Planning in today’s competitive environment is a critical skill that determines the overall success or failure of any business endeavor. A good plan requires a sound foundation based on customer, industry changes, and strategic outlook of the organization. Strategic planning is about setting priorities, making decisions and taking actions to meet goals. It is developing the plan that will guide the organization over a period of time with a focus on achieving long-term goals and a vision; it is the plan that enables for success of any strategic initiative.
Strategic planning provides a roadmap for success that outlines the steps the organization as a whole, a division, a department or a project team will take to achieve an overall goal or vision. During this interactive workshop, we will examine strategic planning tools and methodologies, their strengths, weaknesses and application to overall portfolio management.
This workshop was previously titled Strategic Planning Seminar.
As President of Abudi Consulting Group, LLC, a woman-owned small business, Gina Abudi utilizes her 25+ years of consulting, coaching and executive leadership experience to work closely with executives and Boards of Directors of mid- to large global organizations to lead and support strategic, transformational change initiatives. Her work is focused on coaching leaders on change, providing consulting services to drive successful change in organizations, and offering training programs related to leading and championing/supporting change.
Gina is the lead author of Best Practices for Managing BPI Projects: Six Simple Steps (J. Ross Publishing, 2015) and author of Implementing Positive Organizational Change: A Strategic Project Management Approach (J. Ross Publishing, 2017.) She is working on her next book with J Ross Publishing, The Profit Maximizing Culture: A Strategic Guide to Building your Organization’s Change Capabilities. (Exp. 2023.)
She received her MBA from Simmons University Graduate School of Management. She is an adjunct faculty member at UNH, Clark University and Tufts Medical School (School of Public Health.)