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Topics

Banner XE

  • What's New with Ellucian and the Transformation of Banner? Desc. | .pdf
  • Preparing your Banner by Ellucian system for the power of Ellucian XE
  • Desc. | .pdf
  • Easy as 1-2-3: The Steps to XE  Desc. |  .pdf
  • Ellucian Product Development  Desc.    |  .pptx
  • Banner Tips & Tricks - General  Desc.   |  .pdf
    Supporting Popsel files - Popsel | Specs | Body | Upload | Views

HR

  • The Transformation of Banner Human Resources Desc.  |   .pdf
  • Explore the new Banner Employee profile application Desc.  |   .pdf
  • Defining Talent Management in Today's World Desc. |  .pptx
    (Cornerstone OnDemand)   
  • Employee Profile - An XE Experience Desc.  |  .pptx  

Student

  • Get To Know the Improved Banner Registration Desc.  |   .pdf
  • Transfer Articulation Maintenance (University of Michigan - Flint)  Desc.  |   .pptx
  • Ellucian eTranscripts Desc.  |   .pdf
  • Help Students Graduate on Time with Ellucian Degree Works Student Educational Planner Desc.  |   .pdf

Finance

  • Implementing Banner Budget JVs Desc.  |  .pdf
  • Expense Budgeting Made Easy Desc. |  .pdf
  • Analysis of University Program Costing with BI Dashboard Presentation Desc. |  .pptx

Financial Aid

  • Financial Aid TRAINing – Full Steam Ahead!  (Lansing Community College) Desc.  |   .pptx
  • Borrower Based Academic Year (BBAY) processing In Banner Financial Aid Desc.  |   .pdf
  • Loan Streamlining/Redesign in Banner Financial Aid Desc.  |   .pdf
  • Banner Tips and Tricks - Financial Aid Desc.  |   .pdf  
    Supporting Popsel files - Popsel | Specs | Body | Upload | Views

Business Intelligence

  • Big Data, Big Challenges: Moving Toward Business Intelligence Maturity Desc.  |   .pdf
  • Reporting Right Now with Argos (Evisions) Desc.  |   .pptx
  • A Single Source of Truth: Why You Need Effective Data Governance Desc.  |   .pdf
  • Mining Student Data for Student Success Desc.  |   .pdf

General

  • Improving User Adoption Desc.  |   .pptx
  • Checklist for Creating a Training Plan Desc.  |   .pptx   |   .xlsx
  • Selecting a Time and Attendance System for your Institution (Tracy Inc.) Desc.  |   .pptx
  • Extend the Value of Banner with BI Cloud Services Desc.  |  
  • Oracle 12c Cloud Offerings Desc.   | 
  • eTranscripts: The Transcript Revolution Desc.   |
  • Matching Rules for Data Loads - What We've Learned! Desc.  |   .pptx
  • Academic Planning Made Easier Desc.   |
  • Unmatched Middleware & Cloud Management Capabilities For Banner Desc.   | 
  • Into to Git and How it Relates to Banner Architecture Desc.   |   .pptx   |   image
  • Trends and Security for Campus Payments and Mobile Technology Desc. |    
  • Birds of Feather sessions within many tracks…

Topic Description

8:40 – 9:20 Opening

What’s New with Ellucian and the Transformation of Banner?

Join us as we share Ellucian’s strategy for more quickly evolving the solutions on which you rely and providing the flexibility you need to improve the experiences of all those you serve. We’ll report on how our Ellucian XE strategy drives how we design, develop, and deliver applications. Learn more about the available applications and how your institution can adopt today!

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9:30 - 10:20 Session 1

Ellucian Product Development

Ever wondered what it would be like to participate in the development process of a Banner functionality? Are you concerned with your level of expertise or the time commitment that would be involved? Come hear about the experience of participating in a product development group from an institution member’s point of view. This session will provide you with a summary of the process that happened to roll out the latest Gainful Employment reporting functionality in Banner.

Borrower Based Academic Year (BBAY) Processing In Banner Financial Aid

Institutions that process Direct Loans on a Borrower Based Academic Year (BBAY) calendar will be interested in this session. Banner Financial Aid by Ellucian recently delivered functionality that allows institutions the ability to define and process Direct Loans for BBAY1 and BBAY2 type loans. During this session, we will review the options, setup and packaging of Direct Loans for BBAY.

Big Data, Big Challenges: Moving Toward Business Intelligence Maturity

Did you know that the traditional structured data managed by organizations doubles every 18 months? At the same time, the depth of analysis, number of data users, and need to visualize data also grows.

