Implementation plans, as the name suggests, are intended to plan for and guide implementation across the four stages: exploration, installation, initial implementation and full implementation. More specifically, implementation plans identify goals, select and align strategies to address each goal, and identify reasonable timelines and person(s) responsible for carrying out the strategies. Implementation plans can be used to assess progress toward stage-based benchmarks and may need to be adjusted as implementation advances and circumstances change.
What Tools and Resources Are Available to Develop an Implementation Plan?
Implementation Support Practitioners can use the following resource to develop an implementation plan:
- Implementation Plan Template and Examples: This tool is designed to guide implementation teams through the development of an implementation plan that identifies goals and strategies for each stage of implementation. Three examples are provided to illustrate how the implementation plan can be used to support implementation of programs, practices and initiatives.