Cousins & Associates, Inc. has mastered a systematic approach to Strategic Planning resulting in a common direction for an organization to focus on enthusiastically supporting the defined mission without compromising its values. A thorough, honest analysis of the organization's strengths and weaknesses becomes the foundation for evaluating options and selecting strategies consistent with the mission and vision. The process of establishing realistic goals and objectives is accomplished with full consideration for the organization's capacity for implementation. The Cousins & Associates strategic planning experience has been vital to customers struggling with productivity issues, preparing for a new venture, redefining department/division responsibilities and lines of authority, acquiring a new company and introducing new product lines.
Cousins & Associates has developed operational plans for a variety of clients. These have included Program Plans, Transition Plans, Implementation Plans, Training Plans, Commissioning Plans, Procedures, Continuity of Operations Plans, Project Plans, Quality Assurance Plans, Communication Plans, and many others.
All planning tasks follow the best practices of Project Management. A scope and requirements are developed, a schedule with review periods is planned, and the plans are delivered ready to implement. Follow-up activities include the identification of metrics to determine the success of the planning.