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Plan Components

Last updated on August 9, 2005.

Strategic Plans will be developed for each of these organizations:

  • University of Illinois
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • University of Illinois at Springfield
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • University Administration
  • University of Illinois Alumni Association
  • University of Illinois Foundation
  • Schools, Colleges, and Major Administrative Units

Strategic Plans will utilize a framework that includes the following:

Section 1: Purpose

  • Mission
  • Vision (Aspirations)
  • Guiding Values
  • Mandates Impacting Unit

Section 2: Strategy

  • Statement of Strategic Intent
  • Environmental Assessment
  • Competitive/Benchmark Analysis
  • Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats (SWOT) analysis
  • Key Strategic Issues Facing the Organization
  • Strategic Goals and Thrusts (with a section on "stretch ideas")

Section 3: Resources Plan for Achieving Strategic Goals

  • Resources Needed:
  • Human
  • Financial
  • Physical/Capital
  • Other (e.g. technological)
  • Resource Procurement Strategy (e.g., reallocation, new funding)

Section 4: Monitoring/Evaluation of Plan Implementation and Results

  • Implementation Timetable with Milestones
  • Performance Metrics and Results

Questions or Comments?