strategies are emphasized, ensuring that the team is well-informed and engaged throughout the execution phase.

In conclusion, this webinar provides a holistic and practical approach to team-based strategic planning. By addressing the outlined learning objectives, participants gain the knowledge and skills necessary to lead their teams toward a future defined by purpose, collaboration, and achievement.

This live event is free. A recording will be available after the event with an HRDQ-U Membership for Learning Professionals.

Attendees will learn

  • To acknowledge the benefits of a team having its own strategy.
  • How to assess your team’s readiness.
  • Tips to ensure all voices are heard.
  • How to identify the characteristics of an inspiring team’s vision and mission statement.
  • How to Set SMART(ER) goals which make sense and align to your organization.
  • How to sprint to you next action steps: implementation and communication.


Dr. Cara Graham Parker is President/CEO of C Parker Consulting, Inc. (CPC). CPC is located in Fredericksburg, Virginia and specializes in organizational development for small and mid-sized organizations. She and her team consult on strategic planning, organizational change and structure, facilitate leadership workshops, retreats, and leadership coaching for individuals and organizations. Clients include nonprofit organizations, associations, government, and corporations.


C Parker Consulting, Inc.
C Parker Consulting, Inc.

C Parker Consulting, Inc. (CPC), a woman-owned small business based in Northern Virginia, develops and delivers proven products and services that help corporate, government, and nonprofit leaders realize their potential through strategic planning, training/facilitation, coaching, and practical application.

Since 2007, our programs have helped clients in the United States Postal Service, law firms, utility, defense, and the healthcare industry create leaders who grow and thrive and organizations with meaningful, usable strategic plans.

CPC wants to see our clients excel. This optimism is summarized in our tagline: Perpetual Movement to Results.

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