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Webinar Recordings

Academic Program Portfolio Planning

Recorded August 27. In a competitive landscape, it is more important than ever to ensure the programs you offer align with demand in the market. We will discuss the data you need, and where to find it to evaluate market demand for academic programs, including critical data on student demand that is often overlooked.

This is part one of a three-part program series, “Integrated Planning to Build a Thriving Academic Program Portfolio.”

Planning for Higher Education Journal

Can You Trust Your Eyes?

Volumes of data are available to administrators to support decision-making. But that doesn’t mean that what’s been presented is accurate. When data are misused or misconstrued, senior leaders at higher education institutions may make the wrong conclusions, ineffective policies may be enacted, and students may not be successful in completing their academic goals.
Conference Presentations

Data-Informed Design Decisions

Come learn how data-informed design can inform your next building project, guide space allocation, and minimize the need for new construction on your campus.
Webinar Recordings

From Academic Program Decisions to Results

Recorded October 1. The decision-making process is only the beginning—how do you build a robust program portfolio in a way that ensures educational quality, financial sustainability, and meets the needs of your students? We will provide real-world examples of ways to effectively build quality online programs and courses that improve student access and retention, including performance metrics and faculty engagement.

This is part three of a three-part program series, “Integrated Planning to Build a Thriving Academic Program Portfolio.”

Conference Presentations

Innovative Data Tools That Support Capital and Facilities Planning

In this session, we will discuss data strategies for capital and facilities planning that enable real-time mobile access to planning tools, automated project tracking, metrics, and building transparency in order to support the planning and execution process.
Webinar Recordings

Instructional Economics

Recorded September 15. All program decisions have financial consequences—and some may surprise you. We will share a methodology for analyzing instructional economics and strategies for incorporating this data into the program decision-making process for long-term financial health.

This is part two of a three-part program series, “Integrated Planning to Build a Thriving Academic Program Portfolio.”

Conference Presentations

Predictive Analytics

We will discuss a computational metrics mobile app and how Miami University uses it for master planning.
Example Plans

Public Dashboards Cheat Sheet

This layperson-friendly document lists the institution’s publicly accessible dashboards, what data each provides, and sample questions that each can help answer.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Reduce Curriculum Costs While Increasing Student Enrollment

Results of the study supplied evidence needed to support tough institutional decisions. The 13 Kentucky colleges and universities that participated in the research now have critically important data to use in making choices about how they best serve their students, maximize scarce resources, and sustain financial stability.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Traffic Congestion on a University Campus

Universities are in a special position to take information related to the patterns and causes of congestion and apply it to their planning goals. In particular, they can work effectively to reduce demand.
Conference Presentations

Using Data to Drive Peer Group Selection

You will learn an approach for developing a data-informed peer group and how benchmarking with a peer group can inform your institution's governing board and be linked to mission.