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OD: Best Practices for Budgeting and Forecasting in Higher Education

Recorded on: Thursday, September 25, 2014 1:00 PM ET


This webcast will give practical tips for how improved planning, analytics and reporting can drive better decision making in your institution. Advances in performance management processes and technology are helping leading edge organizations to overcome emerging challenges such as the pressure to contain tuition increases, increased demands for recruiting and uncertain public and endowment funding.

Join us to hear firsthand how finance professionals at University College London are facing these challenges and not only better managing costs, but leveraging analytics and insightful reporting to make strategic, data-driven decisions across the institution.

What You Will Learn

  • Gain a better understanding of managing financial budgeting, forecasting and salary planning at the individual or job class level and allocating costs and revenue across departments, services and programs.
  • Learn to more efficiently manage grant planning and enable full visibility to income and expenditure across a grant’s lifecycle.
  • Explore how to evaluate performance using what-if models around tuition pricing, attendance and net tuition per student assumptions.
  • See how to define and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs), including departmental budget variance analysis, FTE counts by job class, and student progression and retention rates.
  • Become familiar with how to share insightful reporting across the organization for greater visibility and accountability.  

Meet the Presenters

  • Julian Carter, senior systems accountant of University College London
  • Tony Ard, director of higher education solutions, Axiom EPM

Who Should Attend

  • Chief Business Officers/Chief Financial Officers
  • Budget Managers
  • Financial Analysts
  • Controllers
  • Vice President of Financial Planning

Course Information

  • Length: 60 minutes


Member Site Fee: $99.00
Non-Member Site Fee: $129.00


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