Encourage the Board to Think, Plan and Act Strategically (details)

Preview of Encourage the Board to Think, Plan and Act Strategically Topic

Our research shows:

“84% of NFP and government entity CEOs believe their boards interfere in operational issues which should be the domain of management. Only 23% of chairs or boards agree” and “84% of government and NFP boards don’t measure strategic outcomes (strategic KPIs). They only measure activities”.

Encourage the Board to Think, Plan and Act Strategically is about helping boards understand the importance of working at a strategic level and not spending an inordinate amount of time on the small details which should be left to management. It provides some tools to assist, including a tested and tried process for developing a robust 2-3 page strategic plan.

The topic looks at:

  • the meaning of “Strategy”
  • the board’s responsibility for Strategy
  • the strategic planning process
  • the board’s Strategy toolbox

You will also get:

  • a copy of the power points
  • a checklist so your board can see how it measures up

It’s a perfect topic for:

  • viewing before strategic planning exercises
  • setting the board’s agenda so the strategic comes first

What our subscribers say

“Encourage the Board to Think, Plan and Act Strategically included some great reminders to board members and some simple messages to help focus the board on the strategic document and measuring outcomes”. Catherine Schultz, Board Member, SYC

About the Presenter – Kate Costello

Governance Matters’ founder Kate Costello is widely recognised as an expert in advising corporate and not-for-profit clients on strategy, restructures, skilling programs and board evaluations that have enhanced company and board performances both at home and abroad. When not applying her mind to improving the world’s corporate governance practices, the University of Melbourne law graduate finds time to engage in her other passion of archaeology and its study of human behaviour through the ages.

Charity: $5 is set aside for the Jodi Lee Foundation each time a subscriber selects this topic.

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