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Scenario Modeling: Stress Test Your Strategic Initiatives

On-Demand | Originally Aired June 12, 2020

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Scenarioi Mapping

Scenario modeling helps institutions map out multiple views of the future, over different time periods, with different assumptions. Every institution has a list of financial drivers that can alter its trajectory. Creating a financial plan requires a deep understanding of the relationships and effects of those drivers. Join as presenters explore the planning and development process along with the inherent challenges associated with modeling and forecasting. Attendees will also examine a tool that can help configure new scenarios, allowing instant visualization of prospective outcomes.

Planning and Budgeting Webcast

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. After participating in this program, you will be able to:

  • Describe challenges facing the future of higher education institutions
  • Discuss ways to evaluate change and adapt to it over time
  • Explain how to use scenario modeling to build and adapt a strategic plan

Who Should Attend

  • Associate Vice Presidents of Finance, Administration, Budget or Facilities
  • Budget Directors
  • Budget Managers
  • Chief Financial Officers
  • Planning Officers

Meet The Presenters

  • Rita Pinkerton, executive budget director, Indiana Wesleyan University
  • Nancy Schoonmaker, executive VP and CFO, Indiana Wesleyan University
  • David Armstrong, director, higher education services group, BKD CPAs and Advisors
  • Bryan Dickson, director, student financial services and educational programs, NACUBO

CPE Information

There are no CPEs offered for this event.

CPE credit is not available for on-demand programs at this time.

NACUBO is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website


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Cancellation Policies

Member Standard Ends June 12, 2022


Non-Member Standard Ends June 12, 2022




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