Global Webinar Presents Richard Goodman Award Winner:
U.S. Government Accountability Office
Date/Time: Monday, September 17th at 1:00 pm ET
Price: Member: FREE! Non-member: $40
Join us as ASP's 2018 Richard Goodman Award Winner, U.S. Government Accountability Office, share what qualities make a successful strategic plan! This presentation will be delivered by Steve Sanford, Strategic Planning & Innovation Manager at the GAO.
This webinar will cover tools and techniques used in development of GAO’s quadrennial strategic plan. Of particular focus will be how foresight is integrated into the planning process, innovations used in the most recent plan, and how strategic planning is integrated into business operations across the entire enterprise. This webinar will also cover how to overcome common barriers to stakeholder collaboration and change management.
"As part of our strategic planning process, we emphasize foresight, continuous environmental scanning, and trend analysis as core activities. By exploring trends, key uncertainties and their implications, we can better highlight national issues of greatest concern to the Congress and the American people..."
- GAO Strategic Plan 2018-2023
About Steve Sanford:
Steve Sanford leads strategic planning and foresight programs for GAO. Most recently he led the team that produced a GAO technology assessment for the Comptroller General Forum on Artificial Intelligence. Steve also led the development of GAO’s 2018-2023 Strategic Plan and accompanying trends. Steve frequently speaks to public sector, international, and private sector groups on the use of foresight and strategic planning to improve organizations. Prior to GAO, Steve led business improvement programs for multinational companies in Brussels, Paris, and London and was responsible for S&T policy issues at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow. He holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA with distinction from INSEAD.