Curriculum


First Year Participants

Individuals participating for the first year attend 8 classes which are designed to provide participants with an overview of higher education. First-year participants have the option of choosing either Fundamentals in Accounting (1130) or Problems in Accounting (1135).

Participants with last names beginning with A-L will be in Group A; participants with last names beginning with M-Z will be in Group B. Visit the First Year Participants Schedule page for course descriptions and information about the schedule for your group.


Class ID Title Duration
1110 Auxiliary Services 2 hours
1120 The Business of Higher Education 6 hours
1130 Fundamentals in Accounting 6 hours
1135 Problems in Accounting 6 hours
1140 Basic Purchasing Policies 4 hours
1150 Human Resources 6 hours
1160 Enrollment Management Imperatives Every Administrator Must Know 2 hours
1170 Facilities Management 4 hours
1180 Student Affairs 2 hours

 

Returning Participants

Individuals participating for the second, third, or fourth years may select their program of study from the following classes. Refer to the Returning Participants Schedule page for course descriptions and details of when each class is offered.

Budget and Planning

Class ID Title Duration
BUD 2241 Budgeting: Large Schools 4 hours
BUD 2242 Budgeting: Small Schools 4 hours
BUD 2243 Budget Process and the Business Officer 4 hours
BUD 2245 Strategic Planning for Universities 4 hours
BUD 2246 Strategic Budgeting: Instruction-First Budgeting 2 hours

Business

Class ID Title Duration
BUS 2212 Equipment Inventory 4 hours
BUS 2213 Audits 4 hours
BUS 2214 Budget Process and the Business Officer 4 hours
BUS 2215 ProCard Management 4 hours
BUS 2216 Contract Management 2 hours
BUS 2217 Alternate Revenue Sources: Supporting a Positive Bottom Line 2 hours
BUS 2218 Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) 4 hours
BUS 2248 Project Management 4 hours
BUS 2249 Accreditation 2 hours

Computing and Information Systems

Class ID Title Duration
CIS 2261 Administrative Systems 4 hours
CIS 2263 Information Security for Higher Education 2 hours
CIS 2264 IT Cloud 2 hours
CIS 2265 The Future of University Technology in a World of Social Media 4 hours

Finance

Class ID Title Duration
FIN 2231 Stewardship of Gift Funds (same as TRS 2231) 2 hours
FIN 2232 Introduction to Capital Finance (same as TRS 2232) 2 hours
FIN 2233 Using Business Intelligence to Determine Costing in Higher Education 2 hours
FIN 2234 Six Steps to a Successful Tax Compliance Program 4 hours
FIN 2235 Fundamentals of Higher Education Investments (same as TRS 2235) 2 hours
FIN 2237 Treasury Management (same as TRS 2237) 4 hours
FIN 2238 Tax Issues in Higher Education 4 hours
FIN 2239 Foundations: Fundamentals and Strategic Management 4 hours
FIN 2240 Advanced Capital Financing (same as TRS 2240) 4 hours
FIN 2241 Financial Asset and Liability Management (same as TRS 2241) 2 hours
FIN 2242 PCI Compliance (same as TRS 2242) 4 hours
FIN 2243 Using Financial Ratios to Assess Institutional Financial Health 4 hours
FIN 2244 Alignment of Planning with Resource Allocation 2 hours

Higher Education Administration

Class ID Title Duration
HED 2222 Current Trends in Higher Education 2 hours
HED 2224 Managing in a Changing Environment 4 hours
HED 2225 Current Legal Issues in Higher Education 4 hours
HED 2226 Management Problem Solving 4 hours
HED 2287 Enrollment Management 4 hours
HED 2288 Fraud/Ethics) 4 hours
HED 2289 Finish-in-Four: Strategies for Increasing Enrollment 2 hours

Personnel, Benefits, and Staff Relations

Class ID Title Duration
PER 2251 Increasing Your Organizational and Personal Value 2 hours
PER 2252 Contemporary Human Resources Practices 4 hours
PER 2253 Developing Your Leadership Capacity from the Inside Out 4 hours
PER 2254 Building Teams to Produce Results 4 hours
PER 2255 Enrollment Management 4 hours
PER 2255 Negotiation Skills 4 hours
PER 2256 Going from Credible to Influential 2 hours
PER 2257 How to Strengthen Your Presentation Presence and Delivery 2 hours
PER 2258 Learning to Think with More than One Hat 2 hours
PER 2259 Why I Like You, Why I Don't 4 hours
PER 2260 Effective Meetings and Interpersonal Communication 4 hours
PER 2261 Cross-Functional Teams: Working in a Matrix 4 hours
PER 2262 Actions Really Do Speak Louder Than Words 2 hours
PER 2263 Good or Gone 2 hours
PER 2264 Creating an Environment Where People Want to Give Their Best 4 hours
PER 2266 Teams That Cook Know How to Manage the Heat 2 hours
PER 2270 Strengthening Your Emotional Intelligence 2 hours
PER 2277 Professional Business Etiquette 2 hours
PER 2282 Fundamentals of Good Leadership 4 hours
PER 2283 Talent Management Strategies in Challenging Times 2 hours

Physical Plant and Safety

Class ID Title Duration
PPS 2271 Safety on Campus 4 hours
PPS 2273 A Foundation in Facilities 4 hours

Treasury Track

Class ID Title Duration
TRS 2231 Stewardship of Gift Funds (same as FIN 2231) 2 hours
TRS 2232 Introduction to Capital Finance (same as FIN 2232) 2 hours
TRS 2235 Fundamentals of Higher Education Investments (same as FIN 2235) 2 hours
TRS 2237 Treasury Management (same as FIN 2237) 4hours
TRS 2240 Advanced Capital Financing (same as FIN 2240) 4 hours
TRS 2241 Financial Asset and Liability Management (same as FIN 2241) 2 hours
TRS 2242 PCI Compliance (same as FIN 2242) 4 hours