Reduce financial volatility
Planning for the future takes time. You need to pivot more efficiently than ever, evaluate the long-term consequences of staffing shifts, adjust for market volatility, and calibrate for tuition modifications. How quickly and frequently you can create, review, and monitor multiple long-range financial scenarios to make the most informed institutional decisions quicker is essential to long-term financial sustainability.
Your cheat code to financial sustainability
See around corners
The goal of long-range financial planning in higher ed is to accurately identify - within a reasonable degree - how the multitude of factors surrounding your institution will impact its overall health. You can't predict the future, but you can - and must - leverage powerful financial models to understand the direct implications of factors like, enrollment fluctuations, tuition revenue adjustments, changes in program demand, and shifting student-to-faculty ratios.
Triumph with trustees
Not only is reliable data essential for accurately navigating the various obstacles in your institution’s path, it’s also necessary for key stakeholders - including board members - who want to see evidence-based details when making informed decisions. Wow the brass with insightful, relevant modeling for imperative choices in your institution’s future.
Build better bridges
For many institutions, there is a gap between strategic planning and financial planning. The chasm can wreak havoc on an institution’s long-term sustainability. Bridge the divide by utilizing financial modeling to demonstrate potential pathways that are most suitable for your institution. Display best- and worst-case scenarios for proposed shifts in planning to help your stakeholders feel ownership in the direction.
Concise and consolidated
Remove the errant, archaic method of manual spreadsheets and singular owners. Today’s financial leaders need to be able to stress test multiple model scenarios with the click of a button, manipulate current and historical data sets, and uncover highly targeted insights, quickly, to position your institution for fast-paced or unexpected changes in financial assumptions.
Answer vital questions on the health and sustainability of your institution
See today's impact on tomorrow's goals
Long-range financial planning with HelioCampus empowers your institution with the ability to model out long-term benefits and consequences for pivotal decisions - before you put plans into motion. It's not a magic 8-ball. It's an intentionally designed, data informed platform built to provide next-level decision-making.
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Implement a long-range financial planning tool to evaluate multiple financial scenarios on a 5- to 10-year timeline. Check in easily on your base case to react more quickly to fluctuations, ensure you are staffed and resourced for your strategic initiatives, and demonstrate fiscal responsibility to your board.
Use innovative financial models built just for higher ed scenarios, like tuition sticker price, college-level staffing, and more
Customize scenarios to support your budgeting process and visualize targets aligned to your strategic plan
Ensure continuity via a centralized financial modeling tool
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HelioCampus gives you a clear line of sight into financial risks and opportunities within your institution related to labor costs, long-term financial sustainability, and alignment with your strategic plan. Let us help you uncover unseen trends and insights that can inform your annual planning, budget cycles, and workforce planning.