Afternoon Half-Day Workshops
Sunday, April 2, 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

For any of the workshops listed below:

Business Process Re-Engineering
ID: 5808
Fee: $145

This workshop will demonstrate the basic principles of business process re-engineering and how to leverage these principles into the processes and projects we deal with everyday.  Topics that will be explored include "agile" software development, project management, reducing unnecessary complexity as well as examining other opportunities. This workshop will show you how to be more effective by actually doing less.

Jerald Bracken, Brigham Young University 
Jeff Elliott, University of Missouri - Columbia

Can You Spare Some Change?  CANCELLED
ID: 6074
Fee: $160

Building upon a theoretical foundation, this workshop will provide practical tools for implementing change on a large or small scale. You will be able to identify where people are in the change cycle, to help individuals navigate the neutral zone, and to effectively lead change.  The three C’s of happiness theory will be applied to helping individuals through the change process.

Tammy Aagard, University of Florida

FERPA 2.0- Taking your FERPA Knowledge to the Next Level
ID: 6001
Fee: $250

FERPA 2.0- Understand and master secondary level of FERPA issues such as data requests, institutional review boards, legal requests, retention rules and training others to carry forth the same issues the office of the registrar deals with regularly.

Allyson Dean, Oregon State University
Tina Falkner, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Rebecca Mathern, Oregon State University

Holistic Admissions: A Multifaceted View
ID: 6076
Fee: $175

This workshop will review the implications of the Fisher v. University of Texas decision.  In addition, there will be a review of implementing non-cognitive assessments to admit and retain successful students.

Terri Taylor, EducationCounsel
Nancy Walsh, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Ross Markle, ETS
Michele Sandlin, AACRAO Consulting 

On the Cutting EDGE – Live!
ID: 6077
Fee: $0

An overview of recent updates within EDGE (Electronic Database for Global Education) educational profiles, as well as a developmental roadmap/timeline for technical updates. Participants are invited to provide feedback on their experiences with the product and discuss their successes, suggestions, and any issues with other users.

Melanie Gottlieb, AACRAO
Drew Carlisle, AACRAO

Project Management Essentials
ID: 6440
Fee: $150

In the Project Management Essentials workshop, you'll learn how to apply a non-technical, step-by-step project management framework to successfully define, plan, execute, and manage any project. Participants are asked to identify a potential project from their institutional context in order to gain hands-on experience with planning a project during the workshop.

Jeff Rand, General Dynamics Mission Systems

Why Can’t We All Just Get Along? Navigating the Politics of Higher Education
ID: 6059
Fee: $160

This workshop will address 1) a clear definition of what we mean by “politics” and how defining it will help in engaging it; 2) the five most important skills to navigating organizational politics; 3) leadership approaches to resolving competing agendas; 4) how to make potential conflicts into potential teachable opportunities

Alan Tuchtenhagen, Augsburg College
Susan Van Voorhis, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities