Bob Whitmore Attains Strategic Management Professional Certification

Dec 17, 2018  | News

Strategic Consulting Partners (SCP) Senior Management Consultant Dr. Bob Whitmore received Strategic Planning Level II Professional Certification from the Association for Strategic Planning (ASP). ASP is a professional association dedicated to advancing thought and practice in strategy development and deployment.

The Level 2 certification is internationally recognized. Bob Whitmore is one of four certified Strategic Management Professionals (SMP) in Pennsylvania.

SMP recipients have demonstrated proficiency in four core competencies required in strategic planning: lead, think, plan and act. ASP’s website states that the designation is a symbol of quality and consistency within the strategy profession. It is an indication of achievement in developing and deploying strategy to assist organizations meet and exceed the challenges of the 21st century.

“Achieving ASP certification is a signal to the world that you know what you are doing in the field of strategy. Earning the certification of Strategic Planning Professional or SMP after your name symbolizes that you understand the ‘thousand-piece puzzle’ of strategy—not just the 50-piece beginner puzzle.”

SCP has been performing strategic planning and management since the company’s inception in 1994. They use a five-step process that includes key collaboration: engagement of organizational leaders, gathering accurate data and asking for input from stakeholders. In addition to creating the plan, SCP adds value by implementing the plan to achieve the goals and objectives developed with measurable performance indicators.

Bob Whitmore believes SCP can assist any organization develop a vision of where they want to go. He knows SCP can help them create and execute an implementation plan to achieve that vision.

“We seek to assist clients in developing their vision to achieve their organization’s purpose. Then we help them create implementation plans that define the steps to achieve the vision, and these plans include monitoring and evaluation. Performance indicators are crucial to recognizing success.”

SCP is a full-service management consulting firm committed to shaping the future of our world by building organizational and leadership capacity. Specialty services include strategic planning, organizational development, operational effectiveness, leadership development and training.

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Rebecca Hollenbach, MAMFT, MSOD

Director of Operations

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