Budgets and Financial Management in Higher Education

Author: Margaret J. Barr
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119287735
Release Date: 2018-01-31
Genre: Education

"In today's challenging economic climate, college and university administrators need reliable financial advice for helping their institutions thrive. Thoroughly revised and updated, this book is designed to help new administrators understand and become more proficient in their financial management role within the institution. Written in an accessible style, so that the book's guidance to immediate use, the book is grounded in the latest knowledge and filled with illustrative examples from across all types of institutions. This is an ideal resource for courses in graduate programs in higher education leadership and administration"--

The Jossey Bass Academic Administrator s Guide to Budgets and Financial Management

Author: Margaret J. Barr
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780787967925
Release Date: 2003-02-03
Genre: Education

Newly appointed academic managers are often unsure how to effectively manage their department's fiscal affairs. The Jossey-Bass Academic Administrator's Guide to Budgets and Financial Management is specifically designed for administrators who need guidance for managing the fiscal resources of a department or unit. Using this book, administrators can learn to better understand the broad fiscal context of their institutions and thereby master their own role and function within the institution.

Student Affairs Budgeting and Financial Management in the Midst of Fiscal Crisis

Author: Lori E. Varlotta
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118183700
Release Date: 2011-10-13
Genre: Education

This volume is designed to help senior student affairs officersnavigate through uncertain economic times. After a broad review ofbudget models and the leadership potential of the senior officer,we look at the role of student affairs officers in difficultbudgeting decisions from several perspectives--from small, privatecolleges to the experiences of twelve senior student affairsofficers at public universities. One chapter describes generalrevenue-generating and cost-saving strategies that student affairsdivisions may consider during cutbacks; another focuses on keyaspects of developing a comprehensive communication strategy: athird presents a case study of a single institution through theeyes of the vice president for student affairs. This volume endswith a summary survey of the authors' observations, conclusions,and advice. This is the 129th volume of the Jossey-Bass higher educationquarterly report series New Directions for StudentServices. An indispensable resource for vice presidents ofstudent affairs, deans of students, student counselors, and otherstudent services professionals, New Directions for StudentServices offers guidelines and programs for aiding studentsin their total development: emotional, social, physical, andintellectual.

Budget and Finance in the American Community College

Author: Bers
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119041566
Release Date: 2015-01-12
Genre: Education

"In this volume of New Directions for Community Colleges, key issues and practices will be addressed on the following topics: The contemporary challenge of meeting growing demands for increased student persistence and success; diminishing state support for higher education; new calls for accountability and ways to measure institutional effectiveness; the increasing reliance of many community colleges on grants and other sources of revenue; and college policies that have significant financial ramifications" -- page 4 of cover.

Financial Management and Control in Higher Education

Author: Malcolm Prowle
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415335396
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Education

This book aims to explain the key issues in finance and management in higher education. It is a professional guide that is authoritative and comprehensive enough for professional accountants, yet accessible to non-finance professionals.

Revenue Generation Strategies Leveraging Higher Education Resources for Increased Income

Author: Jeffrey W. Alstete
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119049142
Release Date: 2014-12-16
Genre: Education

Achieving successful financial viability by broadening revenue sources is one of the most important issues facing colleges and universities today. Increasing operating costs, along with the reliance on traditional student tuition, government support, and philanthropy, are challenging universities. One way administration leaders and faculty are meeting this challenge is to establish supplemental revenue streams from a variety other sources such as: continuing education, credit and noncredit certificates, degree completion and upgrade programs, study abroad, domestic and international branch campuses, distance education, auxiliary services, technology transfer, and partnerships or alliances with other organizations. These types of activities, formerly considered secondary ventures, are now integral to lasting and responsible financial strategic planning. This monograph examines a wide variety of supplemental income options and opportunities, as well as examples of restructuring financial planning schema. While not negating the value of traditional college education, these new revenue sources in fact lead to greater institutional effectiveness. This is the 1st issue of the 41th volume of the Jossey-Bass series ASHE Higher Education Report. Each monograph is the definitive analysis of a tough higher education issue, based on thorough research of pertinent literature and institutional experiences. Topics are identified by a national survey. Noted practitioners and scholars are then commissioned to write the reports, with experts providing critical reviews of each manuscript before publication.

Das Lean Six Sigma Toolbook

Author: Michael L. George
Publisher: Vahlen
ISBN: 9783800648535
Release Date: 2016-08-12
Genre: Business & Economics

