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Forward Planning provides a complete basic guide; from the principles on which planning is founded, through drawing up the plan itself, implementation and monitoring, through to the wider potentials that good planning permits.
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Forward Planning

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Forward Planning provides a complete basic guide; from the principles on which planning is founded, through drawing up the plan itself, implementation and monitoring, through to the wider potentials that good planning permits.
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Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction
I Assessing your position
1 The purpose of a forward plan 2
2 Policy and style 6
3 A wider view 10
4 Your museum in context 16
5 The role of marketing 26
II Writing your plan
6 What sort of forward plan? 32
7 A step-by-step guide 42
8 Working with consultants 52
9 Working on your own with limited resources 60
III Forward planning in specialist areas
10 Collections care and its costs 66
11 Maintenance 70
12 Developments in financial management 74
13 Staffing levels 78
14 Documentation 82
15 Fundraising 86
16 Conservation 90
17 Environmental planning and control 96
18 Security requirements 102
19 Provision for disabled people 106
20 Policy planning for volunteers 112
21 Training 118
22 Temporary exhibitions 122
23 Performance indicators 128
IV Using your plan
24 Implementation, assessment and monitoring 134
25 Distribution and presentation 138
V Samples and extracts from forward plans
National Museum of Science & Industry: Synopsis of the corporate plan, 1990-1995 145
The Royal Scots Regimental Museum, Edinburgh Castle: Development plan 1989 150
VI Checklist of tasks 165
Equal opportunities: select bibliography 171
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