Strategic Plan Template

How to Write a Strategic Plan

Planning business objectives helps you step back and examine where your company is, where you want to go and how you’re going to get there. Get started on your strategic plan by downloading our strategic plan template below!

How to write a strategic plan - download the template

Key Elements of a Strategic Plan

Your strategic plan is the mutually agreed upon roadmap to accomplish your organizational vision. To create a successful plan, you need to adhere to a common set of values bound within a collective purpose.

In order to establish strategic goals, your plan needs to have clear, measurable objectives to establish buy-in from the majority of people working to achieve them.

There are seven basic elements of a strategic plan. While there can be much more included in the plan, these seven elements will help you get started.


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Learn more about the elements of a strategic plan with our downloadable Strategic Plan Template.

What's in the Guide

Elements of a Strategic Plan

Learn how to create a holistic plan that can inspire lasting change.

Structure Guide

Each element of a strategic plan works in tandem with the tactics and visions that drive it. Learn how each step of your plan balances one another.

Additional Resources

Examples of completed strategic plans to help inspire your planning and development.