As we head out of this difficult year and into hopefully a brighter, more stable 2021, organizations are thinking about capacity building. Covid-19 stalled and changed a lot of organizational plans this year, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t think about building up again.
Capacity building, also known as organizational development, is the process by which organizations obtain, improve, and keep the skills, knowledge, tools, equipment and other resources needed to do their jobs well or better, on a larger scale, to a larger audience, with more impact. Capacity building isn’t just about what your organization can do today, it’s about building your organization to do more tomorrow.
5 Building Blocks
Every organization is different, but no organization can grow without a solid blueprint. When developing your plan, consider these five main building blocks:
At Brighter Strategies, we assess current workplace and workforce programs and practices and identify strategic opportunities. Any growth plan has to consider the five building blocks.
If you’re starting to think about your plans for 2021 and beyond, you can read more about capacity building and organizational development here, or check out our new downloadable blueprint for capacity building.