As committees change, a strategic plan should be one that is easily transferable from one committee to the next and is updated each year.
It is important that it reflects the vision of your club and meets with any strategic/master plans that your State Sporting Association or Local Government implements.
Many State Sporting Associations offer assistance for the development of a club’s strategic plan and it can be as simple a document as your club requires.
All clubs have a vision for the future, whether it be to increase their membership, provide new equipment, increase volunteers or provide new clubrooms or other associated infrastructure.
These are all elements that can be captured in a strategic plan over a 5 year or longer period along with how the club intends to address and implementStrategic Planning for sporting clubs or organisations is also:
BUT Strategic Planning is not:
A business plan is simply the strategy to achieve the ‘business’ objectives of the organisation.
A business plan prepared for the club will need to include evidence of potential income generation. The business plan should clearly identify all the important facts about the organisation, its history, the current financial position, the objectives
and the ‘business’ activities to be undertaken.
A club may undertake a business plan for a range of purposes. For example:
We respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Owners, the Whadjuk Noongar People as the Custodians of this land. We also pay respect to all Aboriginal community Elders, past, present and future who have and continue to reside in the area and have been an integral part of the history of this region.