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Clariden Leadership Institute
Higher Education - Developing Scorecards, Dashboards and KPIs to Set Strategic Priorities and Drive Performance (NZ)
Dr Michael Court, B.Ec, MBA, Ph.D
Balanced Scorecard Australia
Dr Michael Court, B.Ec, MBA, Ph.D, Balanced Scorecard Australia

Dr Michael Court serves as the Managing Director at Balanced Scorecard Australia, Senior Associate of Balanced Scorecard Institute and Certified Balanced Scorecard Master Professional. A leading management consultant who has worked extensively with major public sector organizations as well as higher education institutions, his esteemed clientele include University of South Australia, Australian Submarine Corporation, the PNG Police and State Services Savings and Loans Society, Spendvision and Western Water.

 

With expertise in the strategic management of organizations, development and implementation of strategic planning and balanced scorecard systems, one of Michael's most notable project includes developing and delivering a large scale USAID-funded balanced scorecard program for the public sector in Mongolia, which included detailed programs for three publicly owned companies.

 

Prior to his role as Managing Director at Balanced Scorecard Australia, Michael’s 20 years of senior management experience includes a key role as the CEO of a new Statutory Authority in South Australia, Foundation SA where he worked closely with the Minister of Health to develop new funding strategies for the promotion of Sports, Recreation, Health and the Arts. In 1994, Michael established his own management consultancy practice specializing in the development and implementation of scorecard systems. He has also served as the Commission Secretary of the SA Health Commission, in which he was responsible for the oversight of the implementation of Government and Commission policies within the state health system.

Program Summary

Led by Dr Michael Court,Managing Director of Balanced Scorecard Australia, Michael will show you how performance systems can be re-designed and embedded to set strategic priorities and drive organizational performance. By linking people, strategy and strategic priorities, you will learn how to put in place a comprehensive performance measurement system that is effectively aligned to your organization’s strategic priorities and strategy.

 

With insights from extensive consulting work around the world and research on major higher education institutions, Michael will reveal to you principles in creating an institution’s performance measurement drawn from your organization’s vision. You will discover some of the most important KPIs you need to measure today and how these KPIs can overcome the challenges faced by tertiary institutions in New Zealand.

 

Presenting new frameworks, concepts, and tools that examine in depth how world class tertiary education institutions have tackled today’s challenges, you will also learn steps for successful implementation, gain key stakeholder buy-in, overcome resistance and create a performance-driven culture. Last but not least, you will learn the performance analysis techniques, highlighting gaps for improvement and creating opportunities for sustainable organizational performance and ultimately, provide sound and clear reports to your stakeholders.

 

At the end of the program, you will walk away with practical strategies and steps to improve your organization’s trust, accountability and performance, and remain competitive in the higher education sector.



Programs, dates and locations are subject to change. In accordance with Clariden Global policy, we do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national or disability in admission to our programs.

Introduction

Increasingly intense competition, as well as growing budget constraints and regulations in New Zealand are just two among the hosts of challenges which a higher education institution faces in its pursuit of organizational excellence and sustainability. These factors make it absolutely essential to strategize, implement, measure and improve not just teaching quality, global reputation but also organizational effi ciency. In doing so, institutions will be able to deliver quality education to local and international students and satisfy the diverse groups of stakeholders involved.

 

Designed for professionals in the higher education sector, this program will arm you with strategic planning and performance measurement tools that will enhance your institutions’ performance and competitiveness for long-term sustainability in the global higher education market. Led by Dr Michael Court, a leading expert in balanced scorecard development, management and implementation, you will learn how to carry out strategic planning and identify key performance indicators from your organization’s vision and mission to help align performance measures with long-term strategic plans. You will develop a robust and precise performance measurement framework through Key Corporate Objectives and Commentaries, as well as their related Outcome, Compliance and Performance Measures that will drive and improve both academic and management performance in your institution.

