Course curriculum

  • 1

    GET SET FOR SUCCESS

    • Read: Welcome to The Future Leaders Institute!

    • Read: Session Description & Meet Your Instructors (3min)

    • Watch: Navigating Your EMA Course (2min)

    • Engage: Sign up for Live Calls (5min)

    • Engage: Complete the Course Pacing Guide (10min)

    • Discuss: Share Your Goals for the Course (10min)

    • Bonus: Look Good and Sound Good on a Video Call

  • 2

    DAY 1: WELCOME & INDUSTRY TRENDS

    • Zoom Norms & Protocols

    • Welcome: September 13th @ 7:00 pm ET

    • Read: Seven Enrollment Trends You Should Know From the 2019-2020 NAIS Trendbook

    • Watch: Industry Trends

    • Engage: Industry Trends Checklist

    • Bonus: 2019 State of the Independent School Industry

  • 3

    DAY 2: CAREER MAPPING PART I & DATA- DRIVEN STRATEGIC ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT

    • Watch: Career Mapping (Part I)

    • Read: Career Mapping Part 1 Slides (2020) - Synchronous

    • Engage: High5 Strengths Test

    • Read: Strengths Sequence

    • Read: Diving into Data

    • Watch: Data-Driven Strategic Enrollment Management (Core Skills)

    • Engage: Data Analysis Case Study & Data Sets

    • Bonus: The Transformative Power of Enrollment Data

    • Discussion Hour: September 14th @ 3:00 pm ET

    • Cohort Meetings: September 14th @ 4:00 pm ET

    • Affinity Groups (Optional): September 14th @ 5:00 pm ET

  • 4

    DAY 3: MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP

    • Read: Management and Leadership

    • Watch: Management and Leadership Introduction (Core Skills)

    • Watch: Managing Across

    • Watch: Managing Down

    • Bonus: The Science of Managing Up

  • 5

    DAY 4: FINANCIAL AID

    • Read: The Business of Enrollment: What Every Enrollment Manager Needs to Know

    • Watch: Financial Aid

    • Bonus: Financial Aid in Uncertain Times: Questions Every School Must Ask Today

    • Discussion Hour: September 16th @ 3:00 pm ET

    • Cohort Meetings: September 16th @ 4:00 pm ET

    • Social Hour: September 16th @ 5:00 pm ET

    • Engage: Financial Aid Case Study

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    DAY 5: RELATIONSHIPS & PARTNERSHIPS

    • Read: How Deeper Relationships Yield Better Results

    • Watch: Communication and Relationships (Core Skills)

    • Engage: Inbox Exercise

    • Bonus: Managers Can't Be Great Coaches All By Themselves

    • Bonus: Admissions Inbox Activity (Questions to consider)

  • 7

    DAY 6: CAREER MAPPING PART II

    • Watch: Career Mapping (Part II)

    • Engage: Network Archetypes

    • Cohort Meetings: September 18th @ 3:00 pm ET

    • Leadership Panel: September 18th @ 4pm

    • Closing Session: September 18th @ 5:00 pm ET

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