Learning Resources

Where planning comes together. T​he power of SCUP is its community. We learn from one another, sharing how we’ve achieved success and, maybe more importantly, what we’ve learned from failure. SCUP authors, produces, and curates thousands of resources to help you prepare for the future, overcome challenges, and bring planning together at your college or university.
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Conference Presentations

Leading in a Crisis

The Power of One
Published 2020
SCUP 2020 Southern Regional Conference. This session will introduce you to concepts about preparing for adversity. Institutional leaders often rely on ineffective processes for crisis management, but we’ll provide you with a framework and tools that will allow you to more constructively navigate crises.

An Integrated Approach to Scenario PlanningLocked

Recovery Planning in a Volatile Environment: Part 1
Published 2020
No one can predict the future. That doesn’t mean it needs to be a total surprise. This toolkit will walk you step-by-step through scenario planning with instructions, examples, and worksheets that you can use to start scenario planning at your institution immediately.
Webinar Recordings

Pivot Complete. Now What?

Planning Through the Pandemic to a Sustainable Future
Published 2020
Recorded June 3. Higher education has become accustomed to a volatile environment. Volatile environments create significant degrees of ambiguity, complexity, and uncertainty. How do institutions navigate through this volatile environment? Scenario planning.

Integrated Planning in a VUCA Environment

Advice You Need in the Age of COVID-19
Published 2020
For many institutions, institutional viability and constituents’ health and wellbeing are the most pressing concerns—strategic plans are no longer top of mind. How to move forward? SCUP suggests that the principles of good planning serve as a blueprint for responding to COVID-19.
Example Plans

Example Plan Locked

(FL, United States)

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Conference Presentations

Disasters Happen

Get Ready, Stay Ready! Integrated Academic Continuity Planning
Published 2013
Go beyond theory and concepts to the actual integrated mechanics and step-by-step methodology for developing and maintaining operational-level continuity plans.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Strategic and Collaborative Crisis ManagementLocked

A Partnership Approach to Large-Scale Crisis
From Volume 36 Number 1 | October–December 2007
How committed is your institution to emergency planning functions? Have you considered working with other organizations in a consortium?
Example Plans

Office of Emergency Management Plans Website

University of Central Florida
Orlando, FL, United States
Continuity Plan