Strategic Planning for Business Growth


This session will be focused on understanding the importance of strategic planning. We will review the difference in planning vs strategic planning as well as review the key components of strategic planning. We will review the planning process, process steps as well as summarize key learnings. If you want to learn more about strategic planning, what it entails, and how to best utilize it, this session is for you!

Program Outline:

  • Vision and Vision Statement
  • Mission and Mission Statement
  • SMART Goals (Short-Term and Long-Term)
  • Planning Tools
  • Q & A

About the Speaker

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Michael Williams

Mike has been the owner and President of The Growth Coach of Northern VA since June of 2015. Mike provides strategic planning, business development, and sales training to business owners, corporations, executives, and sales teams. Mike’s diverse business background and experiences make him uniquely qualified to work with businesses of all sizes, to help them achieve and exceed their goals. Mike is proven highly effective in strategic planning, sales, process execution and resource management within various organizations. He has demonstrated expertise and positive results in organizations such as The Coca-Cola Company (20 yrs), Mobil Chemical Company (6yrsNow Exxon Mobil) as well as The United States Army (6yrs-Army Officer). Mike is certified in The Strategic Mindset coaching process which adheres to standards, practices and policies that the International Coaching Federation has set forth in their Code of Professional Standards and Ethics. Mike’s passion is helping businesses, while being a positive influence in his community.


About The Chantilly Local Community

Each month the PMIWDC Chantilly Committee volunteers bring you interesting and informative speakers from a wide range of professions. Meetings are held at the Sully District McDonnell Community room at 4900 Stonecroft Blvd, Chantilly VA 20151.

Registration is free to PMI-WDC members and friends. Pre-registration is highly encouraged. Registration and networking begins at 11:30 and presentations begin at noon, lasting 45-50 minutes, allowing 10 -15 minutes for Q&A. Each PMI member receives 1 PDU for attending.

This is an opportunity to network with other professionals. Pre-registration is recommended. Presentations are usually scheduled the second Thursday of the month. If you are interested in presenting or volunteering with the Chantilly committee, please contact the PMIWDC Staff, at [email protected], who can put you in touch with the Chantilly Committee Volunteers.

Event Details

Date & Time

11 March 2021

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM (EST-05:00)


Virtual Meeting


0.5 Leadership, 0.5 Strategic