Exploring program issues
Before developing an action plan, it is useful for a team to explore all aspects of the program. This helps define and allocate tasks to team members. A brainstorming tool to help with this is a mind map.
The following link leads to an example of a mind map.
Bridges & blocks
Identifying what will expedite progress (bridges) and hinder progress (blocks) allows a team to maximise use of the bridges and minimise the impact of blocks. A tool to help with this is a bone diagram.
The following link leads to an example of a bone diagram.