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Strategic Planning Workshop – Dartmouth
November 7, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Facilitated by Daren Okafo, Manager – Learning Programs – CSCNS, the Strategic Planning Workshop seeks to teach boards the key elements of Strategic Planning.
Building your organizations’ capacity to manage effective Strategic Planning can be a crucial element in adapting to sectoral and organizational change, and proactively organize your work in a purposeful way.
This hands-on workshop will provide a grounded overview of the Strategic Planning process, and provide some practical guidance on thinking through the various stages, from understanding the broader nonprofit strategic context, comprehending your own situational context (SWOT, SOAR, etc.), setting achievable priorities, and building efficient and broadly agreeable action and operational plans within your organization.
Daren Okafo – Manager – Learning Programs, CSCNS
Daren has 23 years of experience with non-profits and believes in the importance of adult education, community voice and participation in social policy formation and provision. He is passionate about adult literacy and promoting creativity in adult and community learning.
Daren has worked at Irish National Adult Literacy Agency as the Manager of Research & Innovations, and at Coady International Institute as the Technology & Innovations Coordinator. He currently volunteers with Social Justice Radio at CFXU in Antigonish. Daren holds a Masters in Adult Education from St. Francis Xavier University.
Daren’s personal motto is “Always look for ways to extend a helping hand, and always try to get better at it”.