New Year, New Board?

Traditionally we have had only a handful of “regular” advisory board members. A high percentage of our members are rather nomadic in nature - that is, we see them a few times (rarely in a... >>>

Orienting your new instructors...

What do you currently do to orient your new instructors and what would you do... >>>

Conducting job interviews...

How do you conduct job interviews and what changes will you make as a result of this... >>>

Recruiting instructors...

What is your most common way of recruiting applicants for instructor positions at your school and how can the method be... >>>

The right instructor...

What kind of knowledge, skills, and aptitudes do you seek in your... >>>

budget development

Oddly, budgeting is not discussed until late in this course. In fact it's the last module before the suggestion is even made that accounting staff be involved, and budgets written. It seems to me... >>>

The Formation of an advisory baord

I am the new director of a career school which does not have an advisory board. I have been with the organization for a period of four weeks and in that time I have discovered that some of the... >>>

Organizational Cultures

I am the new director of an organization which has been in existence for ten years. In that time, it has steadly declined due the the ethos of the organization; an ethos of dysfunctionalism that... >>>

Advisory Board value

How do you get the members of the advisory board to fully participate? Some are all for being on the board but when the day comes for a meeting work gets in the way and they can't attend the... >>>

Board Vitality

Maintaining board vitality requires attention and recognition, what are some of the ways you can enhance the effectiveness of your board while staying within your budget?... >>>

Managing Boards

If you were being evaluated on how effectively you are managing a governing or advisory board for your school, what would you include in your accountabilities and how would you assess them?... >>>

Form and Function of Advisory Boards

If asked to present a proposal to senior management on the form and function of advisory boards, how would you position it? How would you demonstrate the value of an advisory board to enhancing the... >>>

Value of Governing and Advisory Boards

Both governing and advisory boards, when operating effectively and efficiently, can make significant and valuable contributions to a career school. How would you present, to senior management or... >>>

How can we effectively motivate our students to seek employment once they have graduated?

I have a small but fast growing Allied Health Academy. We train medical assistants, dental assistants and massage therapists. Our medical and dental programs each have externship components. We... >>>

Adding new programs?

How are schools determining which new programs to add? Is there some bank of information available or are people "dipping their toes in" by trying new programs in a small way and then pouring in... >>>

Your top plans...

If you were asked to select the five top plans to put in place today, which would they be? What does your committee have to... >>>

Dealing with organizational issues...

Consider the most pressing issue of the subjects covered in this module. If you could snap your fingers, how would you address the... >>>

Placement Services

Discuss ways to enhance your placement department regardless of how many employees or staff hours you can budget for... >>>


If you have been conducting brainstorming sessions, what have you discovered so far? What new ideas do you think you can realistically put in place? What answers to previous questions have emerged? If... >>>