Strategic & Business Planning

The pathway to a better future

Where is your organisation today? Where do you want it to be tomorrow? And how do you plan to get there? 

 Community Business Australia can help you define your objectives and implement the steps required to help you achieve these goals. 

Our proven process is engaging, future-focussed and fun. 

What’s more, it sets up your organisation with a strategic planning system, not just a strategic plan. 

Our planning system will empower your Board and management team with the tools and packages required to develop your services and help your organisation grow and prosper.

CBA Principal Consultant, Patrick Herd
discusses the importance of organisations to plan ahead.

Meet our Strategic Planning Consultant

Patrick Herd

Principal Consultant

With 30 years experience working in and consulting for the education, training, and community-care industries, Patrick specialises in workshop facilitation; board, manager, and executive recruitment and coaching; and organisational review.

Ten years in senior management positions at community organisations and a wealth of experience consulting in disability, aged care, training, hospitality, and education has left Patrick with a thorough understanding of how to balance customer expectations, contract compliance, and stakeholder demands. This, combined with his practical experience helping businesses through periods of cultural and industrial change, means Patrick’s skill set is indispensable to clients across a range of industries.

Like to know more about planning ahead for your organisation?

Contact CBA now and talk to Patrick Herd about planning a better pathway for your organisation.






Community Business Australia has assisted Centacare in facilitating its Strategic Planning process across a number of areas of service delivery. Their pragmatic yet thought provoking style has allowed management to develop plans they feel they have contributed to and can be achieved.

Peter Selwood – Executive Director, Centacare