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How Colleges Work

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.

Course #
HPSE-GE 2011
Units
3
Term
Fall
Department