Optimal educational operations are necessary for effectively delivering service to students and maintaining the financial health of the institution. This group is for those who oversee, or aspire to oversee, educational operations. Group members discuss and share best practices, ideas, thoughts, reflections, and resources to help colleagues across the globe improve performance. 


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Job Offer and Orientation | Origin: OP115 | New comment by Abraham Cicchetti

I was glad to see that my organization follows a similar process regarding the job offer and orientation part of this topic. I intend to keeping following the same process.  

Faculty Selection | Origin: OP115 | New comment by Abraham Cicchetti

I appreciated the learning about the multiple-hurdle method. This method is the quickest, least expensive hiring steps early in the hiring process and saving the more time-intensive and costly...

Faculty Recruitment | Origin: OP115 | New comment by Abraham Cicchetti

I think it is important to examine the recruitment process periodically to achieve desired outcome. Finding the right fit for both the organization and the candidate allows for a better relationship...

Job Analysis | Origin: OP115 | New comment by Abraham Cicchetti

Job analysis is very important in finding the correct talents for your instituation. Have a clear description of expectations is essential for all departments within the organization. Looking forward...

Starting the Process of Developing New Programs | Origin: OP106 | New comment by Eric R. Dawicki

Planning is essential, market need, employment opportunities and community based support are critical to the success.  When creating a planning committee, we need to create standards from which...

Forming a Board | Origin: OP110 | New comment by Regina Bush

Career colleges can opt for an Advisory Board or a Board of Directors. There are many parameters to consider when selecting directors for the Board.

Board Frameworks | Origin: OP110 | New comment by Regina Bush

In the past, I utilized the advisory board to assist with creating a mission, vision, review the strategic plan etc... However, I have never engaged an advisory board to assist with student...

Implementing Program Changes | Origin: OP106 | New comment by Regina Bush

This section provided excellent information on strategies to extrapolate the data. The information will be applied to making revisions to the MSLP Program during the development phase. In general...

Learn from the Data | Origin: OP106 | New comment by Regina Bush

The data can tell the team pertinent information about a potential program as well as an existing program.This information may be used to modify and improve the existing program.

Learn About Your Community | Origin: OP106 | New comment by Regina Bush

It is important to reach out to a variety of stakeholders to obtain information. This section listed several members of the community that I did not anticipate or consider contacting to obtain...