Policy Development Program
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Gain a broad understanding of the policy-making process in higher education
Collaborate with experts from Cornell and other institutions this fall as you learn how to centralize and formalize your institution's administrative policy process.
During this intensive two-day program, you'll
- Examine how Cornell's internationally recognized policy office writes and implements policy
- Explore how to apply best practices to your own institution
- Learn how to create policies, from beginning to end, using a policy-development template
During presentations, panel and round-table discussions, and an informal reception, you'll have plenty of opportunities to share your policy concerns, get answers to your policy questions, and network with other attendees.
And you'll take away concrete ideas and tools for justifying, creating, enhancing, and implementing policy at your own organization.
- Learn from specialists how Cornell's policies help them achieve the university's goals every day.
- Gain a broad view of the culture and environment in higher education policy.
- Identify obstacles and critical success factors in policy development.
- Examine how institutional policies affect IT, research, human resources, and other areas.
- Compare and contrast different cultures and views on centralized policy.
- Get guidance on how these elements could be applied to the needs and realities of your institution.
Who should attend
Executive leaders with an interest in beginning or enhancing programs in policy development at their institutions * Staff members responsible for maintaining administrative and other policies in the areas of IT management, human resources, internal audit, finance, counsel, and risk management * Anyone seeking to gather information about successful process models for institutional policy development