Designing a Model of Strategic Planning for Iran Higher Education System

Document Type : Original Article



Like other modern organizations, higher education system of Iran must benefit from new knowledge of management, particularly strategic planning. Designing, compiling and implementing such a plan should be considered as a special priority. The objective of this article is to design a model of strategic planning which can be used, scientifically and practically at all levels of Iran higher education system from the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology to all other higher educational organizations and centers. Such a planning can change the managerial mechanism of the system and finally develop it. Designing and implementing a scientific strategic planning in the higher education system of the country can affect significantly and constructively all managerial aspects of the system. This also causes vitality, improvement and development of the system, and acceleration in achieving ideals and goals of national development in this section.