Strategic Planning for Success

Full day training session for DDPOs wanting to improve their strategic planning

Date: 24 January 2024
Time: 10am to 3.30pm
Location: The Greenwood Centre


The day will highlight the importance of having clear strategic direction to ensure the success of your organisation. It will explore some of the difficulties DDPOs often face in planning strategically. You will learn practical tools which can help overcome these issues so you can develop a strategic plan which genuinely helps guide your organisation, and helps you attract interest and support for your work.

Who is the training for:

Bookings for this training are open to Deaf and Disabled People’s Organisations (DDPOs). It is suitable for trustees, managers or other leaders of organisations who have responsibility for planning and organising for the strategic development of their DDPO.

The aims of the training are:

The training will help you:

  • Understand the purpose and advantages of having a robust strategic plan
  • Understand what needs to be included in a strategic plan
  • Understand who to involve in a strategic planning  process
  • Explore some of the common challenges faced by DDPOs in developing strategic plans
  • Explore practical tools for developing a strategic plan which genuinely guides your organisation, and helps you attract interest and support

Following the training, if you are actively working on developing a strategic plan, you may be able to access follow up coaching support from one of Inclusion London’s Associate Business Consultants.

Training delivered by: 

Charlet Wilson. Inclusion London Associate Business Consultant

How to book:

To book a place, click the ‘Book your free ticket’ button above. Once your booking is approved you will receive an email to confirm. During the week prior to the training we will send you joining instructions.

If you cannot attend after booking please let us know as soon as possible so we can offer the place to others. Email

Please inform us of any access needs at least 2 weeks in advance of the training.

What is a DDPO?

Deaf and Disabled People Organisations (DDPOs) are organisations that are run and controlled by Deaf/Disabled people, with Deaf/Disabled people representing at least 75% of Trustees and over 50% of paid staff. If you aren’t sure whether you are eligible to book onto the training please do contact us to check

About Inclusion London’s Business Development Project

Inclusion London’s Business Development Project supports DDPOs in London to improve their effectiveness and sustainability, through training and consultancy support. We are currently reviewing the service and will be relaunching it in January 2024, focusing in on topics and issues DDPOs have told us they most need support with.


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strategic Planning for Success £0.00

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