Feeling a bit overwhelmed as you consider the duties and responsibilities of your new position? Consider participating in the New Business Manager Institute designed to guide you through the maze of school business.
A new cohort starts each year at the annual summer conference in July. Over the course of three years the curriculum covers finance, human resources, managing yourself, managing people, facilities, risk management, and other services including transportation and food service.
Institute participants will also attend the following conferences as part of the curriculum:
In addition, participants will have access to mentors – people who have worked in school business management for years and have experienced the ups, downs and stresses of the job. Mentors participate throughout the year at the in-person meetings as well as being available by phone or email.
The curriculum is delivered at in-person meetings and through a Moodle. Regular check-ins via conference call and additional study group time are also offered throughout the program. Generally, all in-person meetings are held in conjunction with OASBO conferences.
The program cost is $4,700 for three years. If paid in full, a $500 discount is offered. A payment plan is also available.
Included in the cost is: