This program will examine international operations run by colleges and universities, with a focus on management and business support for programs operating overseas as well as compliance with both U.S. and foreign regulations. Topics on the agenda will include:
Impact of COVID-19 on global operations and programs
Identifying and tracking worldwide activities
International tax issues (equalization levies, permanent establishment exposure)
Innovative business processes to support international activities
Whether your institution is relatively new to operating outside the U.S. or has a dedicated global operations department, this forum will offer you the opportunity to learn from campus experts and hear the latest developments from international operations professionals facing similar challenges.
What You Will Learn
NACUBO’s professional development programs are designed to deliver the skills, concepts, and best practices for success to individuals in the business of higher education. The following course information is provided to help you determine the best learning experience to meet your needs
An understanding of recent regulatory developments impacting compliance with U.S. and foreign requirements
Explore institutional models for global support and best practices
Identify key components and strategic thinking related to setting up operations abroad
Who Should Attend
College and university professionals working in global operations support/international outreach
Sponsored projects administrators
No prerequisites and/or advance preparation required.
Estimated 5 CPE Credits
CPE credit is not available for On-Demand programs at this time.
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International COVID-19 Response, Reflections and Recovery - The Way Forward
Panelists will discuss the international COVID-19 response, after-action reviews and recovery efforts of two private universities. Speakers will provide an overview of initial international response efforts in spring 2020, reflections on what they were most prepared for and any changes that were needed in the aftermath, and what the path to resuming international travel for each university looks like in the weeks and months ahead.
International online study and remote international work is the new normal for the modern student, especially graduate students. This session centers on regulatory challenges and considerations in connection with offering students international online degree coursework and delivering stipends/payments to graduate student teaching and research assistants working abroad.
We have witnessed a rapid change of pace across the various aspects of college and university global operations decision-making in the past few months. Presenters will discuss lessons learned and best practices including working with crisis management committees in this new environment, as well as how to pivot future planning in these uncertain times.
Understand the current and evolving international environment as it relates to online education and associated tax implications and risks for colleges and universities (e.g. equalization levy, VAT/GST etc.).
Session Duration: 60 minutes; 11:00am - 12:00pm EST
HEA Section 117 Foreign Gift and Contract Reporting: Developments and Compliance Strategies
The panelists will provide context for the Department of Education’s focus on Sec. 117, discuss recent developments, and offer compliance strategies, including framing your institution’s protocol, educating campus constituencies’ and collecting and reporting information.