519 – Weeks 4 & 5 Project
Complete the following assignments for weeks 4 & 5.
Please include your name, class number, and assignment number on your
paper. Follow APA formatting standards,
especially for citations and references.
Assignment: Explaining the
strategic planning process
Objectives and Outcomes
You will understand
the steps in the strategic planning process.
You will how a
sample organization could use the strategic planning process.
organization is a regional XYZ Credit Union/Bank that has multiple branches and
locations throughout the region.
banking and use of the Internet are the bank’s strengths, given limited its human
customer service department is the organization’s most critical business
organization wants to be in compliance with Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) and
IT security best practices regarding its employees.
organization wants to monitor and control use of the Internet by implementing
organization wants to eliminate personal use of organization-owned IT assets
organization wants to monitor and control use of the e-mail system by
implementing e-mail security controls.
organization wants to implement this policy for all the IT assets it owns and
to incorporate this policy review into an annual security awareness training
Page 75 of the book lists the 11 stages in the strategic planning process. Even though they are listed in the Roles and
Responsibilities section, it’s really an outline of the overall strategic
Provide a 1-2 paragraph
explanation of each stage. You need to explain the goal(s) of the stage
and how it fits into the whole strategic planning process. Include the inputs
and outputs of each stage.
the scenario above:
Summarize your recommendations for
this organization as they create a new IT Strategy. Include their potential benefits and costs
Describe how this organization
would use the strategic planning process to develop and maintain their
Your writing must be professional with proper
attention to formatting, spelling, grammar, and punctuation.