Introduction to Strategic Business Planning

This session will cover the fundamentals of Project Management allowing participants to gain an understanding of the key skills and tools required for an effective project manager. There will also be opportunities to discuss, share and learn from your experiences and ask the trainer for advice relevant to your specific roles.

Course overview

The course will explore:

• How to define the core elements of a strategic plan including vision and mission.
• The roles and responsibilities of the project manager.
• Internal and external analyses to assess the organisation strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.
• How to identify external trends.
• Setting SMART objectives.
• How to set a monitoring and evaluation framework.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the session participants will:
• Understand the principles of Strategic Business Planning.
• Be confident in developing a Strategic Business Plan for an organisation, in consultation with key stakeholders.
• Have the ability to set a realistic timetable for a process and to keep to a timeframe. 

Based on the National Occupational Standards for Management & Leadership.

Somanah Achadoo has developed and successfully delivered a range of courses whilst working at Voluntary Action Camden (VAC) and as a self-employed Management Consultant/Project Manager. He has delivered accredited courses in partnership with education providers such as universities and FE colleges as well as not-for-profit organisations. Non-accredited courses have also been designed and delivered to staff, trustees and volunteers working in both statutory and the voluntary & community/ charity/ not-for-profit sector. Some courses were commissioned by local authorities and others by charities, and some were developed due to the need of the sector and were self-funded by the learners with match funding from Skills Funding Agency.


June 27th, 2024 from 12:45 AM to  4:00 PM
Hackney CVS - The Adiaha Antigha Centre
24-30 Dalston Lane
Hackney, LON E8 3AZ
United Kingdom
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Phone: 02079231962
Event Fee(s)
Event fees
HCVS member - Micro (less than 10K) £20.00
HCVS member - Small (less than 100K) £40.00
HCVS member - Medium (less than 500K) £60.00
HCVS member - Large (Over 500K) £75.00
Members of THCVS, Redbridge CVS, Voluntary Action Islington £40.00
Non-member of HCVS £75.00