Locate a strategic planning best practice, tool, or example plan from an existing governmental agency.
Identify and describe your choice, and support why you feel that your choice is exemplary.
What do you think are the potential impediments to a cooperative strategic planning process within one organization? Explain.
Should elected officials participate in the actual strategic planning process? Why or why not?
How would you promote your completed strategic plan so that your organization would benefit from the plan? Explain.
What would your approach be toward the private sector and the nongovernmental sector to engage them in the strategic planning process? Explain.
Create the framework and preparation for a homeland security or emergency management strategic plan for your agency at the local level of government. Start with the idea that there is no previous work on this project and that you are the first person to approach such an idea.
Complete the following:
Address the following in 900–1,200 words:
Develop a timeline that includes the who, what, where, and how of the process.
Include the critical components, such as the following:
Who will be involved in the process (not by name but by function)
An assessment of the environment, goals, and objectives of the plan.
Create a mission or vision for your plan.
The intent of this project is to identify the planning that you would take to initiate a strategic planning process, not to create the plan itself.
Include 3 possible impediments to your process and your potential solutions to these impediments.
Defend your position and your choice of organization for your strategic plan.
Be sure to reference all of your sources using APA style.