Transfer Articulation Maintenance

After nearly a decade of use, the University of Michigan-Flint had accumulated tens of thousands of issues with its transfer equivalencies from outdated practices, wrong attributes from a botched gen-ed conversion, to countless clerical errors, and more. Learn how UM-Flint cleaned up the clutter, standardized equivalencies and practices, is implementing a system of automated audits, and is proactively building dozens of new catalogs and over 15,000 new equivalencies per year. Audience: experienced functional and technical users.

Matching Rules for Data Loads - What We've Learned!

Matching rules can be troublesome and sometimes difficult to understand. We'll talk through some of the issues we all face, and what we did to test and develop rules that are working for us. Focus on the student side for ACT, SAT and purchased lists.

Defining Talent Management in Today's World

The evolution of strategic HR initiatives.

Oracle12c Cloud Offerings

Learn about Oracle's cloud solutions.

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11:00 - 11:50 Session 2

Easy as 1-2-3: The Steps to XE

You’ve heard all the buzz about the Banner® by Ellucian transformation. This session walks through the steps need to bring an Ellucian XE app for Banner live on your campus. We will go through step-by-step discussion, offer suggestions on creating your campus adoption plan and offer testimonial from institutions just like you.

Analysis of University Program Costing with BI Dashboard Presentation

LTU has developed an ongoing mechanism to financially analyze any group of student activity utilizing actual revenue, financial aid and expenses. The presentation will cover the mechanism used, roll out, its value and how it is currently being used at LTU in various ways. It will also include a demonstration of how this information has been incorporated into the university dashboard.

Financial Aid TRAINing - Full Steam Ahead!

Join this session and participate in a successful training model of a financial aid office! Learn how staff can leverage Banner INB and Self-Service to enhance the student experience and promote success, while facilitating employee positivity with a team-oriented approach to ongoing training and accountability. How do you make training relevant to new hires and seasoned staff at the same time? Let’s have some fun and answer that question!

The Transformation of Banner Human Resources

In this session we will provide an overview of the Ellucian XE strategy and share the exciting HR release that improves the look and feel and usability of your Banner pages.

Help Students Graduate on Time with Ellucian Degree Works Student Educational Planner

Many states now require students to develop an academic plan their first year, ensuring students minimize excess credits and graduate on time. The Student Educational Planner in Ellucian Degree Works permits students and advisors to lay out a recommended sequence of classes that is validated against remaining program requirements. Also, the planner provides visibility into course demand, enabling institutions to offer the right courses at the right time.

Improving User Adoption

Professional development is critically important, particularly when new technologies are proliferating on campus. In this session, we will introduce you to some innovative approaches that can help your employees remain top performers without draining scarce resources. Ellucian’s on-demand subscription library allows your staff to self-select the courses they need to stay technologically current. We’ll show you how to access the library and get started.

Reporting Right Now with Argos

Access to accurate and consistent data is essential to the goals of serving our students and providing continuous process improvement.   Come and learn how Lansing Community College is using Argos, the Enterprise Reporting Solution from Evisions, and how it has transformed the way we do business across the institution.  From simple task driven lists, to more complex dashboards and OLAP cubes, data has never been more accessible.  An overview of our most popular reports from Student, Financial Aid, Finance, and Human Resources will be shared.

Unmatched Middleware & Cloud Management Capabilities

Learn How Oracle Enterprise Manager along with Weblogic and Cloud Management packs can put you on top of managing your application server and cloud environments, providing means for diagnosing, scaling, and enabling Self Service Provisioning for your Enterprise application infrastructure.

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12:00 - 12:50 Session 3

Banner Tips and Tricks - General

Ever wonder if there is a faster way to do something in Banner? Do you want to be more productive and efficient in Banner? This is the presentation for you! Banner has many shortcuts and tricks to getting things done faster, but they aren’t always passed from user to user. Join us and learn something new that you can take back to your institution and use immediately.

Implementing Banner Budget JVs

In 2015, Oakland University transitioned campus wide from submitting budget JVs on paper forms to creating them in Banner. This presentation will include a brief overview of the old and new processes, how we made the transition (technical aspects, practical aspects, training, etc.), challenges we faced, and benefits we’ve identified.

Loan Streamlining/Redesign in Banner Financial Aid

The Direct Loan (DL) process has been redesigned and streamlined. Direct Loans now have a separate table structure from electronic and manual loans. We also streamlined DL to allow changes to be made on the Award form and update the DL Origination form and vice versa. The MPN process has also been redesigned and DL logging has changed. Come hear about the exciting changes that have been delivered.

