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  1. 1. College & University Performance Summit 2009 College & University Performance Summit 2009 Earn up to 15 Manage and Improve Rankings for Improved CPE Credits Results in Funding and Enrollment Improve the October 26 - 28, 2009 | Arlington, VA Academic, You Will Learn to: Operational Understand Institutional Ranking Criteria and Financial Identify “input measures” used by US News and World Report to better understand how your institution is evaluated Performance Assess Your Institution’s Performance for Higher Rankings of Your Develop indicators to assess student development and management effectiveness Institution Enhance Your School’s Student Recruitment and Retention Strategies Explore traditional and non-traditional approaches for attracting students and maintaining enrollment Stimulate Alumni Giving and Stakeholder Buy-In with Improved Transparency Identify strategies for providing accessible data and reporting information to potential students, alumni and decision makers In Association with: www.ASMIweb.com/HigherEd 1 www.ASMIweb.com/HigherEd
  2. 2. day one College & University Performance Summit 2009 October 26, 2009 8:30 Summit Registration & Continental Breakfast 9:00 keynote address Assessing University Performance: The Roll of Rankings With an ever-increasing emphasis on rank and university performance, it’s important for all higher education institutions to understand how their performance directly relates to overall success. During this session foster a better understanding of the methodology behind the ranking as well as strategies to implement that will help improve your institution’s current performance. Understand the assessment criteria used by US News and World Report and why it’s important to be highly ranked Establish ways to improve your institutions ranking Learn how to balance institutional priorities while improving your university’s ranking 10:00 Break & Refreshments 10:15 Leadership Panel: New Approaches to Assessing University Performance Discuss benchmarks for non-traditional performance assessment Identify additional information that can foster better rankings and more informed consumer choices Explore new ways to improve your institution’s performance assessment strategy 11:00 The Critical Role of Mission and Planning in Leading Your University through a Recession Understand what can be done to combat the impact of the recession while maintaining alignment with your institution’s mission Learn how to manage resources and expenditures to keep projects on track Identify ways to modify planning strategies to fit within the current economic landscape who should attend: Vice Presidents Budget Directors Performance Directors and Managers Strategic Planning Directors and Managers Chief Financial Officers Resource Planning Directors 2 www.ASMIweb.com/HigherEd
  3. 3. day one College & University Performance Summit 2009 October 26, 2009 12:00 Lunch Break 1:00 Integrate Strategic Planning, Operational Management, and Institutional Performance Develop policies and procedures that accurately evaluate university-wide performance Provide objective planning and analysis techniques that support and strengthen overall processes Instill coordinated and actionable strategic thinking throughout the institution 2:00 Break & Refreshments 2:15 Use Relevant Data to Assess the Measures that Determine Institutional Rank Identify ‘input measures’ used to evaluate institutional ranking and areas in need of improvement Distinguish relevant data from irrelevant data to ensure accurate performance assessments Utilize resources that will aid in improving under-performing areas 3:15 Discover Innovative Best Practices in Higher Education Improve teaching and learning strategies based on the best-practices of high-ranking institutions Facilitate discussions on improved data-based decision making within the framework of ranking criteria Capture and report indicators of success based on national and international discussions 4:15 Day One Adjourns top five reasons to attend: Develop a Evaluate the Understand the Identify Discover methods framework correlation importance of metrics and key for improving for measuring between proper planning performance recruitment and performance in institutional during a recession indicators to retention higher education performance and evaluate program overall ranking performance www.ASMIweb.com/HigherEd 3
