Electric cooperative directors attended a class on strategic planning at the Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives in Springfield. The directors received one continuing education credit toward NRECA’s Credentialed Cooperative Director (CCD) Certificate.
Key topics included:
- The difference between strategic thinking and strategic planning
- Analyzing your cooperative’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats
- Recognizing the board’s oversight responsibility
- Using the strategic plan in the annual evaluation of the cooperative’s accomplishments and as the foundation of the CEO’s performance appraisal