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STRATEGIC PLANNING
2021-2022

Faculty of Fine Arts

Events and outcomes

June
2021
  • Deans & Chairs begin discussion on process
  • Feedback and transparency on process and potential outcomes
Sept/Nov 2021
  • Department Councils visits, Faculty Council discussion, townhall and individual conversations. Strategic planning becomes a recurrent agenda item at Faculty Council
  • Feedback and transparency on process and potential outcomes. Initial information gathering phase
Nov
2021
  • Call for nominations (including self-nominations) for the Strategic Plan Committee
  • Recruiting committee members, so that the committee is constituted for January 2022
Nov 2021/
Dec 2022
  • Questionnaire sent out to the community (pre-consultation on Concordia’s strategic directions and current research, teaching, community and other objectives, priorities and concerns)
  • Initial information gathering phase. Creation of a word/concept visualisation to be shared with the community in January 2022
Nov 2021/
Dec 2022

Action: Field analysis (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats)

Output: Concrete assessment of FoFA’s position and potential. Results to be shared with the community in January 2022

Dec 2021/
Jan 2022
  • A strategic plan draft is prepared by the Dean’s office, drawing on preliminary discussions, the questionnaire results and the field analysis. It is shared in January, along with supporting documents
  • This document will serve as the basis for Winter 2022 consultation
Jan/April 2022
  • Consultation involving faculty, staff and students (world cafés, idea labs and survey)
  • Gathering feedback on strategic plan draft and developing new ideas to contribute to the plan
April
2022
  • Strategic Plan Committee interprets and develops strategic plan (during a facilitated retreat—three half days)
  • Interpreting, collectively setting strategic goals, drafting plan
Summer
2022
  • Small group and individual feedback
  • Testing intelligibility and feedback
Summer
2022
  • Revisions and design
  • Final document produced
Fall
2022
  • Strategic plan launch, presentation to FoFA community (starting with Deans&Chairs and Faculty Council)
  • Information, connecting outcomes to process, calls to action
Fall
2022
  • Invitation to all FoFA units (departments, research units, CDA, CTLs, VCR, FoFA Gallery, etc.) to develop action plans
  • Leverage and implementation
Yearly
  • Review of goals, actions and progress indicators or benchmarks
  • Calibration and accountability

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