  4. 4. day two College & University Performance Summit 2009 October 27, 2009 8:30 Continental Breakfast 9:00 keynote address Understand the Impact of Rankings on Student Choice While there has been considerable emphasis put on university rankings as a whole, the impact on students and how those ranks influence decision making specifically has garnered greater attention. During this session, examine the impact of institutional and program-area rankings on student access to, and choice in, higher education. Recognize ranking criteria that influences prospective students the most Identify ways to improve the ranking criteria influencing decision makers Learn how to distinguish your institution over institutions targeting the same market 10:00 Break & Refreshments 10:15 Improve Student Retention Rates to Achieve a Higher Ranking Identify best practices in academic advisement to aid students in career planning Learn how tutoring can play a roll in retention rates Create offerings such as workshops and seminars that enhance student learning and preparation 11:00 Recognize the Importance of Alumni Giving Rates and its Correlation to Institutional Ranking Understand how student satisfaction is directly related to alumni giving Learn how to create a motivating and successful campaign to boost annual giving rates Explore new strategies for reaching out to alumni, finding “lost alumni” and boosting giving percentages 12:00 Lunch Break “Some very innovative ideas were presented. I will definitely take good things back.” Melanie Hatch, Dean, College of Engineering & Business, Gannon University 4 www.ASMIweb.com/HigherEd
  5. 5. day two College & University Performance Summit 2009 October 27, 2009 1:00 Understand How Financial Resources are Measured to Distinguish Rank Identify the criteria used to measure financial resources based on average spending per full- time student Discover how to best utilize your financial resources while considering the current economic conditions Create strategies for evaluating how well resources are being utilized 2:00 Break & Refreshments 2:15 Accurately Report Performance and Rankings to Stakeholders Identify the most relevant information for your institution’s community Determine the best method for publicizing information to school stakeholders Understand how transparent institutional assessment data can improve recruitment and retention 3:15 panel discussion Evaluate the Significance of the Ranking Model The annual rankings provided in the US News and World Report publication are a popular source for students and their families when deciding which higher education institution to attend. However, there are flaws in the ranking system, and with the wide variety of choices nationwide, it can be difficult for some institutions to distinguish themselves as a top-quality education provider. This discussion will serve as a forum for attendees to discuss their unique experiences with ranking methodology and institutional performance as well as hear helpful insight from peers. Dissect the ranking model used by US News and World Report and the importance of the model in your institution’s performance framework Explore and overcome pitfalls and roadblocks encountered when trying to stay within model guidelines Discuss unique experiences with the ranking system and your institution 4:15 Summit Adjourns “Great presentations with helpful insights into processes and tools.” David Ormsbee, Associate VP, Strategic Planning & Outreach, Cedarville University www.ASMIweb.com/HigherEd 5
  6. 6. workshop College & University Performance Summit 2009 October 28, 2009 Workshops are designed to be an interactive way for participants to learn the latest management techniques in order to implement them in their workplace. The workshops provide a platform to learn practical applications of current best practices. 8:30 Workshop Registration & Continental Breakfast 9:00 workshop Strive for Excellence: Develop a Performance Management System for Higher Education Performance defines academic institutions. Developing an integrated, campus-wide approach to performance management and measurement is the key to improving performance in all areas of colleges and universities. Follow along with Jon Desenberg as he takes a Logic Model approach to performance measures. Learn to develop a strategy that’s based on getting the results your institutions strives for and the measures to ensure results are achieved. During this workshop, you will learn to: Discover key success areas that have driven success at other universities Realize leading success areas and plan for implementation Recognize the importance of performance management for getting results Harness data availability and integrity for accurate evaluation and analysis Create a system that transcends all levels of your higher education institution Jon Desenberg Senior Consultant, American Strategic Management Institute 12:00 Workshop Adjourns sponsorship opportunities As a conference and training provider, The American Strategic Management Institute is an expert in bringing together leaders to share and discuss best practices and innovations. We connect decision- makers with respected solution providers. ASMI offers four different pre-designed sponsorship packages: Event Co-Sponsor Session Sponsor Luncheon Sponsor Exhibit Booth Sponsor For more information on sponsorships or to get started, contact Dave Yerks at 858-866-9381 or Dave.Yerks@ASMIweb.com 6 www.ASMIweb.com/HigherEd
