Monday Afternoon Learning Opps

Strategic Business Analysis: Transforming Your Organization

  • Monday, July 31
  • 03:45 PM - 05:00 PM
  • Minneapolis Conv Ctr
  • 103C
  • BMO

Speakers

Paul Dworkis

Chief Financial Officer

University of Maryland

College Park, Maryland

Cynthia Hale

Associate Vice President for Personnel and Budget

University of Maryland

College Park, Maryland

William Mea

Executive Vice President for Finance & Administration

The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art

New York, New York

Matt Unterman

Principal, Higher Education Advisory Services Practice

Grant Thornton LLP

New York, New York

Description

Have economic pressures prompted you to question the cost effectiveness of your business model? Are you optimizing course delivery/scheduling, operations, and shared services? Have you identified untapped revenue opportunities to pursue? Conducting a Strategic Business Analysis will enable you to determine the optimal model to meet your constituents’ needs in a financially viable, operationally efficient, and strategically focused manner. In this session, the speakers will discuss how to analyze the opportunities and challenges facing your institution, create a Strategic Business Analysis, and develop actionable improvement plans to achieve your institution’s future state. The areas to be explored include service delivery, the marketplace, the business/financial model, the organizational structure and workforce, and technology.

Learning Objectives

  • Properly frame the strategy to be evaluated; analyze internal and external opportunities and challenges.
  • Assess the impact of alternatives on the organization and on key financial ratios.
  • Determine future state vision and develop actionable improvement plans to achieve your institution’s future state.