Strategic planning is critical to the success of any operation. Change is occurring at an unprecedented pace. Leaders of emergency management must be looking ahead, anticipating change, and developing a strategy to successfully navigate through the turbulence created by change.
From a macro perspective, the emergency management profession continues to change with global threats of terrorism, increase threats of natural disasters, enhanced media presence, and finally a decrease in funding availability.
At a micro view, the level of any agency, strategic planning provides the organization with purpose and direction. A good strategy will balance funding and productivity initiatives.
Seminole County Office of Emergency Management strongly believes in the development and tracking of strategic planning. Click here for the 2018-2019 Strategic Plan.