Integrated Strategic Planning - The Essentials

Integrated Strategic Planning - The Essentials


Integrated Strategic Planning - The Essentials uses existing legislation as its basis to explore the way in which Local Governments are required to plan for the future. Legislation establishes links between planning objectives, funding and reporting.

Many Local Governments adopt processes for their long term planning that go beyond the requirements of legislation. Links are explored between land use planning, policy development and major strategy documents such as asset management and infrastructure plans.

Topics covered within the course include putting strategic planning in perspective, the integrated planning and reporting framework, the analysis and consultation process, and formulation and implementation of a strategic plan.

Target Audience

Suitable for Elected Members who would like to increase their knowledge and understanding of their role within Local Government.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this program, participants should be able to understand:

  • the strategic planning process
  • integrated planning and reporting
  • analysis and consultation; and
  • formulation and implementation of a strategic plan.


9:00am - 4:30pm (8:45am registration)


$525.00 (GST Exempt)

Additional fees apply for assessment. See the  Student Handbook for more information.

Cancellations, transfers and substitutions
  • Requested must be received in writing via email, letter or fax.
  • Cancellations received within 5 working days of the start of the course will incur a 20% administration fee of the full course cost.
  • Non-attendance or cancellations received within 2 working days of the start of the course will incur the full course fee.
  • Participants can only transfer course dates once without incurring the full fee.
  • Substitutions can be made at any time and no fee will be incurred.

Relationship to Competency Standard

BSBMGT616A - Develop and implement strategic plans


Accredited training Elected Member course
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