WHY, WHAT, and HOW of Strategic Planning

Overview

The role of the supply chain is more important in healthcare than ever before due to the rising economic challenges that are faced today under healthcare reform.  The C-Suite is looking to the supply chain to address specific issues lead the way.  Demonstrate how your department can contribute to the hospital’s bottom line with a well thought out and expertly implemented strategic plan. 

This three-part on-demand series focuses on WHY strategic planning is important, WHAT a supply chain strategic plan should include, and HOW to implement a new supply chain strategic plan at your organization.

  • Strategic Planning 101: Why is a Strategic Plan Important?
  • Strategic Planning 201: How to Develop a Strategic Plan
  • Strategic Planning 301: Implementing a Strategic Plan

This content is also available as an eLearning course.

Learning Objectives

  • Strategic Planning 101: Why is a Strategic Plan Important?
    • Identify why a strategic plan is important.
    • Recognize the role of supply chain managers.
    • Discover what strategic plans should include.
    • Examine strategic plan models such as vision-based and issue-based strategic planning.
  • Strategic Planning 201: How to Develop a Strategic Plan
    • Examine the components of a Supply Chain Strategic Plan.
    • Differentiate between strategy and tactics.
    • Discuss the steps to undertake in strategic planning.
    • Identify the process of developing a Supply Chain Strategic Plan.
    • Recognize the elements/characteristics that make an effective plan.
    • Learn how to proceed with the development of each element. 
  • Strategic Planning 301: Implementing a Strategic Plan
    • Review components of a Supply Chain Strategic Plan.
    • Recognize the importance of presenting and selling the Supply Chain Strategic Plan.
    • Examine several case studies.
    • Prepare to implement a strategic plan.

Presenter: Beth Wieczorek, Regional Vice President, Medspeed

Presenter: Charlie Neikam, Vice President, Supply Chain Management, Inova Health System

Presenter: James Francis, Chair Supply Chain Management, Mayo Clinic

Presenter: Jamie Kowalski, FAHRMM, CEO, Jamie C. Kowalski Consulting, LLC

Presenter: John Gaida, Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Management, Texas Health Resources

Presenter: Thomas M. Lubotsky, Vice President Supply Chain, Allina Health

Member Price: Free | Non-Member Price: $297
CPE Credit: 3

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