NYU Steinhardt

How Colleges Work

  • Course Number: HPSE-GE 2011
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Introduction to the organizational dynamics of colleges & universities. Beginning with a review of organizational theory, students will review the various types of college structures (universities, four-year colleges, community colleges, for profit colleges.) Students will study key functional areas: finance; enrollment management; academic affairs; student services & explore how these areas are affected by governance & managerial approaches. Assignments will include case studies that present examples of strategic planning & management challenges.
  • Old Course Number: E98.2011