Putting together a workable business plan

By Rebecca Hazeldine | 23 August 2017

Strategic planning in local government involves multiple objectives and is implemented not only locally but through national policy. The strategic objectives must be compliant with the statutory framework, sufficiently flexible to respond to unexpected events and must robustly deal with political pressure. In addition, elements are often highly visible, subject to robust scrutiny and the possibility of challenge.

An important step is translating your objectives and a funding strategy into a business plan that enables delivery and achieves the desired outcomes. The business plan should:

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