Department Growth Planning: How can we assess demand and capacity mismatches across all departments?
Course Planning: How can we structure offerings to align with demand and support student outcomes?
Budgeting and Resource Allocation: How can we standardize and streamline resource allocation decisions?
Annual Program Review: How can we more strategically evaluate department health on an annual basis?
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Instructional costs account for nearly half of institutional expenses and are a critical lever in the academic planning process. Yet many institutions have incomplete, inaccurate data that prevent departments from managing expenses, evaluating returns on investments, and allocating resources effectively. Academic Performance Solutions’ (APS) discipline-level benchmarks of instructional costs help institutions confront this challenge by…
Department leaders often underestimate the role they play in long term success of the institution. They may think their decisions, such as those pertaining to hiring faculty or scheduling courses, solely impact their departments; however, in aggregate these decisions have significant effects on their institution’s strategic priorities. To ensure institutional and departmental priorities are aligned,…