For the Final Project, you will develop a strategic plan for a new non-profit or existing government organization.
Creating an Organization (Week 3)
Create a new non-profit organization with a global presence or identify a government organization at the local, state, or national level that works with multiple stakeholders.
Develop and explain the organization’s mission, values, and strategic initiatives.
Identify organizational stakeholders and conduct a stakeholder analysis.
Analyzing Organizations (Week 5)
Conduct a SWOT or Appreciative Inquiry (AI) analysis.
Evaluate the organization from multiple sustainable perspectives, including financial considerations, positive community outcomes, and innovation.
Strategic Goals (Week 7)
Develop 2–3 short-term goals (1–4 years) for the organization. Identify challenges that might impact these goals and explain how the organization might overcome them.
Develop 2–3 long-term goals (15–20 years) for the organization. Identify long-term trends (i.e., social, political, demographic, economic, ecological, technological, etc.) that might impact these goals.
Explain why it is important to define short-term and long-term goals. Identify resources that you might use to help you define your organizational goals.
Final Paper (Week 10)
The Final Paper will include:
A 12- to 15-page paper (not including title page and reference list) that addresses steps 1–4 of the Final Project
Proper APA formatting, including the following in your paper:
A title page and running head
An introduction that states the purpose of the paper
Level 1 headings to define each part of the paper
A conclusion to synthesize the entire paper
A minimum of 10 scholarly sources to support your paper
In-text citations as appropriate
A reference list