SMART: Strategic Management Assessment Review Tool

Developed by the Missouri Small Business & Technology Development Centers and University Extension, the Strategic Management Assessment Review Tool (SMART) is founded on world-class principles for performance excellence.

Working directly with you and your management team, your MO SBTDC counselor will guide you through the SMART interview and work with you to chart a course toward long-term performance excellence.woman in suit selecting reversed words Strategic Management Analysis Review Tool

You’ll receive these benefits:

  • SMART is tailored to your business and designed to identify ways you can achieve success
  • SMART is driven by your business strategies and action plans, your customer focus and other factors critical to your business success.
  • SMART provides a framework for performance excellence.
  • SMART will help you measure performance of a wide range of key business indicators — customers, products and services, operations and finances.
  • SMART examines all processes associated with your company’s key stakeholders — customers, employees, owners and the public — and evaluates the results.
  • SMART will allow you to identify your company’s strengths and to target key opportunities for improvement.
  • SMART will help you align resources with your business goals, thereby increasing company performance and enhancing communications.
  • SMART provides you with a detailed feedback report compiled by a team of business counselors that outlines your company’s strengths and opportunities for improvement.
  • Follow-up assistance will be provided to help you develop short- and long-term action plans.

To help you get started, review the SMART Criteria for Performance Excellence.

For more information, contact a business development specialist at your local SBTDC office.