Friday, January 24, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST
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Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce 
2 State Street
Auburn, NY 13021

Driving Directions 


Jessica Wrench 
Finger Lakes Grant Information Center 

Strategic Thinking and Planning Workshop 

Effective strategy is critical to organizations. It provides forward-looking direction, guides key decisions, defines goals, and provides structure for evaluating progress.

With these benefits in mind, how do you get started?

This session provides a framework for an effective process for strategic thinking, decision making, and planning that will help position your organization for success.

Attendees will learn:

 How to differentiate strategic thinking, decision making, and planning
 How to understand the impact of the external environment
 How to clarify strategic priorities for easier decision making
 Tool and techniques to translate strategy into tangible actions and results
 How to move the organization from a tactical mindset to a strategic mindset


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 About the Presenter:

Cindy Wilcox is the Director of Leadership Development and Consulting Services for the Human Services Coalition of Tompkins County. A consultant, facilitator, and trainer, Cindy brings over 20 years of experience in board governance, strategy, planning, and leadership. She is enthusiastic and authentic in her work.

 Prior to her current position, Cindy served in various leadership and executive positions, primarily in health care and higher education. She holds a Certificate in Nonprofit Board Consulting from BoardSource. She is a certified facilitator in total quality management, certified trainer for TeamSTEPPS System for Healthcare, and a graduate of the HERS Management Institute. Cindy holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration from Ithaca College and a Master of Public Administration from State University of New York.

 Cindy serves as Board Chair for Unity House of Cayuga County and is involved with many local causes including Relay for Life, Moms for Play, St. Joseph’s School, and others.