Municipal Strategic Planning
By Tim Duhamel
Provides an understanding of how the strategic plan is linked through all municipal processes, resulting in how we do our daily work!
- Strategic plan – keystone document
- Municipal vision – achieved through staff
- Strategic planning value
- Strategic plan – 6 stages
- Key components of a strategic plan
- Public engagement and strategic planning to support the strategic planning exercise
- Leadership through strategic planning
- Linking budgeting and reporting processes to your strategic plan
- Strategic plan communication
PD Credits: 1.5
Updated: Mar 11, 2020
About the Author
Tim Duhamel is the founder and President of Bloom Centre of
He is a municipal veteran whose career has spanned over 21 years.
His passion is creating educational material and conducting lectures for municipal professionals. He has lectured as far away as Kiev, Ukraine for the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.
The Strategic plan is a keystone and leading document in any municipality. Learn about strategic planning value and how it can support the goals of all levels of the organization, the 6 stages, key components, public engagement and communication, and linking budgeting and reporting processes to your strategic plan.
Also covered, leadership through strategic planning and how leaders need to focus organizational actions on efforts that align with strategic plan priorities.
Learn the fundamentals behind the municipal strategic plan process
Municipal vision – achieved through staff – all municipal staff should have an awareness of the municipal strategic plan process
Learn about the value of a strategic plan and how it can support the goals of all levels of the organization
Learn how to turn goals into action items that enable the strategic vision
Strategic plan – 6 stages: analyze, prioritize, goals, objectives, implement, and monitor
Learn about the key components of a strategic plan, and what is essential to have in a strategic plan to create a strong foundation for achieving goals
Learn how linking budgeting and reporting processes to your strategic plan can be achieved and seamlessly integrated into your current processes
Tips for successfully communicating a strategic plan to staff and the public