The Association for Strategic Planning is a non-profit professional organization dedicated to enabling people and organizations to succeed through improved strategic thinking, planning and action. The association, founded in 1999, provides opportunities to explore cutting-edge strategy principles and practices that drive success in the business, government, and non-profit sectors.
Please see our menu of chapters for a current list of ASP chapters.
ASP's membership includes executives from companies including: the Boeing Corporation, IBM Business Consulting, Countrywide Financial Corporation, Toyota, PeopleSoft, San Diego Zoo, Sun Microsystems, Weyerhauser, Ask Jeeves, Hewlett-Packard, Walt Disney Company and Stanford University.
ASP organizes the ASP Annual Strategic Planning Conference, which is a one-day conference featuring practical workshops, noted guest speakers and seminars on the practice of strategic planning. The event is held every year in the spring.
Strategic Planning Award
Every year, ASP presents the Richard Goodman Strategic Planning Award to recognize one or more organizations that have demonstrated excellence in the practice of strategic planning. The winners are announced at the ASP annual conference. Previous winners include Q Logic Corporation and the Federal Aviation Administration.
ASP traces its history back to the early 1950s to an organization called The National Society for Business Budgeting. During the following four decades, several organizations merged eventually forming The Planning Forum, which became the Strategic Leadership Forum before evolving into ASP.
Current annual fees: individual, $295; student, $95; corporate, varies.
Chapter Events Chapters hold monthly events, which usually feature a prominent speaker or other professional activity.