What Is Decision Analysis? And Why Do So Many Companies Still Do It in Excel?
When decisions involve complex—and sometimes competing—multivariate choices, analysts employ systematic and quantitative decision analysis models and techniques to arrive at the most optimal solution (ideally the one with the lowest potential risk and the highest potential upside). Learn of Excel shortcomings and alternative solutions to make high-stakes decisions with the utmost ease and confidence.
Creating and Enabling Leadership Teams to Confidently Drive Organizational ChangeIn this webcast presented by the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania, Synario partners with corporate wellness company On The Goga to discuss how to create and enable higher education leadership teams to build and enable effective teams. College and university leadership teams are currently under heavy strain as they try to balance new public safety precautions, higher education curriculums, and the financial well-being of their institution. These teams need to quickly adapt strategies, understand long-term financial ramifications of those strategies, and establish consensus around a plan forward. In this webcast we will discuss how to build and enable leadership teams that can keep pace with the current changing environment. With insights from With insights from Dr. Aly Goldstein, PsyD, MBA, M.Ed, Organizational Psychology Consultant at On The Goga and Kevin Kuhar, Higher Education Account Executive at Synario, participants will take-away action steps to change their decision-making processes for the better.
Why Your Finance Team Isn't Agile... YetTraditional approaches to financial modeling historically involve the use of inefficient, undisciplined software tools that fall short in their forecasting capabilities. Organizations that rely on such platforms are often unaware that they are not functioning to their true potential, but smart business decisions should be supported by agile, multi-dimensional models.
Higher Ed: Communicating Endowment ReturnsEffectively communicating the financial importance as well as the compounding effects of college or university endowments is more important now than ever before. In this video, Kevin Kuhar, Synario's Higher Education Account Executive, quickly reviews how Synario allows college and university finance leaders to communicate what happens if the institution uses the endowment to subsidize losses from COVID-19.