Planning Process Calendar


Steering Committee makes final preparations for planning


Planning workshops conducted for faculty, staff and community stakeholders (multiple sessions during In-Service)

  • Introduction to Strategic Planning
  • SWOT Analysis and Environmental Scanning
  • Aspiration Exercises


Planning workshops for students

Planning workshops for targeted stakeholders in service area


Steering Committee reviews workshop data and develops major (overarching) planning goals

Workshop data summary and proposed major goals communicated to campus community – invite feedback

Establish Planning Sub-Committee for each major goal (each Co-chaired by Steering Committee members).


Subcommittees meet to develop recommendations for goals and objectives in their area


Steering Committee reviews and prioritizes proposed goals and objectives – develops Strategic Plan draft


Strategic Plan draft is shared with campus community for feedback

  • Faculty/Staff In-Service
  • Student Forum


Steering Committee revises Strategic Plan draft based on feedback and adds action officers and timelines

Open meetings held for campus and community for final feedback

Steering Committee develops final draft of Strategic Plan


Final draft is submitted to the CSCC President for approval

The Cleveland State 2020 Community First Plan is published and distributed



Note: this is the intended plan but may be amended as necessary by the Strategic Planning Steering Committee. 

Last revised: May 29, 2014 

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