Our latest installment on court leader competencies is that of strategic planning. This competency truly draws on leadership skills. Not all of us can master full strategic planning actions. Things like operational pressures and priorities interfere. The time and effort needed to undertake strategic planning activities deter us.
Nevertheless, considering and embracing strategic planning concepts and actions can help a court leader improve court practices, think strategically, and move closer to actual strategic planning. Elements in this competency represent beneficial leadership methods: looking ahead for long-term priorities, obtaining trends information, and collaborating and communicating about court actions. As this competency notes – the goal is to achieve strategic thinking, strategic decision making, and strategic planning.
Enjoy reviewing this competency. The full competency can also be studied at https://nacmcore.org/competency/strategic-planning/.
The next posting here will further expand on court leadership and strategic planning.