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Disc Four: Self-Paced Training #2

Strategic Planning

Strategic Planning focuses on the key elements of developing a strategic plan for both the leader and each one of their Neighborhood Watch groups. It is important that law enforcers and/or the leaders are familiar with strategic planning and that they develop and utilize their own strategic plans when managing one or more Neighborhood Watch programs. In this course law enforcers will learn the process of strategic planning, how to conduct neighborhood assessments and prioritize initiatives and how to build realistic and actionable plans.

Training for: Law Enforcement Liaisons and Neighborhood Watch Leaders
Time required: 1 hour
Materials needed: Strategic Planning Participant Book, Action Steps Worksheet, Mission Statement Worksheet, Vision Worksheet, Goals and Objectives Flowchart, Strategic Planning Pyramid Handout and a pen/pencil.
Instructions: Scroll through each page of training listening to the narration and using the workbook where indicated. To continue to the next page, simply press "next" at the bottom of the page. To return to the previous page, press "back."

 

Forming Successful Partnerships

In Forming Successful Partnerships, participants will learn skills that they can utilize to reach out to other civic, social and service organizations in an effort to expand their partnership activities. Participants will also learn about memorandums of understanding (MOU’s) and when such documents may be appropriate or necessary. In the final section of this training potential partners are presented that local Neighborhood Watch groups may want to join forces with on specific projects.

Training for: Law Enforcement Liaisons and Neighborhood Watch Leaders
Time required: 1 hour
Materials needed: Forming Successful Partnerships Participant Book and a pen or pencil.
Instructions: Scroll through each page of training listening to the narration and using the workbook where indicated. To continue to the next page, simply press "next" at the bottom of the page. To return to the previous page, press "back."

 

Planning Effective Meetings

This course provides instruction on a wide range of topics relating specifically to the planning and conducting of meetings. Participants will develop skills in: arranging meeting logistics, developing agendas, facilitating the meeting, managing disagreements and post meeting follow-up activities.

Training for: Law Enforcement Liaisons and Neighborhood Watch Leaders
Time required: 2 hours
Materials needed: Planning and Conducting Effective Meetings Participant Book and a pen or pencil.
Instructions: Scroll through each page of training listening to the narration and using the workbook where indicated. To continue to the next page, simply press "next" at the bottom of the page. To return to the previous page, press "back."

 

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