Gain a clear vision of the academic programs that are economic engines.
Gain the tools and skills you need to analyze academic program cost and demand. During this three-day training, you will learn the basis for building your own cost and demand model so you can better:
With these data and calculations in-hand, you will be able to have more productive conversations about where and how best to allocate limited academic resources.
This conference is an active learning opportunity for you and your colleagues. You will focus on the process of actually making cost and demand calculations and examine how you can use that data to inform and communicate strategic decisions.
Upon registration for this program you will be asked to complete a survey so we can learn more about your specific questions and needs. You will also be provided a template to complete with your institutional data that will help you contextualize the concepts and working session activities.
This pre-conference workshop is designed for institutions and deans who are new to or will be shifting to a decentralized budget model. This is your opportunity to get your decentralized budget questions answered and ensure that you are comfortable with your model as you enter the program analysis process.
This training is highly recommended for new deans and academic program leaders who need better tools to collect and communicate data related to academic program cost and demand. This training is ideal if you are in the early stages of determining your program costs or want to understand how new programs impact your campus and need help building your own model as both a learning exercise and a tangible resource for your institution. If any of the latter are true for you, this training is an opportunity for you to get a detailed and hands-on experience in those categories.
Along with academic program leaders, financial analysts, business officers and institutional researchers who are looking to support their academic team in program cost and demand analysis may come to better understand their “client” needs and work together on building the cost model.
When you register two people from your institution, a third can attend for 50% off!
If you have questions concerning the level of difficulty that you can expect from this program, please contact Grace Spivak at email@example.com or by phone at 720-988-1233.
Recommended CPE Credits: 15.0Program Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and ApplicationsDelivery Method: Group-LivePrerequisites: NoneProgram Level: Basic
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Learning Outcome:After participating in this conference, you will be able to better inform your institution's approaches to academic program cost and demand analysis.
Bob led Gray's entry into the education industry and the development of Gray's proprietary industry databases and service offerings. He has worked with all of Gray's education clients, consulting Presidents, CEOs, and CMOs on business strategy, pricing, location selection, and program strategy. He is an expert in business strategy, marketing, sales and high-tech distribution channels. He has helped AT&T, Avaya, American Express, Dex Media, Qwest Communications, HP, IBM, and other clients to develop growth strategies, enter new markets, and build their sales and channel organizations. He has also led efforts that have eliminated tens of millions of dollars in cost, particularly in sales and channel management. He is a published author, whose articles have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Sales and Marketing Management, and other publications around the world. He received an MBA, with honors, from Harvard Business School and a BA, magna cum laude, from Harvard College.
John is responsible for creating research and statistical solutions that facilitate unit and institutional improvement. Dr. Barnshaw also is involved in statistical support for the Higher Education Scheduling Index as well as refining Scheduler, and Platinum Analytics.
Prior to joining, Ad Astra, John served as the Director of Research and Public Policy at the American Association of University Professors, where he was responsible for the Faculty Compensation Survey, the largest study of faculty salary and benefits of higher education in the United States. In addition to his responsibilities related to faculty compensation, Dr. Barnshaw also explored a variety of research-related activities across the higher education landscape pertaining to the academic labor force, tuition, and instructional expenditures. Dr. Barnshaw also directed the National Study of Instructional Costs and Productivity (Delaware Cost Study), a longitudinal benchmarking study that explores faculty teaching, separately budgeted research and public service, and expenditures at the discipline level for four-year institutions.
In 2015, John founded Systematic Research Solutions, a consulting organization designed to partner with institutions to use align strategic planning, data, advanced research techniques, and stakeholder engagement to facilitate unit and institutional improvement. Dr. Barnshaw blends his wealth of experience and his knowledge of higher education best (and worst) practices to work with faculty and administrations to help those looking to allocate their resources as efficiently as possible.
As dean, Dr. Crawley is charged with sustaining the welfare of the college by supporting academic programming, student support, faculty and staff supervision and development, personnel evaluation, college-based research/grant initiatives, community engagement, accreditation, strategic planning and assessment, alumni relations, and college advancement.
