Introduction: : To get the most out of the course, you may want to read Winning in FastTime either before you start or as you progress through the lessons. When you begin to build actual strategy, you might want to refer to the Generic Grand Strategy to see examples of finished products. You will find appropriate excerpts at the end of each of the presentations that have How To videos associated with them. You will also find templates that will guide you through collecting your strategy inputs.
Impact Plans: Internal and external Centers of Gravity must change in specific ways to create required system change. The nature of that change is described in Impact Plans that tell what a Center of Gravity must become (its Desired Effect), Measures that will tell when the desired change has occurred, and a Timeframe to delineate when the Desired Effect must be effective. The contents of a strategic Impact Plan are heavily influenced by the ring in which the Center of Gravity under consideration is located. (14 minutes) How To Videos Impact Plans Desired Effects: Lays out the desired effects for the Impact Plan exercises and describes the basic approach. Impact Planning: Details the procedures to develop good Impact Plans for Centers of Gravity. Downloadable Templates Strategic Impact Plan (Example 1) Shows how and how not to write Impact Plans. Strategic Impact Plan (Example 2) Shows how and how not to write Impact Plans. Strategic Impact Plan Template: Worksheet to develop Impact Plans.