hea713 | Graduate

Higher Education Economics, Finance And Strategic Planning

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This course introduces and examines the major features of the financial operations and functions, and decision making within various types of higher education institutions. Strategic financial planning and global market influences, in the context of higher education institutions will be addressed. Competency A: Evaluate the interrelationships among laws, regulations, politics, institutional policies, costs, benefits, and investments in individuals and society in higher education. Competency B: Describe the contributions and ramifications of various sources of funding including Federal and State governments, student tuition and fees, philanthropy, special interest groups, and private enterprise in financing higher education. Competency C: Analyze the roles and functions of the office of budget and management and the responsibilities of the chief financial officer. Competency D: Apply budget philosophies, processes, allocations, and accountability to institutional financial strategic planning. Competency E: Evaluate the influences of global market forces, global funding of higher education, and comparative funding models in developed and developing nations on higher education policy. Competency F: Examine shifts in funding processes for ethical issues and emerging concepts.

This graduate-level course is 8 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 8 weeks

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    The CFO and the Office of Budget and Management

    • Competency C: Analyze the roles and functions of the office of budget and management and the responsibilities of the chief financial officer. [Wk 4]
    • Competency D: Apply budget philosophies, processes, allocations, and accountability to institutional financial strategic planning. [Wk 4}
    • Competency E: Evaluate the influences of global market forces, global funding of higher education, and comparative funding models in developed and developing nations on higher education policy. [Wk 4]
    • Competency F: Examine shifts in funding processes for ethical issues and emerging concepts. [Wk 4]
    • Competency A: Evaluate the interrelationships among laws, regulations, politics, institutional policies, costs, benefits, and investments in individuals and society in higher education. [Wk 4]
    • Competency B: Describe the contributions and ramifications of various sources of funding including Federal and State governments, student tuition and fees, philanthropy, special interest groups, and private enterprise in financing higher education. [Wk 4]

    Financial Management and Expenditures

    • Competency A: Evaluate the interrelationships among laws, regulations, politics, institutional policies, costs, benefits, and investments in individuals and society in higher education. [Wk 5]
    • Competency B: Describe the contributions and ramifications of various sources of funding including Federal and State governments, student tuition and fees, philanthropy, special interest groups, and private enterprise in financing higher education. [Wk 5]
    • Competency C: Analyze the roles and functions of the office of budget and management and the responsibilities of the chief financial officer. [Wk 5]
    • Competency D: Apply budget philosophies, processes, allocations, and accountability to institutional financial strategic planning. [Wk 5}
    • Competency E: Evaluate the influences of global market forces, global funding of higher education, and comparative funding models in developed and developing nations on higher education policy. [Wk 5]
    • Competency F: Examine shifts in funding processes for ethical issues and emerging concepts. [Wk 5]

    Sources of Funding

    • Competency A: Evaluate the interrelationships among laws, regulations, politics, institutional policies, costs, benefits, and investments in individuals and society in higher education. [Wk 2]
    • Competency B: Describe the contributions and ramifications of various sources of funding including Federal and State governments, student tuition and fees, philanthropy, special interest groups, and private enterprise in financing higher education. [Wk 2]
    • Competency C: Analyze the roles and functions of the office of budget and management and the responsibilities of the chief financial officer. [Wk 2]
    • Competency D: Apply budget philosophies, processes, allocations, and accountability to institutional financial strategic planning. [Wk 2}
    • Competency E: Evaluate the influences of global market forces, global funding of higher education, and comparative funding models in developed and developing nations on higher education policy. [Wk 2]
    • Competency F: Examine shifts in funding processes for ethical issues and emerging concepts. [Wk 2]

