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Strategic Planning

Strategic Planning provides ways to prioritize the most important work of HR for maximum implementation.  This section provides planning tools that help with prioritizing key work.

Being strategic about how and when we planned, with whom we consulted, and how we linked to the district goals helped to move us forward immeasurably.
–Shayne Spalten, Former Chief Human Resources Officer, Denver Public Schools


Road Map to Strategic Planning Visual pathway for implementing materials in this section
Strategic Planning Summary Overview powerpoint of this topic area
Planning – Best Practices Assessment Assessment tool based on key best practices in planning
HR/HC Improvement Planning Tool Planning process for HR/HC improvement
Impact Planning & Execution Model with Template Structure and template for planning
How To – Using a Playbook to Move Plans Forward Tool to explain how to use the playbook and template for planning
Sample Retention Plan & Playbook Example of a retention play with sample strategies
Priority Area Planning Document Planning tool to use in one HR priority area
ERS Talent Decision Planner Provides a set of resources from ERS on developing a calendar and plan for strategic decision making