Roger Williams University Justice System Training & Research Institute
and the New England Association of Chiefs of Police, Inc.
Thursday - Friday, March 30 – 31, 2017
Registration 8:00am - 8:30am
Presentation: 8:30am – 4:30 pm
Roger Williams University Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road, Portsmouth, Rhode Island
This two (2) day seminar will address strategic planning and provide an introduction to performance-based management.
Public safety leaders across the United States are currently being challenged to explore new ways of making their
departments more efficient, innovative and proactive. They are also being asked to provide concrete evidence of
organizational ‘success.’ Municipalities are increasingly relying upon quantitative measures of organizational
performance as a means of managing and communicating strategic priorities and achieved results. This seminar is
designed to provide public safety leaders and managers with a straightforward management framework for developing,
communicating, managing and measuring strategic goals throughout a police organization. Supervisory personnel with
responsibility for strategy formulation and implementation are ideal candidates for this session.
The seminar will provide mid-level and senior public safety leaders with a broad understanding of (1) an organization’s readiness for strategic planning and (2) the terminology, process, and tools needed for developing an effective strategic
plan. Specific skills include: developing and evaluating a departmental mission statement; conducting internal and
external stakeholder assessments; performing a SWOT analysis to identify strategic objectives; and creating specific plans to achieve strategic objectives. The seminar also provides attendees with an understanding and appreciation for
performance-based management and introduces concepts for measuring outcomes and monitoring the effectiveness of
The cost for the seminar is $375.00 which includes continental breakfast, breaks, lunch, and materials. Checks should be made payable to the Roger Williams University JST&RI, 144 Anthony Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871. Telephone inquiries should be made to Liz Campo, Administrative Assistant to the School of Justice Studies at (401) 254-3731 (or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org)or fax (401) 254-3351.
**WE REQUIRE 72 HOURS CANCELLATION PRIOR TO THE COURSE OR YOU WILL BE CHARGED THE REQUIRED FEE.**