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July 10- 13, 2013
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I learned how to implement a proven, structurally sound long-range strategic financial plan that can be easily understood by a wide range of school constituents—exactly what I was looking for!Claudia M. Sardo, Business Manager
Saint Anne's Episcopal School, DE
Workshop participant 2012
Increased cash reserves. Higher enrollment levels. Long-term viability. These are the goals of every school. And they are attainable—if you have the right strategic financial plan. ISM’s proven approach to strategic financial planning will help you experience financial success now while positioning your school nicely for the future—perfect for schools that are concerned with today’s economic difficulties.
Who Should Attend: Board Presidents, Board Members, Heads, Division Heads, and Business Managers
You cover these topics—and more:
"Strategic" vs. "Long-Range" Planning
The Nature and Necessity of Strategic Planning
Roles in Strategic Financial Planning
Strategic/Financial Planning: Part One
Strategic/Financial Planning: Part Two
Finalizing Your Strategic Financial Plan
Marketing Your Strategic Financial Plan
Further Effects of Your Strategic Financial Plan
Dr. M. Walker Buckalew
ISM Executive Consultant & Senior Writer of Ideas & Perspectives
Schools benefit specifically from Walker's experience as an ISM consultant, in school and university administration, and in his national research into the factors that make schools successful in retaining and maintaining high academic performance. Since joining ISM in 1989, Walker has developed expertise in Strategic Performance Analyses, Long Range Planning, Board Workshops, and Transition Planning. He has also been instrumental in developing ISM's approach to strategic financial planning. He has completed over 600 on-site consultations with schools.
In addition, he cowrote Coping With Choosing a College, a guide for students, parents, counselors, and teachers.
Walker has been involved with research into the areas of renewal, performance, health, and stress for more than 20 years. In 1995, he started a process on Meaningful Faculty Evaluation that he offered through a firm of his own. This process is now one of ISM's consulting services.
Walker brings with him 24 years of experience in education, having been a teacher and administrator in public schools, an associate professor of education at St. Lawrence University (NY), and director of both the Kellogg Foundation Behavioral Health Project and the Reynolds Foundation Minority Health Project at the University of North Carolina-Asheville. Before joining ISM, Walker served as Chief Operating Officer, Vice President for Academic Affairs, and President of Cumberland University (TN), where he worked effectively with a 42-member Board. Walker earned his MEd and PhD degrees from the University of Wyoming and his BA from Duke University (NC).
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