ADHE631 - Higher Education Strategic Planning, Innovation, and Institutional Advancement

Course Details

Course Code: ADHE631 Course ID: 5133 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course introduces students to the practices and methodologies of developing strategic plans that result in the conceptual and practical processes associated with innovation and institutional advancement within higher education. Essential discussion topics include mission, vision, and values alignment, managing and implementing organizational change, marketing/communications/promotion, alumni relations, financial resource development, program evaluation and review, innovative teaching and learning modalities for effective higher education, and strategic planning execution. Students will examine case studies and real-world scenarios, as well as consider the ethics of professional practice and strategic planning in both for-profit and non-profit settings. There will be an examination of resource development strategies and their relationship to university strategic priorities and objectives.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
07/31/2023 - 12/29/2023 01/01/2024 - 02/25/2024 January Winter 2024 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

NameGrade %
Welcome Discussion 3.33%
W1 Forum 1: Differentiation in Higher Education 3.33%
W2 Forum 2: Following a Plan? 3.33%
W3 Forum 3: Change Management and Student Population 3.33%
W4 Forum 4: Institutional Advancement and Change Management 3.33%
W5 Forum 5: Innovation Controversy 3.33%
W6 Forum 6: Successful Institutions? 3.33%
W7 Forum 7: Implemented and Evaluated? 3.33%
W8 Forum 8: Strategic Planning Insights 3.33%
W1 Assignment 1: Compare and Contrast MVVs 7.14%
W2 Assignment 2: Chapter Summaries 7.14%
W3 Assignment 3: Change Management and Strategic Planning 7.14%
W4 Assignment 4: Components of Practice 7.14%
W5 Assignment 5: Innovation Short Research Paper 7.14%
W6 Assignment 6: Evaluations Strategy Effectiveness 7.14%
W7 Assignment 7: Noteworthy Strategic Plans 7.14%
W8 Strategic Plan Presentation 20.00%

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.