The client, a nonprofit focused on finding a cure for a specific type of cancer, needed to refresh and update its strategic plan in order to take into account a variety of internal and external chances that had taken place over the last year. The executive leadership team needed support to facilitate discussions and document results into a comprehensive 5-year plan.
Nonprofit organization focused on finding a cure for a specific type of blood-borne cancer.
The economic downturn affected charitable donations to this client significiantly, requiring the team to make tough choices about which investments to cancel or delay.
Archstone Consulting deployed its strategic planning methodology and toolset to jump-start the process of updating the client's strategic plan. Specific activities included: primary customer research (interviews), competitive benchmarking, SWOT analysis, executive team facilitation, and strategic plan assembly/finalization.
We completed a strategic plan and Board presentation which described the client's 5-year objectives and the primary strategies and tactics needed to achieve them. The plan was used by the client to make organization and operational changes that improved the company's alignment with its long term goals.