These resources introduce common tools and steps in developing and communicating a strategic vision for a unit, illustrate examples of unit strategic plans, and describe collaborative processes used to create such plans. Examples illustrate general approaches. For Queens-specific resources, see the next section, Resources Specific to Queens.
SWOT Analysis on MindTools (very useful site for leadership and management topics)
SWOT Analysis and How to Develop It
Sample Department Strategic Plans showing collaborative thought process and analysis (outdated, but still useful to show the process used)
Public-Facing Current Department Strategic Plan with Goals, Objectives, and Leading Indicators
Drafting a Strategic Plan
How to Communicate Internally about Strategy (select and tailor ideas to a small academic environment)
How to Communicate Externally about Strategy
Quick Guide to Strategic Vision for Departments and Programs
Queens Strategic Framework
McColl School of Business 2027 Strategic Plan
McColl School of Business Strategic Planning Survey
CAFE Strategic Plan
These resources describe and illustrate how a unit can approach the process of large-scale curricular revision to address external contextual factors commonly identified through environmental scanning and SWOT analysis. Examples illustrate general approaches. For Queens-specific resources and requirements, see the next section, Resources Specific to Queens.
3-Phase Approach to Revising a Degree Program in a profession with clear externally imposed requirements
Process used for Revision of a Legacy Degree Program in a profession without clear externally imposed requirements