Public Safety Training Center Planning: What Will Success Look Like?
What is the most important and first task that must be completed when planning a new police for firefighter training center? It may not guarantee success, but without it will guarantee failure?
- Establishing objectives by identifying and understanding what a successful public safety, police, firefighter training center project will mean for you, your department and public you serve.
Before the training center project team can take any step forward it must be able, without hesitation, to answer the following question: What Will Success Look Like?
Let me explain how to best answer this question by applying a couple of popular quotes.
- Plans are nothing; planning is everything
~ Dwight D. Eisenhower
- Strategic planning is worthless - unless there is first a strategic vision
~ John Naisbitt
One of the primary reasons that projects struggle to become successful is because there is no clear vision of what is to be accomplished. Over the past twenty years I have seen time and time again training center projects that have vague ideas of the benefits they would like to enjoy, but they lack a solid strategy for getting there ... click to continue.
- Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now
~ Alan Lakein
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