Tuesday Morning Learning Opps

Implementing a Cost and Revenue Model—Lessons Learned

  • Tuesday, August 01
  • 09:00 AM - 10:15 AM
  • Minneapolis Conv Ctr
  • 208C
  • FIN


Maria Anguiano

Chief Financial Officer

Minerva Project

San Francisco, California

Anthony Pember

Senior Manager, Decision Analytics

Grant Thornton LLP

Alexandria, Virginia

Matt Unterman

Principal, Higher Education Advisory Services Practice

Grant Thornton LLP

New York, New York


Representatives of three higher education institutions will share their experiences of implementing an Activity-Based Cost (ABC) and revenue model designed to provide analytics to support institutional initiatives. They will describe the model design and development process, discuss how the model has enhanced analysis and decision making, share best practices and lessons learned, and highlight success stories at each of their campuses.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the motivation for designing a cost and revenue model.
  • Examine the methodology for designing a cost and revenue model.
  • Evaluate the types of reporting capabilities offered by a cost and revenue model.
  • Gain insights into successful implementation of the model, based on the experiences of other institutions.