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Plan to Plan #2 - The Environmental Scan (On Demand-No CE)



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PLEASE NOTE: No CE or certificate are available in this free version of the course.

If you are seeking CE or a certificate of completion, you will need to enroll in the paid CE version:

Plan to Plan: Strategic Planning Series

A four-part webinar series to assist public health agencies with making a plan-to-plan (P2P) for writing a strategic plan.

This course provides agency-based teams tasked with leading strategic planning efforts within their agencies and/or communities with the knowledge, tools, and resources needed to prepare for strategic planning within their agencies.  Through a series of four one-hour webinars, participants will be introduced to a seven-phase framework to guide strategic planning efforts.  Upon completion of the course, participants will have a plan for conducting strategic planning in their agencies. The course is designed for both teams with strategic planning experience and those with no experience.  This content is aligned with PHAB (Links to an external site.) Standard 5.3 (Links to an external site.)Develop and implement a health department organizational strategic plan and Reaccreditation Measure 5.3 (Links to an external site.)The health department is guided by a department strategic plan that is revised as the department priorities are achieved or adjusted.  

Part 2

The Environmental Scan

Part 2 will address the environmental scan and identifying agency priorities. 


Public health professionals in all settings, including governmental public health, non-profits, health systems, etc. as well as across disciplines, whether health education, nursing, environmental health, leadership, etc.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the process for drafting an agency strategic plan
  • Discuss how to align an agency strategic plan with the PHAB Standards and Measures v1.5


Kelly Bragg, MPH, Program Manager with the Center for Public Health Practice at the Ohio State University


The Region V Public Health Training Center is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP31684 Public Health Training Centers ($924,899). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by Region V PHTC, HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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