3 Units


This course provides students with an opportunity to develop an understanding and appreciation of strategic planning as a dimension of macro social work practice used to promote planned change in communities and organizations pertaining to policies, organizational development, programme directions, service innovation, community problem-solving, and so on. Students will be introduced to the basic concepts and strategies, scopes and emphases, methods and processes, as well as techniques, skills and tools of strategic planning that may be used in human service organizations of diverse settings, clienteles, or auspices. Emphasis will be placed on the design of an action project of strategic planning.