Presentation on theme: "Step 4: Strategy Implementation. Learning Objectives Understand the elements and benefits of developing an action plan Value the involvement of internal."— Presentation transcript:
Step 4: Strategy Implementation
Learning Objectives Understand the elements and benefits of developing an action plan Value the involvement of internal stakeholders at different levels in the development of an action plan
Strategy Implementation Developing an action plan Preparing financial plan Mobilizing resources Designing a monitoring and evaluation system Budgeting, Gantt chart
Action Plan Defined What Who How When Where What is the activity? Who is the person responsible for seeing that the activity is carried out? What resources are necessary? By what date should the activity be completed? Where will the activity take place?
Implementation of Strategy Entails… Building sector capacities to implement the strategy successfully Allocating sufficient resources Establishing strategy supportive policies
Implementation of Strategy Entails… Establishing best practices and programs for continuous improvement Installing support systems Creating a strategy-supportive culture Exerting strategic leadership
Developing an Action Plan Developing and sequencing activities Breaking strategic interventions into activities, and sequencing the interventions and activities Assigning responsibility Developing a time schedule
Developing an Action Plan Calculating and assigning needed resources Developing a financial plan Ensuring a comprehensive reporting & monitoring system Ensuring needed mid-course correction
Develop and Sequence Activities What Who What is the activity? Who is the person responsible for seeing that the activity is carried out?
Developing a Time Schedule – Gantt Chart Activities Responsible Party Create coordinating agency Director Health Services Design user fee operational guidelines Coordinating committee Train hospital managers re. user fee Coordinating committee Generate awareness Hospital managers and coordinating committee
Calculating and Assigning Needed Resources Identify resource requirements for each strategic intervention and activity –Information and technology –Personnel and training –Support resources: supplies, storage, vehicle –Facilities and equipment –Procedures: operational guidelines, administrative procedures
Developing a Financial Plan Determine required inputs Calculate cost of inputs Identify sources of revenue Prepare a 3-5 year plan and budget estimates
Ensuring a Sound Reporting & Monitoring System Constantly evaluate performance Monitor situation & decide how well things are going Make necessary adjustments
Ensuring Needed Mid- course Correction Corrective adjustments can entail –Altering long-term direction –Redefining the operations –Raising or lowering performance objectives –Modifying the strategy –Improving strategy execution
Implementation of a National-level Action Plan Coordinating agencies Action plans for national, subnational, and organizational levels Involvement of decision makers and implementers at all levels