A sample prelimary academic progression survey of potential partner schools.
Follow a strategic planning process to increase likelihood of achieving the desired outcome. Identify initial implementers and stakeholder groups. Invitations to the initial stakeholder meeting should focus on the value to the participants in removing barriers to advancement of nursing education.
Determine potential participants / representation for initial or subsequent meetings. It may be appropriate for initial meetings to involve a limited group (such as faculty and leadership from the academic institutions), however best success has been seen in projects who incorporate a broad group of stakeholders early in the process.
Assess the current status of academic progression in the community of interest. This may be brief and straightforward if relatively few academic institutions are being considered for the project.
Stakeholder analysis is an essential part of developing both the strategic plan and action plan for your work. A common method of stakeholder analysis is a Stakeholder Matrix.