How to Talk Dollars and Sense

Wednesday, July 26 | 2:00PM–3:00PM | Bixby 4 and 5, 2nd Floor
Session Type: General Session
Despite the rising cost of higher education, many institutions have dealt with flat or declining budgets over the past several years. Developing and executing a sound budget isn't just about the numbers. Communication, negotiation, and relationship building are all critical success factors in any financial strategy.

Objectives:Identify common budget challenges *Develop strategies to compete for funding at a time when everyone is being asked to do more with less *Explore your financial and soft skills in a hands-on scenario


  • Mike Chapple

    Associate Teaching Professor, University of Notre Dame