"Project Management Education Goes Mainstream" describes how project management curriculum is designed to increase graduates' employability and earning prospects. While relatively new to community colleges, project management curriculum has been popular in universities since the late 1970s. Globalization and project management best practices have spurred demand for this skill set, and business embraces graduates who understand projects as a successful way of doing business in current markets. It is forecasted that about 12 million new jobs in project-oriented occupations will be created over the next decade. Help your graduates find gainful employment with value-added skills developed with certification in Business Management Programs.
“Presidents, Provosts (and Blackboard) Explore Best Practices in Data-Driven Decision Making” reviews a recent face-to-face opportunity for presidents and provosts to explore best practices in improving the educational experience and data collection and utilization. What participants wanted from collecting and analyzing data was a hot topic for discussion. The group focused on the following: that executive leadership is key, that simple data are easier to understand and therefore easier to use, and that efforts to analyze academic program profitability and test current assumptions should be ongoing.
“Money Grows on TREEs” describes Dynamic Campus' Technology Review for Efficiency and Effectiveness (TREE), which helps college leaders identify cost savings and service improvements to enhance student outcomes.
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Monster Advantage describes Monster’s Making It Count Programs, including the Monster College Advantage presentation for first-year college students, which informs new, incoming students about orientation and reinforces the reality that a successful college experience is key to getting a great job after graduation. Going to college and doing it right are lessons that new students need to learn and introducing them to the critical link between being successful in college and future success in the world of work after graduation are important components of a realistic, valuable orientation to college.