Tag: Academic Resource Efficiency

Department leaders often don’t realize the influential role they play in the entire institution’s long-term success. These leaders may think their decisions solely affect their departments. While that may be true in each isolated case, holistically, these decisions have a significant impact on their institution’s strategic priorities. To ensure institutional and departmental priorities are aligned, […]

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Research has found that only 3% of departments chairs receive formal training before assuming their roles, and the training they do receive tends to spend little time preparing them for decisions related to the strategic direction and resource allocation of their programs. One university has created an intensive, immersive one-day training that empowers new leaders to make effective financial planning decisions.

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