Die Referenz zum Verständnis der Konzepte und Werkzeuge von Lean Six Sigma: Six Sigma ist ein statistisches Qualitätsziel und zugleich ein Instrument des Qualitätsmanagements. Ausgangspunkt dieser auf Effizienz und Qualität ausgerichteten Methode ist die Zieldefinition. Danach wird die Fehlerabweichung von diesem Idealziel ermittelt. Ihr Kernelement ist also die Beschreibung, Messung, Analyse, Verbesserung und Überwachung von Geschäftsprozessen unter anderem mit statistischen Mitteln. Dabei orientieren sich die Ziele an Prozesskennzahlen eines Unternehmens und an den Kundenbedürfnissen. In diesem Buch werden alle wichtigen Werkzeuge zur Anwendung von Lean Six Sigma vorgestellt und systematisch auf ihre Einsatzgebiete hin eingeordnet. Detaillierte Erläuterungen helfen zu verstehen, welches Werkzeug wann, wie und warum einzusetzen ist. Aus dem Inhalt: - Voice of the Customer - Wertstromanalyse und Prozessflussdiagramme - Datenerhebung und Abweichungsanalysen - Fehlerursachen identifizieren und verifizieren - Minderung der Durchlaufzeiten und der nicht-wertschöpfenden Kosten - Komplexität und Komplexitätsanalyse - Auswahl und Pilotierung von Lösungen Michael L. George ist Chairman der George Group, der weltweit führenden Six-Sigma-Beratung. David Rowlands ist Vice President für Six Sigma bei der North American Solution Group, einer Division von Xerox. Marc Pice und John Maxey sind Mitarbeiter der George Group. Die Übersetzung dieses Buchs wurde vom Six-Sigma-Experten Dirk Dose, Partner bei der PPI AG (www.sixsigma.de), und seinem Team vorgenommen. Er verfügt über umfangreiche Beratungspraxis mit Prozessoptimierungsprojekten, bei denen Six Sigma zur Verbesserung von Geschäftsprozessen eingesetzt wurde. Lean Six Sigma ist eine der führenden Techniken zur Maximierung der Prozesseffizienz und zur Steuerung jedes Schritts eines Geschäftsprozesses. Mit dem Lean Six Sigma Toolbook werden Sie entdecken, wie Sie Ihr Unternehmen auf ein neues Niveau der Wettbewerbsfähigkeit heben können.

Manage Budgets Financial Plans

Author: Ana Anandarajah
Publisher: Pearson Higher Education AU
ISBN: 9781442535237
Release Date: 2015-05-20
Genre: Business & Economics

Sound financial management can be the difference between making or breaking a business. The fourth edition of this best selling text will assist those studying to be managers, who are not financial specialists, to gain a clear understanding of financial management principles. Part 1 covers the prescribed curriculum of Manage budgets and financial plans, including planning and implementing financial management approaches, monitoring and controlling finances, and reviewing and evaluating financial management processes. Part 2 covers additional supporting topics for the unit of competency, including financial mathematics and other techniques, financing sources and their mix, cash flow techniques for evaluating capital expenditure and techniques for financial analysis.

In Menschen investieren

Author: Theodore William Schultz
Publisher: Mohr Siebeck
ISBN: 3169448374
Release Date: 1986
Genre: Business & Economics


Family Financial Management

Author: South-Western Educational Publishing
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780538448628
Release Date: 2009-01-07
Genre: Business & Economics

Managing personal finances can be an interesting and challenging task. FAMILY FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 8e is a hands-on, engaging money-management simulation that focuses on budgeting and financial planning for three family units: Tyra Burns, a single woman living on her own; Adam Warner, a single father raising a young son, Carson; and Celina and Jared Hoffman, a young married couple. As students work through the simulation, they will learn to write checks, reconcile bank statements, plan budgets, make rent and mortgage payments, use credit and debit cards, invest for retirement, and more! FAMILY FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 8e simulation contains all of the following tools to create a realistic experience for students: Instructions and Forms Book contains vivid descriptions of real-life financial transactions and realistic financial documents including bills, receipts, tax forms, tickets, coupons, and applications. Checkbook with Register has checks that the students use for check writing, bank deposit tickets, and a check register. Financial Record Book includes easy-to-use worksheet pages for recording financial transactions. File folder with tabbed dividers helps keep financial documents and forms organized. An optional Data CD with template files makes it easy to incorporate the use of commercial spreadsheet software in the financial-management process. It also contains files for 12 Special Topics readings, which are all correlated to JumpStart standards. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Case Studies in Public Budgeting and Financial Management Revised and Expanded

Author: W. Bartley Hildreth
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0824708881
Release Date: 2003-03-11
Genre: Political Science

A resource for administrators seeking innovative ideas and supporting precedents in formulating policy, this book also provides a useful textbook for public administration and policy students. It employs a wealth of case studies in budgeting and financial management to demonstrate strategies in system implementation, policy formulation, government accounting, auditing, and financial reporting. With contributions from leading experts, it clarifies procedures to solve cutback and downsizing dilemmas using theoretical models, and provides pragmatic approaches to managing financial activities under budgetary strain. It also covers the evolution of a debt management policy.

Winning the loser s game

Author: Charles D. Ellis
Publisher:
ISBN: 3593392321
Release Date: 2011
Genre:

Wie kann ich mein Geld sicher und gewinnbringend investieren? Diese Frage stellen sich Anleger weltweit - und das nicht erst seit der Finanzkrise. Die treffende Antwort von Charles D. Ellis lautet: Das Erfolgsgeheimnis der privaten Geldanlage liegt darin, weniger Fehler zu machen als die anderen. Verständlich und zeitlos erklärt der Börsenexperte in diesem vollständig überarbeiteten Klassiker, warum man mit ausgewogenen, langfristigen und kostengünstigen Investments deutlich höhere Renditen erzielen kann als mit risikoreichem Stock Picking oder spekulativem Market Timing. Ein qualitativ anspruchsvoller und trotzdem verständlicher Ratgeber für alle Privatanleger!

Resource Allocation in Higher Education

Author: William F. Massy
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 0472106864
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Business & Economics

Offers guidance for implementing reforms in the allocation of resources in colleges and universities