Launch Plan

Transforming a tactical training structure to a strategic learning approach is a daunting task, regardless of the size of the organization. Designing a Business Plan is an important piece, but the real work comes in implementing the plan and making the shift from training to strategic learning and development a true reality. It's a change management process that requires not only an understanding of internal culture, politics, and process but also experience in leading major organizational development efforts.

The Launch Plan defines the strategies and actions necessary to get the corporate university started. It typically defines a series of developmental phases and addresses the tasks to prepare for the defined "go live" of the first phase. A good Launch Plan includes:

Like the Business Plan, CUE can build your Launch Plan with you or critique one that you build on your own:

Service

Description

Launch Plan

  • Working sessions and on-going support to define approaches-including phases of development, key milestones, the launch event itself, project planning, change management, and initial funding-to prepare the organization to launch the first phase of the envisioned corporate university
  • Options:
    • End to End: Comprehensive development of all components of a customized Launch Plan for the first phase of the envisioned corporate university
    • Collaborative: Development of agreed-upon components of a customized Launch Plan for the first phase of the envisioned corporate university
    • Horse Whisperer: Coaching and guidance to an internal leader who is creating a customized Launch Plan for the first phase of the envisioned corporate university

Launch Plan Critique

  • Review and analysis of an internally-developed Launch Plan with confirmation on solid designs and suggestions for improvement