Detailed Strategic Guidance
The following pages summarise the strategic aims and initiatives, which guide the operational planning process within faculties and service teams.They are set out in terms of the University’s four core processes and the Excellence in Delivery theme, together with some contextual overview.
Strategic Aims are a series of medium and longterm aims which, taken together, set out the roadmap for the achievement of the overall objectives set out in the Strategic Statement.
These aims are categorised as follows:
- Financial: aims relating to planned financial outcomes.
- Stakeholder: aims relating to changing and developing stakeholder needs and perceptions, be they staff, students, employers or other clients.
- Internal Process: aims relating to the development and improvement of internal processes, in support of the stakeholder and financial aims.
- Learning and Growth: aims relating to the development of staff, infrastructure, and systems to enable process, stakeholder and financial aims to be met.
Strategic Initiatives are a series of short, mediumand long-term projects that support the achievement of one or more strategic aims. In essence they are the building blocks of the strategic plan.