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When You Grow, Your Campus Community Prospers
Registration for this event is now closed. Thank you to all our speakers and attendees for a successful first-ever Virtual Leadership Forum!
No matter what challenges the world brings us – from pandemics to natural disasters and beyond – the show must go on, and we must continue to enrich campus experiences with exemplary auxiliary service leadership.
That’s why we are introducing the NACAS Virtual Leadership Forum—delivering specialized learning experiences to college auxiliary service leaders at all levels who are taking the next steps in their professional growth.
Aramark is the Presenting Sponsor of the Virtual Leadership Forum.
Conquer this Phase of Your Career
June 24-26, 2020 | Hosted Online Via Zoom
This summer, we invite you to participate in this online event to find the leadership development you need to be ready for campus life to begin anew. Uncover the impact of auxiliary services on your campus from both a student and financial perspective and why these services are more important than ever before. With a range of interactive educational and networking sessions to engage in, by the end of this three-day Forum, you’ll be ready and excited to apply new strategies, skills, and solutions to your daily work.
The NACAS Virtual Leadership Forum offers a convenient platform for you to collaborate with your peers to solve campus-wide challenges and navigate campus politics. Assess your active contracts and learn best practices to ensure they are monitored effectively. Create a holistic supervisory style as you discuss cross-cultural supervision, implicit bias, and generational differences among students in your care. There’s never been a better time to invest in your leadership.
Schedule at a Glance
Session Schedule Now Available!
This virtual event will be taking place on June 24-26, 2020 from 12:30 – 5:00 p.m. ET. Make sure to adjust for the correct time zone when you add the event to your calendar.
- How Auxiliaries Fit Into a University: A Three-Part Series
Create a narrative that establishes the value your auxiliaries bring to your community. Analyze just how critical auxiliary services are to the “big picture” of your college or university from both a student affairs and financial services lens and communicate this value to others.
- From Expert to Generalist: Mastering Auxiliary Service Leadership
Position yourself to go from the day-to-day of a particular operation to effectively manage multiple auxiliary operations. As departments streamline and change reporting lines, learn how to grow your leadership and your portfolio.
- New to You: Managing a Department from the Ground Up
Explore the leadership skills and creative steps you can mobilize to take a newly adopted department to the next level. Ask questions about auxiliaries you’re not familiar with so that you can be prepared to take on new challenges.
- Contract Monitoring: Afterthought or Forethought? Contract Management Best Practices
What will contracts look like after COVID-19? Assess your active contracts and learn best practices to ensure they are monitored effectively.
- Cultivating a Culture in Auxiliaries That Supports Mental Health and Well-Being on Campuses
Be prepared to lead a fresh start and address the emotional and mental toll of the coronavirus pandemic with your team and students. Grasp how auxiliary services impacts culture and explore how to lead your department through a well-being lens.
- Holistic Supervision: How Individual Culture and Generational Differences Impact Supervision
Create a holistic supervisory style as you discuss cross-cultural supervision, implicit bias, and generational differences among students in your care.
Guide to Finance, Construction & Renovations on Campus
Elevate your leadership and expertise in construction management with business savvy techniques: leveraging relationships across departments, understanding the bottom line for informed decision making, and following a general planning process for construction and renovation projects.
Leveraging the Value of Auxiliaries to Mitigate Campus Enrollment Challenges
Dive into the issues of campus enrollment and the impact on higher education as you analyze changes that auxiliaries can make to stay relevant in a post-coronavirus landscape.
Presenting Sponsor: Aramark
Safer Today, Smarter Tomorrow
Aramark is in the customer service business across food, facilities, and uniforms, wherever people work, learn, recover, and play. United by a passion to serve, their 280,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish the lives of millions of people in 19 countries around the world every day.