Managing the Business of Schools

Managing the Business of Schools

By: Iris Keating (editor), Ray Moorcroft (editor)Hardback

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Written by experienced consultants, this book explores the key themes surrounding the role of the School Business Manager, and offers guidance for dealing with the practical issues of the job. Experts in the field provide practical advice on the essential technical aspects of the role, such as managing risk, managing facilities and human resources, and the book also considers strategic issues and addresses "big questions" such as the workforce remodelling agenda and extended schools. Each chapter contains a useful summary of key points, case studies, and suggested further reading for continued study. Senior Management Team members, school governors, school business managers, students of school business management and anyone involved in and interested in the effective management of schools will find this book an invaluable source of reference.

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About Author

Iris Keating is a member of the Early Years team at Manchester Metropolitan University, and works in Continuing Professional Development and on the Best Practice Research Scholarship scheme with the Department for Education and Skills. Before joining MMU, Iris was a nursery teacher for 12 years.


Section 1 - Skills and Technical Competencies Managing Risk Managing ICT Facilities Management Managing Human Resources Office Systems Management Financial Management Making Sustainable Environmental Management Work in Schools Section 2 - Thinking Strategically Strategic Management Managing School Improvement and Performance Change Management Section 3 - Reflection and Analysis Impact In, and On, Schools Future Developments

Product Details

  • publication date: 12/10/2006
  • ISBN13: 9781412921169
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9781412921169
  • weight: 581
  • ISBN10: 1412921163

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