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In Unit 9 you will submit your final project component—a work plan. Attach a draft of your work plan to this discussion no later than Wednesday. In your post, be sure to identify what specific feedback you are asking your colleagues to provide.
Process monitoring, process evaluation, quality improvement, formative evaluation, and outcome/effect evaluation are often difficult topics to understand. Moreover, each approach/strategy is only useful when it is applied correctly.
For this discussion, construct a concise summary in which you explain to a community of stakeholders the difference between each topic listed above. (That is, what is the unique aspect of each topic/approach/strategy?) Then, associate the topics by expounding upon their similarities. Try to draw similarities between at least three of the topics
Community Health Promotion Project
OverviewIn this course, through completion of the course project components, you have developed tools that could be utilized in a real-world strategic planning process. Your final assignment will culminate in the design of a comprehensive work plan that provides a bird’s-eye view of the entire strategic planning process.
InstructionsFor this assignment, complete the following:
Develop a concise strategic plan executive summary and conclusion in narrative form.
Include a timeline for completion of the health initiative.
Take a step back to consider the entire planning process from beginning (the initial decision to embark upon a strategic plan) to a set endpoint (36 months later).
Follow the format of the Community Health Promotion Project Work Plan Template, linked in the Resources for this assignment.
The numbered assignment instructions outlined below correspond to the grading criteria in the assignment scoring guide, so be sure to address each point. You may also want to review the performance-level descriptions for each criterion to see how your work will be assessed.
Demonstrate alignment between the goals and objectives and relevant activities and approaches.How do the activities or approaches meet the goals and objectives of the work plan?
Describe methods and avenues for obtaining resources to launch the strategic plan. Where will you secure initial needed resources, financial or otherwise?
Recommend person(s) or entities to implement and maintain the health initiative.What makes this person or entity qualified to manage this initiative?
Recommend fiscal resources for ongoing support of the health initiative.Where will funding come from to support continued efforts and operations?
Compose a comprehensive plan (considering the time frame) of the significant aspects of the strategic planning process.The significant aspects should include the planning stages, efforts to collaborate with the community, data collection and needs assessment, reporting of results, design and implementation of the plan, feedback loops, evaluation, and future/next steps.
Write in accordance with the academic and professional requirements of the discipline, ensuring appropriate structure, grammar, usage, and style, and proper APA formatting of references.Communicate clearly and concisely.
The CDC Workplans: A Program Management Tool document, linked in the Resources, may be helpful for developing your work plan.
Written communication: Your work plan should be well structured, comprehensive in scope, and detailed in execution, and should generally be free of errors in grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
Format: Utilize the file template provided. Submit 7–10 pages in a landscape matrix, in a readable font, 10-point font minimum.
Citations and references: Include a minimum of 2 current, scholarly and/or authoritative sources that support the content of your plan