Strategic Plan

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2020-2025 Strategic Plan

 


 

Strategic Goal 1:  Create a long-term vision for campus facilities that supports our mission, advances our vision, and responds to community needs.

Sub-goal 1:  Create a 5-year Master Facilities Plan for all Blue Ridge locations.

Action Steps:

  1. Conduct a needs assessment.  
  2. Review the current Facilities Master Plan.
  3. Prioritize needs based on assessment.
  4. Identify related equipment/technology needed for facilities
  5. Develop a new Facilities Master Plan
  6. Determine KPIs for this goal.
  7. Develop sub-goal 2 based on information obtained in action steps 1-5.

Intended Outcomes:

  1. Needs assessment results are available
  2. Prioritization of needs is complete.
  3. New Facilities Master Plan is complete.
  4. New Facilities Master Plan receives approval of the Board of Trustees 
  5. KPIs will be identified and added to SP dashboard.
  6. Sub-goal #2 has been developed

Date for Completion:  July 2021

Team Members:  Vice President for General Administration (Chair) and team TBD

 

2025 Target: All campuses have been evaluated and updated to meet community needs. 

KPIs: Will be determined by task force.

 


 

Strategic Goal #2:  Grow our community partnerships and outreach in order to broaden our impact on the communities we serve.

Sub-goal 1:  Create an inventory of existing partners and identify gaps/opportunities.

Action Steps:

  1. Gather partnership data from various departments across the College.
  2. Create a compiled list of all community partners.
  3. Identify gaps in the list.
  4. Create a centralized tracking system for updating and revising the list moving forward.
  5. Determine KPIs for this goal.
  6. Develop sub-goal 2 based on information obtained in action steps 1, 2 and 3.

Intended Outcomes:

  1. Baseline number of partners has been determined.
  2. Gaps have been identified.
  3. Tracking system has been developed.
  4. KPIs will be identified and added to SP dashboard.
  5. Sub-goal 2 has been developed.

Date for Completion:  December 2020

Team Members:  Vice President for Workforce Development (Chair) and team TBD.

 

2025 Target:  30% increase in community partnerships

KPIs: Will be determined by task force.

 


 

Strategic Goal #3:  In support of myFutureNC, increase the number of post-secondary credentials awarded in furtherance of a strong workforce pipeline.

Sub-goal 1:  Determine the number of post-secondary credentials currently being awarded (3 year trend) and identify areas for growth.

Action Steps:

  1. Gather data from departments across college to get a holistic view of all the post-secondary credentials currently being awarded at the College.
  2. Identify gaps and potential opportunities for increasing the number of credentials awarded.Develop sub-goal 2 based on information obtained in action steps 1 and 2.

Intended Outcomes:

  1. List of credentials currently being awarded and number awarded of each (3 years).
  2. Gaps and opportunities for increases have been identified.
  3. Sub-goal 2 has been developed.

Target Date for Completion:  December 2020

Team Members:  Vice President for Instruction (Chair) and team TBD.

 

2025 Target:  30% increase in number of post-secondary credentials awarded

KPIs:
Number of curriculum credentials awarded
Number of continuing education credentials awarded

 


 

Strategic Goal #4:  Develop a workplace environment that reflects our mission, vision, and values and cultivates highly engaged employees.

Sub-goal 1:  Participate in the Great College to Work For Survey and develop a plan to improve employee engagement based on survey results.

Action Steps:

  1. Register to participate in the survey.
  2. Market the survey to employees.
  3. Offer incentives for participation.
  4. Set a goal of 90% participation and reward employees if we reach that goal.
  5. Review results and develop a plan for increasing employee engagement levels.
  6. Develop sub-goal 2 based on #5.  

Outcomes:

  1. Survey implemented
  2. 90% participation rate is achieved
  3. Plan for improvement is developed.
  4. Sub-goal 2 is developed.

Date for Completion: December 2021

Team Members:  Human Resources Director (Chair) and team TBD.

 

2025 Target: Increase employee engagement levels to 100%

KPIs:
Employee retention data
Great Colleges to Work For Survey Results

 


 

Strategic Goal #5: Improve services and processes to increase operational efficiencies and conserve resources.

Sub-goal 1: Each department will determine at least one operational process to improve and develop a plan for improvement.

Action Steps:

  1. Departments will meet to brainstorm and identify problem areas.
  2. Departments will develop a plan for improvement for the identified areas.
  3. Departments will identify a metric that will be tracked as evidence for improvement.
  4. VPs will report out a list of planned improvements for their divisions.
  5. Determine KPIs for this goal.
  6. Sub-goal 2 will be developed based on action steps 1-3.

Outcomes:

  1. VPs will have reported planned improvements for their divisions to leadership at June 2020 meeting.
  2. KPIs will be identified and added to SP dashboard.
  3. Sub-goal 2 will be developed.

Date for Completion: June 2020

Team Members:  Vice President for Student Services (Chair) and team TBD.

 

2025 Target:  Increase operational efficiencies by 30%

KPIs:  Will be determined by task force.

 


 

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