    Strategic Financial Planning and Resource Allocation

    • Competency A: Evaluate the interrelationships among laws, regulations, politics, institutional policies, costs, benefits, and investments in individuals and society in higher education. [Wk 6]
    • Competency B: Describe the contributions and ramifications of various sources of funding including Federal and State governments, student tuition and fees, philanthropy, special interest groups, and private enterprise in financing higher education. [Wk 6]
    • Competency C: Analyze the roles and functions of the office of budget and management and the responsibilities of the chief financial officer. [Wk 6]
    • Competency D: Apply budget philosophies, processes, allocations, and accountability to institutional financial strategic planning. [Wk 6}
    • Competency E: Evaluate the influences of global market forces, global funding of higher education, and comparative funding models in developed and developing nations on higher education policy. [Wk 6]
    • Competency F: Examine shifts in funding processes for ethical issues and emerging concepts. [Wk 6]

    Global Considerations in Higher Education Finance

    • Competency A: Evaluate the interrelationships among laws, regulations, politics, institutional policies, costs, benefits, and investments in individuals and society in higher education. [Wk 7]
    • Competency B: Describe the contributions and ramifications of various sources of funding including Federal and State governments, student tuition and fees, philanthropy, special interest groups, and private enterprise in financing higher education. [Wk 7]
    • Competency C: Analyze the roles and functions of the office of budget and management and the responsibilities of the chief financial officer. [Wk 7]
    • Competency D: Apply budget philosophies, processes, allocations, and accountability to institutional financial strategic planning. [Wk 7}
    • Competency E: Evaluate the influences of global market forces, global funding of higher education, and comparative funding models in developed and developing nations on higher education policy. [Wk 7]
    • Competency F: Examine shifts in funding processes for ethical issues and emerging concepts. [Wk 7]

    Shifts in Funding Process

    • Competency A: Evaluate the interrelationships among laws, regulations, politics, institutional policies, costs, benefits, and investments in individuals and society in higher education. [Wk 8]
    • Competency B: Describe the contributions and ramifications of various sources of funding including Federal and State governments, student tuition and fees, philanthropy, special interest groups, and private enterprise in financing higher education. [Wk 8]
    • Competency C: Analyze the roles and functions of the office of budget and management and the responsibilities of the chief financial officer. [Wk 8]
    • Competency D: Apply budget philosophies, processes, allocations, and accountability to institutional financial strategic planning. [Wk 8}
    • Competency E: Evaluate the influences of global market forces, global funding of higher education, and comparative funding models in developed and developing nations on higher education policy. [Wk 8]
    • Competency F: Examine shifts in funding processes for ethical issues and emerging concepts. [Wk 8]

    Economics and Finance of Higher Education

    • Competency A: Evaluate the interrelationships among laws, regulations, politics, institutional policies, costs, benefits, and investments in individuals and society in higher education. [Wk 1]
    • Competency B: Describe the contributions and ramifications of various sources of funding including Federal and State governments, student tuition and fees, philanthropy, special interest groups, and private enterprise in financing higher education. [Wk 1]
    • Competency C: Analyze the roles and functions of the office of budget and management and the responsibilities of the chief financial officer. [Wk 1]
    • Competency D: Apply budget philosophies, processes, allocations, and accountability to institutional financial strategic planning. [Wk 1}
    • Competency E: Evaluate the influences of global market forces, global funding of higher education, and comparative funding models in developed and developing nations on higher education policy. [Wk 1]
    • Competency F: Examine shifts in funding processes for ethical issues and emerging concepts. [Wk 1]

    Legal and Ethical Issues

    • Competency A: Evaluate the interrelationships among laws, regulations, politics, institutional policies, costs, benefits, and investments in individuals and society in higher education. [Wk 3]
    • Competency B: Describe the contributions and ramifications of various sources of funding including Federal and State governments, student tuition and fees, philanthropy, special interest groups, and private enterprise in financing higher education. [Wk 3]
    • Competency C: Analyze the roles and functions of the office of budget and management and the responsibilities of the chief financial officer. [Wk 3]
    • Competency D: Apply budget philosophies, processes, allocations, and accountability to institutional financial strategic planning. [Wk 3}
    • Competency E: Evaluate the influences of global market forces, global funding of higher education, and comparative funding models in developed and developing nations on higher education policy. [Wk 3]
    • Competency F: Examine shifts in funding processes for ethical issues and emerging concepts. [Wk 3]
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