Strategic planning ITSP


Creating and maintaining a strategy in order to align organisational actions, plans and resources with business objectives.

Guidance notes


Activities may include - but are not limited to...

  • iterating and reviewing strategic plans 
  • developing plans to drive forward and execute strategy
  • working with stakeholders to communicate and embed strategic management via objectives, accountabilities and progress monitoring 

Strategic planning: Level 7


Leads the definition, implementation, and communication of the organisation’s strategic management framework. Directs the creation and review of a strategy and plans to support the strategic requirements of the business.

Strategic planning: Level 6


Sets policies, standards, and guidelines for how the organisation conducts strategy development and planning. Leads and manages the creation or review of a strategy which meets the requirements of the business. Develops, communicates, implements and reviews the processes which embed strategic management in the operational management of the organisation.

Strategic planning: Level 5


Collates information and creates reports and insights to support strategy management processes. Ensures that all stakeholders adhere to the strategic management approach and timetables. Develops and communicates plans to drive forward the strategy. Contributes to the development of policies, standards and guidelines for strategy development and planning.