Our Strategy Development Process

The SBTDC uses a proven four-step process for developing and implementing strategies that reduce the planning time and increase opportunities for growth.

Gather Data & Information

What we doHelp you better understand what affects your organization

  • Internally
  • Externally

How we do it
Help you acquire and interpret data from:

  • Market & industry research
  • Financial analysis
  • Competitor analysis
  • Needs assessment

Develop Strategies

What we do
Help you develop effective management plans that:

  • Identify opportunities & threats
  • Capitalize on strengths
  • Minimize weaknesses

How we do it
Facilitate the creation of a plan that:

  • Incorporates data
  • Gauge the current situation
  • Checks assumptions
  • Determines key results

Deploy Strategies

What we do
Help turn strategies into actions that address:

  • Budgets
  • Steps to be taken
  • Timelines
  • Review of progress

How we do it
Facilitate the creation of relevant action plans that address:

  • Leadership
  • Communication
  • Motivation
  • Change

Evaluate Results

What we do
Help monitor performance over time comparing:

  • Actual measured results
  • Desired plan outcomes

How we do it
Help conduct and evaluate research from different perspectives:

  • Customers
  • Financial
  • Internal processes
  • Employees