Education Management Boot Camp

CAPPS Education Management Boot Camp

Below please find schedule and agenda details for the Boot Camp that was held on August 3-4, 2017.

CAPPS Members may view and download the Boot Camp presentation slides from the CAPPS Workshop Archives page.

Thursday, August 3, 2017 / 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Friday, August 4, 2017 / 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Stanbridge University
2041 Business Center Drive, Irvine, CA


$400 CAPPS Member
$600 Non-Member

Agenda - August 3
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

A Fiscal Health Checkup for Your Institution
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
...presented by Donna van Rijn, CPA/Owner, van Rijn & Associates CPAs
This session is meant to provide a baseline that all good school leaders should understand about financials.

  • Benchmarks/ratios required BPPE/accreditors/ED
  • Accrual accounting (vs. cash) including deferred tuition and the impact of liabilities, including debt, on ratios
  • Salary vs draws for small business owners - upside and pitfalls
  • Budgeting and cash flow projections
  • Commissions/other compensation not permitted
  • Risk: employees and students - insurance, good practices
  • Flow of financial information
  • Safeguarding of financial information


Which Test Won...How to Use a Culture of Innovation to Create Consistent, Free, High Converting Leads
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
...presented by Gregg Meiklejohn, CEO, Enrollment Resources Inc.
In this session, Gregg will show two competing ads and the group will debate which is the better ad. After the big reveal, based on actual results, some folks will celebrate while some will hang their head in shame. We'll go through several examples...Think EDU Marketing meets a Game Show.
Coffee Break
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Wading Through the Legal and Regulatory Swamps
3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
...presented by Keith Zakarin, Partner and Chair of the Education Practice Group, Duane Morris LLP
Nothing changes faster, and is potentially more lethal, than Federal/State actions and legal decisions affecting your career and Institution. Join Keith Zakarin as he guides you through the rapidly changing legal and regulatory swamps.

Agenda - August 4
9:00 am - 4:30 pm

9:00 am - 9:45 am

How to Create a Culture of Innovation Within Your Admissions Process
9:45 am - 10:45 am
...presented by Gregg Meiklejohn, CEO, Enrollment Resources Inc.
Gregg will share simple hacks to increase revenue while protecting the emotional health of your Admissions Reps.

  • The Hero Exercise
  • Connecting with your Greatness Exercise
  • How to create a simple personal marketing matrix
  • A simple way to turn subject lines of emails into juicy enticements
  • How to hyper target by using personas and journey maps (a high level overview)

Coffee Break
10:45 am - 11:00 am

Millennials and their Gen Z Cousins
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

...presented by Beylor Meza, COO, Success Education Colleges
Understanding your demographic and shifting your business practices to meet the needs of the demographic is how an industry stays alive and vibrant. This session will examine:

  • Who are today's students?
  • How do they impact the educational and regulatory landscape?
  • How can we ensure our continued success?
  • What is the role of education in todays global and digital society?
  • How can schools meet Millennial and Gen Z values and still accomplish their outcome goals?
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Mental Technology: How the Mind Works and Affects Student Success
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
...presented by Dr. Joe Pace, Chairman of the Board - Global Education, The Pacific Institute
The information in this presentation can help dramatically improve your personal and professional performance.
  • Understanding Mental Technology and how the mind works in order to affect student retention and Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP).
  • Helping students develop self-discipline, grit and will power.
  • Practical facilitation and mentoring techniques and their positive affect on learning, student retention and enrollment management.  How to create "teachable and impactful moments".
  • How to create an environment where every employee is a Model, Mentor and Monitor and involved in changing lives not just running departments.
  • How to think more strategically: building teamwork and developing common vision, strategy and synergy.
  • Implementing Effective Organizational Change.

Coffee Break
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Strategic Vision and Consensus Building & Checking In With Yourself
3:15 pm - 4:30 pm

...presented by Dr. Joe Pace, Chairman of the Board - Global Education, The Pacific Institute
This leadership and management session is designed to provide leadership with new thinking skills, enabling decision makers to make bolder choices that have a high probability of success. Attendees can expect to:

  • Gain the ability to appreciate the "psychological" side of strategic planning and its implications for goal accomplishment.
  • Understand the process of Peak Mental Technology.
  • Take an internal and external scan of the organizational environment.
  • Determine strengths, weaknesses and opportunities.
  • Define the business you are in.
  • Determine key success factors.
  • Determine the philosophy, mission and organizational aim of the organization.

Start Time

12:30 pm

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Finish Time

4:30 pm

Friday, August 4, 2017


2041 Business Center Drive, Irvine, CA