Curriculum


First Year Participants

Individuals participating for the first year attend 8 classes (26 hours of instruction) which are designed to provide participants with an overview of higher education. First-year participants have the option of choosing either Fundamentals in Accounting (Introductory) or Problems in Accounting (Advanced).


Class ID Title Duration
1110 Auxiliary Services 4 hours
1120 The Business of Higher Education 4 hours
1130 Fundamentals in Accounting (or 1135 – Problems in Accounting) 4 hours
1135 Problems in Accounting (or 1130 – Fundamentals in Accounting) 4 hours
1140 Basic Purchasing Policies 4 hours
1150 Human Resources 4 hours
1170 Facilities Management 2 hours
1180 Student Affairs 2 hours
1190 Your Executive Presence 2 hours
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Returning Participants

Individuals participating for the second or third years may select their program of study from the following classes.

Budget and Planning

Class ID Title Duration
BUD 2241 Budgeting: Large Schools 4 hours
BUD 2242 Budgeting: Small Schools 2 hours
BUD 2243 Budget Process and the Business Officer 2 hours
BUD 2245 Strategic Planning for Universities 4 hours
BUD 2246 Strategic Budgeting: Instruction-First Budgeting 2 hours
BUD 2247 Higher Education Analytics 2 hours

Business

Class ID Title Duration
BUS 2212 Equipment Inventory 4 hours
BUS 2213 Audits 4 hours
BUS 2214 Insurance and Risk Management 4 hours
BUS 2215 Travel and Procurement Card 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 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

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 Systems to Gain Insight into Processes and Finances 2 hours
FIN 2235 Fundamentals of Higher Education Investments (same as TRS 2235) 4 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 2224 Managing in a Changing Environment 4 hours
HED 2225 Current Legal Issues in Higher Education 4 hours
HED 2287 Enrollment Management 4 hours
HED 2288 Fraud/Ethics) 2 hours
HED 2289 Finish-in-Four: Strategies for Increasing Enrollment 2 hours
HED 2290 A Foundation in Facilities 4 hours

Personnel, Benefits, and Staff Relations

Class ID Title Duration
PER 2252 Contemporary Human Resources Practices 4 hours
PER 2259 Why I Like You, Why I Don't 4 hours
PER 2263 Performance Evaluation Systems: Good or Gone 2 hours
PER 2284 Leadership in a Virtual Environment 2 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) 4 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
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