Logic Modeling as a Strategic Planning Tool
How Do you Know When Your Agency is Successful?
Outcomes tell us if we are successful.
- They demonstrate that the resources are producing results.
- They are useful for tracking and reporting
- Measuring outcomes help to develop and justify budgets, identify long and short range plans, and identify staff training needs.
How To Start The Process of Logic Modeling for Outcomes
You start by pulling all of the right folks together including, managers, line staff, subject matter experts, and a facilitator.
Dust off the old standard operating procedure manuals and process maps
Schedule a retreat or offsite meeting room with lots of space
Bring some food because you will be there all day!
Start by defining a GOAL for your program area...Or, what outcome you are expecting if services are delivered properly.