Re: OCET BUDGET DEFICIT 2005-06 ACTIONS
and 2006-07 PLANS
The following actions have been taken
1. Personnel reduction:
The following personnel have left for a variety of reasons.
Results: personnel saving of over $225,000/yr.
OCET printed a mid-cycle summer brochure with grant funds. The brochure reminded people of the summer offerings and kept the OCET classes in the minds of the community.
Results: Savings on printing cost is $3,000.
For the fall 2006 cycle, 10,000 instead of 63,000 brochures
were printed. As recommended by LERN, the international organization for
continuing education, brochures were sent
3. Business Plans
Included in the OCET annual program review were business plans for PACE, VITEC Business, CompTech, Maui Language Institute, and Contracts and Grants.
Results: Initial data indicates that each program
experienced salary savings due
4. Increased new class offerings:
LERN recommends that each cycle include at least 20% new class offerings
5. Maui Language Institute:
The Maui Language Institute hosted four international contract programs in summer 2006.
The A&B grant for S
The First Time Managers’ project sponsored by RDP is progressing as planned. Seventeen companies with 28 employees are involved in the program. Participants have taken an on-line assessment and the coaching sessions started this week.
7. Community Donation:
Tri-Isle, Inc. donated
OCET FUTURE PLANS:
1. Lumens On-line Registration
The Lumens on-line registration system, recommended by LERN,
is an essential program management software that will
2. RDP Projects:
Three RDP projects—CDL student subsidy, financial aid staff
member, and Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)—are being investigated for
the spring 07 semester. If funded these three project
will help the OCET cus
3. Civil Defense:
The Maui County Civil Defense office has partnered with OCET
4. Robert Wood Johnson:
OCET will work with its long-term-care partners
OCET will again apply for funding
1. Personnel reduction:
The Culinary Arts program restructured its personnel and reduced its workforce by ??? people.
Results: Personnel savings is
Representatives from Sodexho conducted a financial review.
Results: In their review, they noted that the percentage of
food raw materials was higher than industry average; this could be attributed
3. Refining of procedures:
The culinary program has refined its procedures when
catering fundraiser events
4. Non-credit options:
The culinary program has worked with OCET if offering more non-credit classes.
5. Internal audit:
An internal audit has been conducted by two business faculty
members who offered a number of strategies
A former administrative
6. Curriculum remapping:
The Business/Hospitality department chair is working with the culinary arts faculty in remapping its curriculum.
1.The Culinary Arts program is
1. Department of Human Services Task Order
The Allied Health department chair is working with the State
of Hawaii Department of Human Services
Results: If approved, the task order will pay for the
salaries for a number of faculty and staff, freeing their salaries
2. Mobile Van
3. Additional staff:
Allied Health will acquire a fiscal support specialist