Webinar: A Financially Sustainable Approach to Innovate Academic ProgramsOctober 21, 2015 at noon to 1:30 p.m.

Time: October 21, 2015 at noon to 1:30 p.m.

As the pressure builds on institutions to ensure academic offerings are attuned to student needs and new disciplines, the Chief Business Officer needs a proven process to guide the growth of academic offerings. This webcast will explore how five-year financial models have been developed at other institutions to manage growth, changes to existing programs and the development of faculty. Speakers will illustrate effective collaborative roles played by the Provost, Chief Business Officer and Chief Operating Officers in developing sustainable growth models in tuition-dependent institutions.

What You Will Learn
After participating in this program, you will be able to:
Be equipped with strategies to partner with academic officers to develop financial plans for new and existing programs
Have an increased understanding of how previous efforts to deploy activity based costing to academic programs can be leveraged into a more strategic analysis for program expansion
Recognize the nuances of developing well though-out five year financial models

Meet the Presenters
Geoffrey Bracket, executive vice president, Marist College
Mary Foster, managing director, Grant Thornton
Bob Shea, senior fellow, finance and campus management, NACUBO