Dr. Crawley has held administrative roles and consulting positions at both public and private universities, and his experience includes conducting program market cost and demand analysis, developing operational efficiencies, and onboarding various budgeting models (centralized, RCM and hybrids) to serve organizational units embedded within larger institutions (e.g., colleges within universities). Such work requires an understanding of issues related to developing budgetary cost-centers, and an appreciation for how such operations will impact the larger organization. As a result of these efforts—in combination with strategic enrollment, collaborative grantsmanship, contracted services, and fundraising the organizations—he has successfully advanced various entrepreneurial and community-oriented initiatives while simultaneously generating significant annual funding for the organizations he has lead.
As Provost of Somerset Community College, Tony L. Honeycutt serves as the Chief Academic Officer for the college and is responsible for oversight of the daily operations of the college and for leadership of the college in the absence of the College President. Dr. Honeycutt is primarily responsible for providing leadership to Academic Affairs, Student Affairs and other units that support instructional activities. His educational career began as an instructor at Mississippi Delta Community College in Moorhead, Mississippi. During his time at Somerset, Dr. Honeycutt has overseen a 48 percent increase in in credit hours per student. Somerset managed to accomplish this while also serving more students and saving $3.4 million in additional expenses.
With nearly 10,000 students, SCC is part of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, Kentucky's largest provider of postsecondary education and workforce training. Honeycutt has been in education for more than 43 years, and at SCC for 11 years.
As Vice President, Robert Knight’s portfolio includes finance, human resources, facilities, information technology, procurement, and security and safety for all students, faculty and staff of the University of Northern British Columbia in Prince George, British Columbia.
Robert has extensive experience in senior administration and finance roles at academic institutions. Before coming to UNBC in April 2016, Robert served as the principal administrative and financial officer for the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University, managing the central administrative operations of the school, including human resources, budget and finance, information technology, and space allocation and facilities.
Prior to going to NYU in 2010, he served as Associate Dean for Finance and Administration at Case Western Reserve University's School of Engineering and at its Weatherhead School of Management. He has also served as Assistant Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Financial Planning and Budget Director at Oberlin College.
Robert holds a BA in Social Sciences from The Ohio State University and an MBA from Case Western Reserve University. He also earned a Certificate of Advanced Studies from the American Graduate School of International Management.
Ms. Kopecky is the Academic Affairs division manager for fiscal and facility resources for 150 departments serving more than 40,000 students at CSUF. She has had 25 years of education management experience—including strategic initiatives, planning and budgeting, analysis, academic operations, procurement, agreement oversight, facility planning, improvements and use, information security, and pay processing—since beginning her career with the Corporate Credit Union League of NY as Vice President/Director of Marketing for New England Savings Bank of CT and then Director of Academic Operations and Summer Session for Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). She earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing and communications from Bryant College and an M.B.A. from WPI. Her successes have included streamlining operations and access to financial information through design and implementation of workflow and online reporting tools; orchestrating the largest renovation and relocation project in CSUF history with more than 750 offices and 78,000 square feet involved; and planning for and providing direction to hundreds of classroom and facilities improvement projects, of varying size and complexity.
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“I would encourage anyone seeking to fiscally improve their academic programs or units to attend this conference.”- John Kuykendall, Director of the School of Education, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
“The conference was an eye opener!”- Cheryl Thompson, Vice President of Finance, Dine College
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“Will be implementing several of the measurements discussed—thank you!”- Carla Hixson, Dean, Bismarck State College
“As a new administrator, this conference was particularly helpful with my understanding of budget and program costs.”- Anonymous
“Overall, the conference was a positive experience and provided invaluable info to be used in decision making.”- Amanda Brutton, Coordinator of Administrative Services for Academic Affairs, Florida A&M University
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“As always, Academic Impressions did not disappoint. Excellent training - the best I've had in the last few years. Even though my institution does not have the technological capacity to take Academic Program costing to the level we would like, I now have the tools to start this process and provide Academic Affairs with qualitative data for decision-making.”Mary Loomis, Assistant Vice President, Business and Finance/Comptroller, Savannah State University
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““I strongly recommend this conference for anyone interested in measuring academic program costs. The speakers are very knowledgeable, approachable, and helpful. It’s a well organized conference and well worth the time and cost.”- Arlene Rodriguez, PhD, Vice President of Academic Affairs, Springfield Technical Community College
“The conference allowed me to learn from other participants as well as the presenters. I am able to go back to my home university with a foundation on how to implement a methodology on costing academic programs.”- Rachel Cubacub, Associate Budget and Processing Officer, University of Guam
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