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Learning and Skills Development Agency, London (England). – 2000
The approaches to costing, budgeting, and financial reporting being used in further education (FE) colleges in the United Kingdom as of autumn 2000 were examined through a questionnaire that was circulated to all finance directors in the FE college sector. Approximately one-third of the sector (144 FE colleges) responded. The responding FE…
Descriptors: Accounting, Adult Learning, College Programs, Educational Finance
Baldwin, Charles W. – 1978
Current budgeting techniques are reviewed in relation to their application to higher education, including (1) incremental budgeting, where decisions are based primarily upon former levels of expenditures, (2) zero-based budgeting, involving the establishment and ranking of "decision packages", (3) Planning and Programming Budgeting…
Descriptors: Budgeting, College Administration, Community Colleges, Computer Oriented Programs
Kehoe, Ellen – 1986
This chapter of "Principles of School Business Management" analyzes the types of budget preparation that are used in school districts across the United States. The chapter proposes as a basic premise that the budgetary process is inherently political, and states that some budgeting methods may provide more useful political information…
Descriptors: Budgeting, Budgets, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education
Steller, Arthur W. – 1980
This document provides a brief overview of the many aspects of educational planning. The first chapter discusses the history of planning, possible definitions of planning, needs for flexibility, continued evaluation, and communication in successful planning, and the value of planning to educational leadership. Chapter two reviews 14 planning…
Descriptors: Educational Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Management Systems, Models
Birnbaum, Robert – 1998
This study reviewed the literature to trace the evolution and life cycles of seven management techniques related to higher education. The seven case studies involved analysis of a selected sample of periodical, monograph, and technical literature from 1960 to the present. The literature base on each management technique was reviewed in reference…
Descriptors: Benchmarking, Case Studies, College Administration, Higher Education
Taylor, Thomas E. – 1988
During a period of projected declining enrollments some years ago, colleges and universities began looking to business and industry for models and methods to achieve stability and exhibit accountability. Zero-based budgeting, computerized record keeping, and planned-programmed-budgeting systems found their way to college campuses. A trend to…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Administration, Adult Education, Business
Cross, Christopher T.; And Others – 1978
Two articles and a transcript of a colloquium discussion by seven practitioners/experts on the topic of educational policy in the Carter years are presented. The discussion group considered Carter's first year, zero-based budgeting, dimensions of leadership, the fiscal year 1979 budget, reorganization and a Department of Education, and the…
Descriptors: Budgeting, Educational Finance, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education
Gravatt, Julian – FEDA Bulletin, 1998
Expenditures on further education (FE) in England were examined as part of the Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR), which was a zero-based budgeting exercise performed by the Labour government for a 3-year period covering 1999-2002. The CSR increased total FE funding by 7% in 1999-2000. When the anticipated 5% increase in FE enrollments and…
Descriptors: Adult Programs, Budgets, Cost Effectiveness, Educational Finance
Winstead, Philip C.; Ruff, Dan G. – 1986
The evolution of the "planning process" from the 1940s to the present is considered, especially as it relates to higher education. It was hypothesized that institutional planning has experienced historical evolution: new planning innovations over the years have added to the existing institutional planning knowledge base. A literature…
Descriptors: College Administration, College Planning, Delphi Technique, Futures (of Society)
Boone, Lee; And Others – 1977
Preparation and use of a written plan can increase the chance that people will do what has been planned using the ways selected and specified during the planning process. Program implementation plans should include the following elements: a review of product objectives and strategies; a statement of activities involved in meeting product…
Descriptors: Educational Planning, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Program Development
Hogges, Ralph – 1979
The importance of expertise and experience in university budgetary management is discussed. A short survey of higher education institutions indicated that program administrations were not knowledgeable about budgetary processes and procedures and were not interested in developing such expertise. It is suggested that there is a need for…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Administrator Responsibility, Budgeting, College Administration
Robson, Kenneth – 1996
The development of modern planning theories and strategies, as applied to higher education, has been both contentious and inconsistent. Planning originated as a management function and responsibility, but by the 1960s, analysts, statisticians, and strategists were providing the rationales for the major planning decisions. The inflexibility of…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, College Planning, Educational Administration, Educational Planning
Jonas, Stephen – 1978
This nine-part, long-range plan discusses the internal and external factors that will affect Lorain County Community College's (LCCC's) development from 1978 to 1983 and presents a forecast of LCCC's future needs. Part I traces the history of LCCC, provides a conceptual framework for college planning, and discusses the plan development process…
Descriptors: College Planning, College Programs, College Role, Community Colleges
Kralovec, Etta – 2003
This book asserts that time and money are systematically misspent in U.S. schools, suggesting that this is a result of a variety of factors. From class schedules that fragment students' time, to budgets that invest money in dozens of activities that are essentially distractions from learning, schools try to do too much and end up delivering too…
Descriptors: Athletics, Budgeting, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education
Hymes, Donald L. – 1982
School budget problems are discussed in 13 chapters, and solutions are suggested. Case studies present successful experiences with various problems while brief subsections summarize recommended actions. The first two chapters note that budget problems are worsening and trace the causes to tax revolts, state involvement in education, and the…
Descriptors: Budgeting, Budgets, Case Studies, Citizen Participation
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