An environmental scan is the study of the LHD’s internal and external environment that can influence the organization's operations. The purpose of an environmental scan is to identify issues a manager must address. Relevant, reliable data from multiple sources must be analyzed to point out strengths and weaknesses of the organization. At the conclusion of the module, participants will be able to:
- Compile, assess and summarize relevant data.
- Identify the organization's internal strengths & weaknesses & external opportunities & threats or challenges.