WEI's Strategic Planning program provides a forum for members responsible for their companies strategic plan to come together to discuss opportunities and threats, alternate business models, and tools and techniques for getting leadership to engage in strategic issues. This semiannual forum provides a collaborative space for members to share best practices and current issues and to gain an enhanced perspective of strategic issues around the region.
Directors and Sr. Managers responsible for Strategic Planning.
Member: $349 USD
Registration includes materials, hosted dinner on Tuesday, breakfast and lunch on Wednesday, and refreshments throughout the program.
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Welcome and Introductions
A welcome to the first Strategic Planning program followed by introductions. Attendees are encouraged to share their name, company overview, and general role within the organization.
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Strategic Planning External Analysis
We will discuss major industry trends, the challenges and opportunities that they present, and some the key changes in the industry with technology, policy/regulation, and customers.
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hosted Networking Dinner
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Hosted Breakfast at WEI
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Strategic Planning Internal Analysis
A look at different tools used, indicators/metrics, communication formats, management engagement challenges, deliverables, resources, and organizational structure.
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
A discussion around human development, culture shift, and best practices to engage employees in these important strategic issues.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Networking Lunch and Wrap Up Discussions