  7. 7. College & University Performance Summit 2009 Logistics & Registration Venue and Hotel: Tuition & Group Discounts: College & University Performance Summit The tuition rate for attending the College & 2009 will be held at The Performance Institute’s University Performance Summit 2009 is as follows: Conference Center in Arlington, VA, just one Offerings Early Bird Regular Rate block east of the Courthouse stop on the Orange Line of the DC Metro. A public parking garage Conference $1199 $1299 is located inside of the building for $10/day. Post-Conference $499 $499 Continental breakfast, refreshments and lunch will Workshop be provided for delegates on each day. * For the Early Bird rate, register by August 19, 2009 The Performance Institute Conference Center 1515 N. Courthouse Rd., Suite 600 For more information on group discounts for Arlington, VA 22201 College & University Performance Summit 2009 703-894-0920 please contact Dave Yerks at 858-866-9381 or Dave.Yerks@ASMIweb.com. A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the Arlington Rosslyn Courtyard by Marriott at Cancellation Policy the prevailing rate of $233.00 until September 27, For live events: ASMI will provide a full refund less $399 administration 2009. Please call the hotel directly and reference fee for cancellations four weeks before the event. If cancellation occurs within two weeks prior to conference start date, no refund will be issued. code “College and University” when making Registrants who fail to attend and do not cancel prior to the event will be reservations to get the discounted rate. The hotel charged the entire registration fee. is conveniently located three blocks from the All the cancellation requests need to be made online. Your confirmation Rosslyn Metro station. Please ask the hotel about email contains links to modify or cancel registrations. Please note that the cancellation is not final until you receive a written confirmation. a complimentary shuttle that is also available for Payment must be secured prior to the conference. If payment is not your convenience. received by the conference start date, a method of payment must be presented at the time of registration in order to guarantee your Arlington Rosslyn Courtyard by Marriott participation at the event. 1533 Clarendon Blvd. Quality Assurance Arlington, VA 22209 ASMI strives to provide you with the most productive and effective Phone: 703-528-2222 / 1-800-321-2211 educational experience possible. If after completing the course you feel there is some way we can improve, please write your comments on the www.courtyardarlingtonrosslyn.com evaluation form provided upon your arrival. Should you feel dissatisfied with your learning experience and wish to request a credit or refund, please submit it in writing no later than 10 business days after the end of the training to: ASMI: Corporate Headquarters; 805 15th Street NW, 3rd CPE Credits Floor; Washington, D.C. 20005 Note: As speakers are confirmed six months before the event, some Delivery Method: Group-live speaker changes or topic changes may occur in the program. ASMI is not Program Level: Beginner responsible for speaker changes, but will work to ensure a comparable Prerequisites: None speaker is located to participate in the program. Advanced Preparation: None If for any reason ASMI decides to cancel this conference, ASMI accepts no responsibility for covering airfare, hotel or other costs incurred CPE Credits: 15.4 for the training by registrants, including delegates, sponsors and guests. The American Strategic Management Institute (ASMI) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy Discounts (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the • All ‘Early Bird’ Discounts must require payment at time of registration National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have and before the cut-off date in order to receive any discount. final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. • Any discounts offered whether by ASMI (including team discounts) must Complaints regarding sponsors may be addressed to the National also require payment at the time of registration. Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Nashville, TN • All discount offers cannot be combined with any other offer. 37219-2417. Website: www.nasba.org. • Discounts cannot be applied retroactively www.ASMIweb.com/HigherEd 7
  8. 8. College & University Performance Summit 2009 Logistics & Registration to register Call Fax this Form to Visit 877-992-9522 866-234-0680 www.ASMIweb.com/HigherEd Registration Form Yes! Register me for College & University Performance Summit 2009 Add the Post-Conference Workshop Please call me. I am interested in a special Group Discount for my team Delegate Information Name Title Organization Dept. Address City State Zip Telephone Fax Email Payment Information Check Purchase Order / Training Form Credit Card Credit Card Number Expiration Date Verification no. Name on Card Billing Zip Please make checks payable to: The Performance Institute Priority Code: B276-WEB 8 www.ASMIweb.com/HigherEd