September 13-16, 2020 I Wherever You Are

Implementing Quarterly Planning and RAPs To Take Your Work to a Higher Level

Track 3: Business Acumen
September 16, 2020
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Implementing Quarterly Planning and RAPs To Take Your Work to a Higher Level

Most departments plan their work annually, at most, and then stay in reactive mode and “firefight” throughout the year. These days, it’s more effective to plan 3-6 months ahead while connecting your work to goals that support a larger strategic vision. Planning quarterly and implementing RAPs (Review, Assess, Plan) will allow you to create momentum to Review your progress and lessons learned, Assess your results and the strength of your action plans, and Plan your goals and next steps. While quarterly planning and RAP’s take more time on the front end, they ultimately help you and your department accomplish the work that is most meaningful and provides the biggest ROI. Leave this session feeling capable of implementing the structure to build a bigger, more substantive body of work.

Objectives:

  • Learn the cadence of quarterly planning meetings and RAP’s.
  • Become familiar with what agenda topics to cover and the importance of including team development.
  • Understand how to incorporate reviewing lessons learned and celebrating the big and small wins.
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