OL 665 Milestone One: Strategic Analysis
OL 665 Milestone One Guidelines and Rubric
Typically, a not-for-profit organization exists to provide a public benefit. Not-for-profit organizations exist across industries and are present in education, healthcare, development, and environmental work. To understand an organization, study its mission, history, and current position. This will help you understand its leadership practices, communication strategies, financial position, and ethical practices. This milestone provides you with the basic understanding you will need to move forward with your strategic analysis.
Develop a profile of the not-for-profit organization on which you will perform your strategic analysis.
Specifically, address the following critical elements:Introduction: Give the name of the not-for-profit organization you have chosen for your strategic analysis. Explain why you are interested in this particular not-for-profit organization and why you chose it for your final project.
Mission: Why does this not-for-profit organization exist? Whom does it serve? What is its formal mission statement?
History: Provide a history of the not-for-profit organization. Who founded the organization? How long has it existed? What are some milestones related to its growth?
Current Position: How many offices and locations does the not-for-profit organization have? Who are the people it serves? What cause does the organization support?
What to Submit
Submit a 2- to 3-page Microsoft Word document (not including the title page or references) with double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, one-inch margins, and APA formatting.