April 30, 2013

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Enhanced Budgeteer Role:

  • Implementation of FMW/ BudCast expected to provide basis for higher level discussions with budget officers and KU central administration.
  • Initial wave of training sessions for budget officers and central staff has been completed; over 100 campus staff have participated.
  • A tailored training session has been completed for staff in the CLAS Shared Service Center. During the week of 04/22, an additional training session was conducted for staff in the CLAS Shared Service Center regarding auto distribution of reports.
  • While the first wave of training has been completed, specialized training and desk side coaching continue for all staff.

Redesign KU's Annual Budget Process: encompass all sources of funding

  • Status of the FMW/BudCast implementation:
    • Continued development on the All Funds Budget template to be utilized in future budget calls
    • Working on changes to the Budget and Financial systems to incorporate additional OOE categories into these systems to enable a more robust reporting mechanism for FY 2014.
  • IT staff are working on the BudCast web site. Content will include:
    • Link providing access to download BudCast
    • Link providing access to download BudCast Report Viewer
    • Technical FAQs
    • Production Report Profiles/Screenshots
    • Access to training documents
  • FY 2014 Budget Call
    • Budget Officers for deans and vice provosts continue to work on FY 2013 and FY 2014 spending plan summaries
    • Discussions have been scheduled by the Provost's Office; eighteen meetings completed as of 04/26/2013.

Create Budgetary Incentives: to grow enrollment & sponsored research, rewarding accountability

  • No current updates

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