 

Through case studies and hands-on exercises, learn strategies and steps to implement a performance measurement system that effectively monitors organizational efforts to gain key stakeholder buy-in, overcome resistance and create a performance culture. Last but not least, you will grasp the tools and knowledge, such as The Logic Model, The Flow Model, as well as Scorecards and Dashboards that link your organization’s mission and strategic plans with performance metrics. These will enable you to identify gaps for improvement, create opportunities for sustainable organizational performance, and provide sound and clear reports to your stakeholders. At the end of the program, you will walk away with practical strategies and steps to improve your organization’s trust, accountability and performance, and remain competitive in the higher education sector.

What You Can Expect

  1. Identify important KPIs you need to measure today and how these KPIs can help you set strategic priorities to overcome the challenges faced by tertiary institutions in New Zealand
  2. Identify key areas of organization’s mission and strategy to ensure alignment of performance management system
  3. Translate strategic vision, mission and objectives into concrete outcomes to build a robust and precise performance framework to drive both academic and management performance
  4. Develop the essential steps for successfully implementing a performance management system to create a performance culture, engage stakeholder to gain buy-in, and overcome potential risks and challenges
  5. Discover performance analysis techniques which highlight gaps for improvement and creating opportunities for sustainable organizational performance
  6. Utilize tools such as Scorecards & Dashboards for clear performance reporting to boost accountability and trust with stakeholders

Who Will Benefit Most

This executive program is designed for all executives engaged in management, strategy, operations, finance and human resources functions of higher education institutions in New Zealand. This would include policy advisor, President, Chairman, Chancellor, Principal, Provost, Dean, CEO, Managing Director, Board Director, Vice-chancellor, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Vice Principal, General Counsel, Head of Department, University Administrators.

Program Outline

08:30 – 18:00 | 15 Feruary 2017

 

The Higher Education Context - Legislation and Regulation

  • Purpose of Performance Measurement in Higher Education
  • Laws Regulating New Zealand's Higher Education Sector
  • Challenges facing tertiary institutions - from global competition to budgetary constraints

 

Current Practices of Performance Measurement in Higher Education

  • Current Guidance Documents - Higher Education Standards Framework 2015
  • Issues for Public vs. Private Educational Institutions
  • Corporate Performance vs. Social Outcomes (transparency, accountability, contribution to social improvement)

 

Developing an Institution's Performance Measure - Strategic Planning

  • First Principles - Strategic Assessment
  • Identifying the Key Areas of the Institutions Strategic Activity - Vision, Mission and Current Destination
  • Establishing the Desired Outcomes

 

Understanding the Hierarchy of Performance Measures

  • Understanding "Perspectives"
  • Identify Key Corporate Objectives and Social Outcomes
  • Develop Key Objective Commentaries
  • Choose Outcome Measures for Key Objectives (KPIs)
  • Compliance Measures and Performance Measures

 

 

08:30 – 18:00 | 16 Feruary 2017

 

Implementing and Sustaining Performance Measurements

  • Strategies and Steps for Successful Implementation
  • Creating a Performance Culture
  • Engaging Key Stakeholders to Gain Buy-in
  • Identifying Potential Challenges, Risks and Resistance

 

Understanding & Developing Measurement Sets

  • The Logic Model
  • The Flow Model
  • Input & Output Measures
  • Project Measures & Process Improvement
  • Outcome vs. Output Measures typically used in Higher Education

 

Collecting and Analysing Performance Data to Identify Improvements

  • Managing for Performance Improvement
  • Obtaining Baseline Data
  • Performance Analysis Techniques
  • Establishing Thresholds & Targets
  • Relevance of Benchmarking in High Education Sector

 

Prerequisite for Performance Measurement - Performance Data

  • Sound Strategies for Performance Data Management
  • Performance Reporting - Using Scorecards & Dashboard

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Venue: Stamford Plaza, Auckland
Date: 5 - 6 July 2017
Faculty: Dr Michael Court, B.Ec, MBA, Ph.D
Early Bird 1: NZ$2,595 (by 10 May 2017)
Early Bird 2: NZ$2,795 (by 7 June 2017)
Regular Fee: NZ$2,895
Group Discount: 2nd participant get 10%, or register 3 participants and 4th participant get a complimentary seat
(1 discount scheme applies)
Contact: zachariah@claridenglobal.org
 
 
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