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A strategic review is so much more than words on a piece of paper. It’s an activity where senior leaders in a business come together to determine the direction of the company in the future. Some businesses will do this annually, while others will do it more sporadically. Executed correctly, it can realign a business with its goals and pave the way to ultimate success.
Writers Who have crafted many strategic reviews for our clients. We produced a strategic review for the Rural Ambassador Award on behalf of Agriculture Shows Australia. We also helped research market and demographic trends in Double Bay for developer Fortis. Our experts contributed to the Wool 2030 strategic plan which consulted more than 800 woolgrowers.
Every strategic review will be different depending on the business and the demands of their industry and organisation. Items that a strategic review document could include;
A strategic review is a well-researched document that will share in-depth information about a business and where it’s going. Make sure to set aside a considerable amount of time to compile your research.
Ever heard of the abbreviation TLDR? It stands for too long, didn’t read. This is exactly what the executive summary will cover. Don’t be afraid to simply use bullet points to outline the top level findings and outcomes of the strategic review. You’ll go into more detail later.
This section outlines where the business is currently at. This will address the foundations including core values, a mission statement, as well as analysis on the wider industry and identity who the business’s main competitors are.
This is the section where we’ll expand on where the business is going into the future. Dreams and aspirations of the business will be determined in this section. How far off is the business from achieving these goals? This area of the plan will outline the path to success.
What does the business need to do to reach its goals? Understanding this will help finalise this section. Write out specific and measurable goals, objectives and a plan on how this will be executed.
Make sure to review your strategic review before submitting it. Is the company you’re writing for happy with the details you’ve included and is what you’ve written accurate to the strategic review outcomes set by senior leaders? Are all the facts correct?
Once you’re finished, double-check for typos or errors by reading it over one more time. Often our eyes become blind to errors in our own work. Hearing the words out loud can help you to check that everything reads okay and makes sense. Paste your copy into a text to speech generator to hear how it really sounds. https://www.naturalreaders.com/online/
Better yet, appoint an official editor or two to review the final copy before its publication.