How does an equine veterinarian map out a successful plan for his or her practice's future? How does that same veterinarian determine when to make changes to that plan and what should he/she use as the facts on which to base the original plan or the changes?
This series of six articles from Amy L. Grice, VMD, MBA, can easily guide you through the entire process, from creating a business plan to implementing it based on facts and figures to making changes based on a changing economy.
Strategic Analysis and Planning Series I: Make a Plan for Your Practice’s Future This introduction to strategic planning can help you gain a foothold when mapping out the future of your business.
Strategic Analysis and Planning Series II: Macro External Analysis What happens globally, nationally and in your area can affect how you position your equine veterinary business.
Strategic Analysis and Planning Series III: Competitive Environment By analyzing the competitive position of your practice, you can make more effective strategic decisions about your future direction.
Strategic Analysis and Planning Series IV: Competitor Environment Understanding the businesses of other veterinarians in your area can help you be more competitive.
Strategic Analysis and Planning Series V: Internal Analysis Learn who you are, what you do well and what you don’t do well.
Strategic Analysis and Planning Series VI: Strategies for the Future Understanding your internal and external strengths and challenges can help you better plan for success.