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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Marketing & Budget Planning | Origin: OP105 | New comment by Stephen Villett

The 10% rule is interesting as I would think there should be some variance based on the market your school is in. some areas are easiter to market than other areas and I think this should be taken...

Organizational Development Planning | Origin: OP105 | New comment by Stephen Villett

There needs to be alot of thought and consideration for efforts to grow a school and MUST include many individuals from the school so that you have all the necessary information needed to plan...

Student Services Planning | Origin: OP105 | New comment by Stephen Villett

The more proactive a school is with their students the more apt they are going to be succesful in their program  

Basic Planning & Initial Steps for a Five-year Plan | Origin: OP105 | New comment by Stephen Villett

I beleive to many schools get caught up in the moment of their course offerings rather than evaluating your programs in the long range to try and plan for any upticks or downward trends that may be...

Maintaining and Motivating Boards | Origin: OP110 | New comment by Lisa Deans

Recognition for a board member's contribution is a professional way to acknowledge their work

Managing Board Meetings | Origin: OP110 | New comment by Lisa Deans

How to effectively engage board members and the importance of a well organized meeting.

Forming a Board | Origin: OP110 | New comment by Lisa Deans

Carefully choosing your Board members is an important factor if you want to optimize the board's effectiveness.

Board Frameworks | Origin: OP110 | New comment by Lisa Deans

Creating a diverse Advisory Board would be beneficial. Inviting different levels within our fiel, Receptionist, Technologists, Managers etc. this could provide a variety of view points. This could...

Maintaining and Motivating Boards | Origin: OP110 | New comment by Donna Bega

I have been fortunate to have members that continue to serve as members. It is a challenge getting new members.

Forming a Board | Origin: OP110 | New comment by Donna Bega

When choosing a board member it can't be because you like them as an individual. You want to choose someone that will bring efficacy and at times challenge you to make improvements.