Complete an environmental scan for the Cordial Care Center Organization. Your scan should:

  • Assess the organization’s internal strengths and weaknesses.
  • Analyze the industry for opportunities and threats.
  • Perform a SWOT analysis. A SWOT analysis helps determine performance gaps. It includes the following components:
  • Strengths
  • Weaknesses
  • Opportunities
  • Threats
  • Describe the organization’s present and prospective customers.
  • Evaluate the impact of the following factors:
  • Consumer and social
  • Competitive
  • Technological
  • Economic
  • Legal and regulatory

Complete the attached Cordial Care Center SWOT Analysis table Excel® attachment.

Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word report in which you:

  • Evaluate the significance and implications of an external environmental analysis in the development of a strategic plan. For your evaluation:
  • Explain the purpose of environmental analysis.
  • Describe possible implications of environmental analysis in the creation of your strategic plan.
  • Analyze evolving external issues that can have an impact on the strategic plan.
  • Evaluate benefits of competitive analysis as part of the strategic planning process.
  • Based on your SWOT analysis, provide an assessment of your chosen organization in which you:
  • Evaluate the organization’s ability to accomplish its mission, goals, and objectives as set in previous strategic plans.
  • Evaluate the organization’s ability to respond to internal and external changes and challenges.
  • Incorporate your SWOT analysis findings into clearly stated goals and objectives for a 3- to 5-year period, focusing on your strategic plan areas.
  • You will have 2 to 3 goals for each year, with 2 to 3 measurable objectives for each goal.
  • Goals may span several years.
  • Outline your goals and objectives clearly and provide a narrative explanation for each of them.

Cite at least 3 peer-reviewed, scholarly, or similar resources to support your information.

Format your paper according to APA guidelines.

See Attached Cordial Care Center Strategic Plan and Organizational Structure Document