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Planning for Higher Education Journal

KPIs Drive Strategic Planning and Execution Locked

And Feedback Steers the Institution in the Right Direction
From Volume 47 Number 4 | July–September 2019
Quantitative tools are essential for developing a framework, but properly identifying stakeholders and keeping them involved is what connects planning to execution.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Too Much and Not Enough Locked

This state university, through transparency and inclusive, two-way communication, kept student needs at the forefront when planning for right-sized spaces.
From Volume 47 Number 3 | April–June 2019
When resources are constrained and enrollment is tightening, it takes thoughtful and strategic involvement of all stakeholders to develop and execute a comprehensive facilities plan.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Modifying the Strategic Planning Engine Locked

A Case Study
From Volume 46 Number 4 | July–September 2018
Using the Strategic Planning Engine model resulted in a more objective, replicable, scalable, flexible, and transparent planning process with useful and relevant results.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Nurturing Your Capital Project Locked

The Path from Concept to Ribbon Cutting
From Volume 46 Number 2 | January–March 2018
By following the progression of steps needed to complete a typical capital improvement project detailed here, even the most complex project can be accomplished effectively and efficiently.
Conference Slides

Align Processes and Foster Collaboration to Streamline Planning Engagement

Published 2018
The newly consolidated Augusta University implemented an annual planning and resource alignment process to streamline procedures and integrate strategic efforts across the institution.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Instituting a New Degree Program Locked

A Case Study of University Planning
From Volume 45 Number 4 | July–September 2017
Change in higher education rests on the skills of administrators and their knowledge of the strengths and weaknesses of various planning approaches described in this case study.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Juggling Chainsaws Locked

Managing the Tensions between Strategic Planning and Decentralized Budgeting
From Volume 45 Number 3 | April–June 2017
The numerous benefits of these processes can be realized only when the institution recognizes and plans for the different, sometimes conflicting perspectives they bring to high-stakes discussions.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Redesigning a Budget Model with a Grassroots Approach Locked

From Volume 45 Number 3 | April–June 2017
While redesigning a campus budget model could happen relatively quickly from a technical standpoint, time spent in extensive engagement, collaboration, and conversation is key to successful implementation.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Organizing Financial Information to Support University Planning and Analysis Locked

From Volume 45 Number 3 | April–June 2017
Before investing in complex and costly new technologies, first consider whether your institution would benefit from a redesigned chart of accounts.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

No-Brainer or Brain-Twister?

Linking Planning and Budgeting
From Volume 45 Number 3 | April–June 2017
While there is no one right way to link planning and budgeting, there is good practice: what works to influence behavior in the direction of institutional goals, supported by strong leadership.
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