Long-term goals are inherently strategic. This characteristic is why long-term goals shape the overall direction of the organization. It plays an important role in helping leaders to think differently about the organization
What Is A Long Range Plan?
A long-range plan is a set of goals (usually five to ten) that outlines the path for the future. When the long-range plan is in place, a strategic plan should be developed to define the objectives and actions necessary to achieve the goals spelled out in the long-range plan.
Steps For A Long Range Plan
Propose & select goals
Develop a Strategic Implementation Plan
Periodic Assessment and Update
Needs Assessment Instructions
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Needs Assessment Report
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