Output & Documents

Strategic Alignment and Identification Conceptualisation Planning and Development Implementation and Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Sustainability
Who is involved What happens Decisions made
Key Stakeholders
Board of Directors
Executive Management,
Chief Operations Officer, Programme Managers
Project Managers
Assessment of regional and local socio-economic conditions, policies and an analysis of other initiatives Overall Agency Strategy Approved

Programme strategies in alignment with Strategy

Projects identified which would result in achievement of Programme outcomes (on-going)

Annual Budget approval (not part of toolkit)

Tools and Guidelines Where to find
Strategic Planning LED strategic planning Manual – see resources
Logical Framework Process & Matrix See stage 5 Monitoring & Evaluation
Project Identification template Stage 2 Tool 1
Partnership Development Stage 2 Tool 2
Government Alignment map Stage 2 Template 1
Strategy Map
Results Chain Framework
Documents at end of this phase
1. Overall Programme Strategy
2. Strategic Map
3. Results Chain of Overall Programme
4. Project Identification and Concept document – work-in progress document stages 1-3
Assessments to help ensure relevance and feasibility of a project idea:
1. Policy and programming framework and alignment NDP & IDP
2. Strategy analysis Overall Strategic Plan
3. Budget availability Overall Programme Budget
4. Quality assessment criteria Stage 3 – See Quality Standards

Programmes are strategically aligned to higher priorities

Landscape for project identification has been created

Next stage:

Project Conceptualisation

Sustainability Check
Quality Standards
Tools & Templates
Learning & Resources
Output & Documents