This second method is similar to the first, in the sense that it follows the same way of reasoning. Some prefer this method because the main stakeholders and their required actions are more at the forefront.
STEP 1: Put your most important long-term objective (intended change) at the top.
STEP 2: Determine the intermediate changes needed to get to your long-term goal
STEP 3: Explicate assumptions and preconditions.
STEP 4: What interventions will bring about a particular change?
STEP 5: Write out the theory of change in a narrative.