maple leaf 7-1. Developing Action Plans

Purpose:

The main purpose of Action Plans are to develop, in detail, who will do what, when, and how to achieve a specific outcome.

Steps in developing Action Plans:

  1. Gather data on the topic
  2. Categorize the data
  3. Prioritize the data
  4. Choose those topics that are of the highest priority and develop Action Plans for them

Components of an Action Plan:

1.

Topic

What is the topic of this Action Plan?

2.

Recommendation

A recommendation is made to address the topic

3.


Responsibility


Who will be responsible to see this Action Plan is
addressed as planned?

4.


Specific Activity


What specific activity will be done to carry out the action?
(Here is where the detail goes)

5.

Responsibility

Who will be responsible for each specific activity?

6.

Time

What is the timeline?

7.

Output

What indicator(s) will be used to indicate the action was done?

8.

Status/comments

Updates are made to ensure no pieces don't get addressed

Note: A sample of a useful Action Plan is in the next section.

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