As much as executives want to accept that they understand what’s fittest for the students, it’s hard to thoroughly understand their requirements while you aren’t a student yourself. This is why it can be difficult for organizations to generate a thorough strategic plan that promotes student success or perform a self-evaluation for the process of accreditation without holding the data to reinforce their decisions and observations.
Strategic Planning & Accreditation
The purpose of accreditation is for an institution to confirm that it implements quality education, causing it one of the most vital methods in higher education. Without accreditation, it’s challenging for an institution to get federal funding or for students to take tuition assistance. Moreover, public view about non-accredited universities and colleges is very low compared to accredited higher education institutions. As a comprehensive proposal of how you aim to enhance the quality of your institution, your strategic plan can prove to be an excellent resource when you are making the accreditation processes. When the strategic plan is implemented, it becomes the essential proof for institutional success and prosperity. This way you can make your institution prominent among the other accredited higher education institutions.
Mapping Student Progress
All of the struggles that belong to strategic planning and the process of accreditation are for the success of your students. If they will not be succeeded, neither your institution will. The Gulfeac strategic plan takes a dense observation of your institution's data such as withdraw and fail rates and course completion rates. This analytics can expose the areas where specific student groups may be struggling. This way, the plan examines, specifies and incorporate solutions to make the institution distinguished among the other accredited educational institution.