Course: MPA 632E. Strategic Planning, Needs Assessment and Program Design (3)
Examines the critical interconnection among strategic goals and objectives, including community needs assessment, program design and evaluation to the organization’s mission. Students will gain knowledge of the strategic-planning process through an experiential approach that creates the mission, identifies long-range goals and develops objectives and action plans. Provides students exposure to the full cycle of organizational activities to examine organizational effectiveness by exploring approaches to community needs assessment and building a program and evaluation process based on the needs assessment.