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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Maintaining and Motivating Boards | Origin: OP110 | New comment by Jorge Carrillo

As all humans, board members need to feel appreciated and motivated.   

Managing Board Meetings | Origin: OP110 | New comment by Jorge Carrillo

manageing a board meeting requieres preparation and skills. It must have a processes, and a formal planning practice.   

Forming a Board | Origin: OP110 | New comment by Jorge Carrillo

Its critical the structure and formation of sub-committees to better serve the institution.   

Board Frameworks | Origin: OP110 | New comment by Jorge Carrillo

it will help my to understan how policies are formed and transformed into decisions and actions at the operational level.   

Organizational Development Planning | Origin: OP105 | New comment by Kristi Waltrip

I've learned as the school grows in it's census, and as online education is gaining strength, we should consistently revisit the need for changes or upgrades in library resources, physical space, and...

Student Services Planning | Origin: OP105 | New comment by Kristi Waltrip

My takeaways from Student Services: Graduation is a powerful student motivator   Exit interviews are important in preparing students for externship and job placement...

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

I've learned the importance of brainstorming about new programs, what programs are relevant, and what programs are becoming obsolete.  My implementation will be the thoughts I give to what...

Organizational Development Planning | Origin: OP105 | New comment by Kevin Magner

I would say that Organizational Development Planning goes beyond the organization chart.  Not only do we need to identify positions and responsibilities, we lso need to assure that we have...

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

Planning is essential for success in every business.  We need to do both long and short term planning. Develop a 5 year plan and then create annual plans to support the five year plan.  Of...

Implementing Program Changes | Origin: OP106 | New comment by BRUCE HAGER

Regulatory agencies have guidelines tha need to be addressed before adding to the program.