Business & Finance Strategic Goals & Tactical Plan
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Click any of the values below for a list of B&F's tactical plans related to that topic.
We provide every student with the opportunity to excel.
- Optimize student support
- Develop efficient and innovative processes that promote retention and graduation
- Collaborate with Academic Affairs
- Assist in recruitment and retention of high-quality faculty and staff
- Provide technology mechanisms to assist students and campus community
Our purpose is to benefit our students and society through knowledge and effort.
- Provide exemplary customer service
- Develop and implement processes that decrease our carbon footprint and increase efficiency
- Create an atmosphere which allows for employee growth
- Explore and promote work-life balance initiatives into university culture to attract and retain top talent
- Promote financial sustainability; expand and diversify revenue streams and promote cost savings measures
We consistently seek a better way, and we embrace challenges.
- Enhance administrative structure that supports research activities
- Develop mechanisms that promote recruitment of high-quality researchers
- Develop strategies that allow for collaboration with both internal and external entities on research opportunities
- Embrace innovation in processes and operations
VALUE: DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION >
Everyone is respected, included and given the opportunity to excel.
- Develop an employee engagement and morale campaign geared towards engaging the entirety of the University community - “We celebrate our employees”
- Build a culture that promotes diversity and inclusion
- Foster strong economic benefits to the community through purchases from minority, women-owned, disabled veteran, and locally-owned companies
- Explore methods to retain and recruit a diverse workforce
- Partner/Adopt with neighboring schools to engage students by creating mentorships for high school, under-represented students to introduce them to higher education.
Integrity, transparency, excellence and the highest standards govern everything we do.
- Promote transparency and efficiency in all processes and procedures
- Aspire to attain status of being one of Memphis’ best employers
- Promote excellence in all processes and procedures
- Expand participation in Risk Assessment with a strategic focus
- Hold business practices of University to the highest standards
We seek partnerships both within and beyond the University to enhance our actions and our outcomes.
- Promote employee participation in community organizations
- Develop and facilitate processes that are conducive to promoting business partnerships
- Look for alternative mechanisms to engage the business community
- Promote utilization of local businesses
- Maximize opportunities offered through local, national and regional professional organizations