Nov. 2, 2015: Leadership commitment to strategic planning process in place.
Session #1: A Strategic Planning Conversation (with faculty and department representatives).
Round one: Emerging Trends
Purpose: To begin the strategic planning process by presenting faculty and department views.
Round two: Stakeholder analysis
Outcome: We have many stakeholders. We want to know "who will be our stakeholders in five to ten years."
Round three: Stakeholder Survey Design
A survey to elicit internal and external stakeholder interests and views was constructed.
Round four: Prior years strategic planning
Outcome: The strategies from our previous plan were assessed; they are similarly organized around teaching, research and service.
Round five: one-on-one interviews with committee members
Outcome: Agreement on engagement survey plans including investment categories, stakeholder list for survey, additional questions for internal survey and timing of internal and external surveys.
Round six: Narrowing themes and directions
Outcome: Finalize survey content and a list of survey respondents.
Round seven: Stakeholder survey results
Strategic Plan survey results released.
Session #2: Faculty-wide Strategic Planning session: goals and objectives.
September 2016: University of Alberta's Strategic Plan, "For the Public Good", is released.
Session #3: Faculty-wide Strategic Planning session: values and people objectives.
Session #4: Faculty-wide strategic plan rollout event.
Consultation concludes — implementation begins. … Stay tuned.