Foundations for Building a Strategic Academic Budget Webcast Recording

Build a budget that aligns with the strategic goals of your academic department.


Learn how to re-examine your budget model to support better resource allocation decisions.  This webcast will provide you the building blocks to approach a strategic departmental budget, regardless of the model you are using or working towards.  Whether you are starting from scratch or wanting to reinforce your current model, our expert will walk you through key ways to strengthen your budget model, including how to better: 

  • Analyze direct and indirect academic costs
  • Align your departmental and institutional goals
  • Understand the contribution of your department using non-financial measures
  • Explore best practices in resource allocation
  • Build fiscal accountability within your department

During this webcast, we will explore budget components and the related impact with examples.

Sample Budget Worksheets and Models

Included in your registration are a number of resources to help you build a strategic budget, including:

  • 5-year plan financial model
  • Breakeven analysis model
  • Budget worksheet
  • New program business model
  • Recommended readings

Who Should Attend

This program is best suited for those who build and track academic departmental budgets. Possible roles include:

  • Deans and department heads/chairs
  • Other chief academic administrators
  • Departmental budget directors
  • Finance professionals (new to higher ed)
  • Faculty

Contact us for More Information

Contact Grace C. Spivak, Associate Program Manager at or 720-988-1233 if you’d like additional information about the program.

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CPE Credits

Recommended CPE Credits: 2.0
Program Field of Study: Finance
Delivery Method: Group-Internet
Prerequisites: None
Program Level: Basic

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