2017 Webcast Series: Best Practices in Program Portfolio Evaluation – Running an Effective Program Portfolio Evaluation Process

May 8, 2017

In the fourth episode of our webcast series on The Best Practices in Program Portfolio Evaluation, we shared a process that leads to high-quality program decisions, and ensures that these choices have the support of faculty and institutional leaders. 

Our team has facilitated this process at institutions across the country.  It combines a workshop with the best data on markets for higher education.  

Why has this process been successful?

  • Transparent – Enables a frank discussion of program metrics and scoring rubrics–and their limitations
  • Cross-Functional – Engages key stakeholders from the administration and faculty
  • Market Data – Provides all participants with relevant data on student demand, employer demand, and competition
  • Judgment – Encourages participants to use the data to inform their judgment, not to replace it

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