Keys to Successful Strategic Planning

Date and Time: March 01st, 2017 - 09:00 am to 04:00 pm Location: Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia - Jewish Community Services Building, 2100 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Registration for this course is closed. Please contact us on 215-991-3676 to inquire about any remaining spaces or to be placed on a waiting list.

Every nonprofit needs a good strategic plan to serve as a roadmap for change. This class will teach you how to create a living, constituent-driven strategic plan that is a critical management tool for your board and executive leadership. The class combines lecture, peer exchange and activities in this essential and often daunting subject, to get you started on the path to a good planning process. How-to topics include: gathering stakeholder data, developing a shared vision, prioritizing strategic goals and objectives, integrating your plan into daily operations and evaluation. Bring a copy and we’ll even review your current strategic plan.


Please note this class has a snow date of 3/30/2017. If we have to cancel this class due to weather it will be moved to this date but it will not necessarily be held at the same location.

Audience: Executive directors, board leaders, program staff.

Certificate Programs: Nonprofit Management

Event Location

Date: March 01st, 2017

Location: Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia

Address: Jewish Community Services Building 2100 Arch Street

Philadelphia, PA 19103

Member $129
Non-Member $159


  • John Kelley, Ph.D.

    John Kelley, Ph.D. has extensive experience at various levels in the nonprofit world.  At the social policy level, he headed the research division of the policy analysis firm Public/Private Ventures.  He founded and led Villanova University’s HOS Institute, devoted to training and program evaluation in the human services.  Subsequently, he was the founding leader of Villanova’s Office of Planning and Institutional Research. For three decades, he has worked collaboratively with The Nonprofit Center, serving on planning committees and as a consultant and instructor.  He also teaches strategic planning and program evaluation in Villanova’s  Master of Public Administration program.  He earned a