Employee Profile - Experiencing XE

The objective of this presentation is to share Lansing Community Colleges experience going live with our first XE app, Employee Profile. We will share our approach to implement the application, our lesson’s learned, and the response to this change.

Get To Know the Improved Banner Registration

See all the exciting new capabilities in the redesigned Banner student registration for students & advisors. Banner Registration will help improve student success by engaging student in the planning process advising through registration. This session is designed to help you with your planning and show you the exciting enhancements with Banner registration. Join us while we will showcase the new user experience for student registration as well as new function to support registration plans and block registration.

Into to Git and How it Relates to Banner Architecture

Git has the potential to greatly expand our understanding of how Banner works and has evolved over time. To build this understanding, one needs to understand Git's inner workings. This understanding is essential to learning how Git's commands and structure work to form a readable narrative. From there, telling your own story of customizations made at your institution becomes accessible. This presentation will largely focus on how Git commands actually build and alter the history of the repository. This knowledge is essential to understanding how to create mods to Banner XE and maintain them as Ellucian releases new versions.

Extend the Value of Banner with BI Cloud Services

BI Cloud Services offers rapid deployment of analytics extending the value of Banner

eTranscripts: The Transcript Revolution

Don’t let the electronic transcript revolution start without you! Join your colleagues and peers across the country who are already using the National Student Clearinghouse/Ellucian’ s eTranscripts solution. Learn how delivering academic transcripts in MINUTES (with no touch on the part of your staff) to those who need them has become the bar for measuring all other services….all at no cost to your college.

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2:10 - 3:00 Session 4

Preparing your Banner by Ellucian system for the Power of Ellucian XE

The modernization of Banner has accelerated. New modules and enhancements are rolling out by the quarter. How should you prepare? What hardware and software will be needed? What skill sets will be required? How are customizations handled in the new software? Learn the answers to these questions and more so that you can get ready for the power of Ellucian XE.

Expense Budgeting Made Easy

Setup for using self-service operating expense budget, training budget managers on how to use self-service and completing the operating expense budget process.

Banner Tips and Tricks - Financial Aid

Ever wonder if there is a faster way to do something in Banner? Do you want to be more productive and efficient in Banner? This is the presentation for you! Banner has many shortcuts and tricks to getting things done faster, but they aren’t always passed from user to user. Join us and learn something new that you can take back to your institution and use immediately.

Explore the New Banner Employee Profile Application

Faculty and staff mirror the student body in the way they expect to use information. If it’s not easily accessible and interactive, satisfaction rates drop. With the new Banner® Employee Profile you gain convincing proof that human resources departments have a better way to manage personal, employment, and job related information. During this session you will learn how this tool supports human resources and payroll departments with a range of benefits, such as reducing time spent on questions and manual updates with the self-service function available for any device.

Mining Student Data for Student Success

Student success is a hot topic in higher education these days. This session will help you understand a working definition of student success and what it could mean for the students on your campus. We’ll also explore the connection between the emerging roles of data mining, predictive analytics in higher education, and student success. Finally, we’ll look at some current examples of the interesting connections between business intelligence tools and student success efforts.

Ellucian eTranscripts

Are you still manually processing and mailing transcripts? Join us to learn how Ellucian’s eTranscripts, a touch-free electronic system for processing and delivering transcripts can help you: reduce workload in the registrar’s office, deliver high quality services to students and alumni and decrease administrative costs by automating processes.

Selecting a Time and Attendance System for your Institution

We will cover some questions that need to be asked when deciding on a time and attendance system. We will be covering Multiple Positions, Punching Methods, Student Work Study Tracking, Real-Time Interfaces and other criteria. This session will include PowerPoint as well as a live demonstration.

Academic Planning Made Easier

Your institution’s ability to provide a successful learning environment relies heavily on the management of your academic planning. However, this massive undertaking is a highly complex and time-consuming process without the right tools. This is where Academic Interface can help! We have successfully created a system that integrates all areas of academic planning in one easy-to-use interface with all relevant information at your fingertips. These areas include:

Curriculum Development/Management
Enrollment Planning
Course Offerings
Balanced Teacher Workloads
Part-Time Teacher Contracts
Academic Scheduling
Campus Scheduling
Key Reports

Academic Interface also features a Real-Time, Bi-Directional Integration with Banner®

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3:10 - 4:00 Session 5

A Single Source of Truth: Why You Need Effective Data Governance

"Your numbers” don’t match “my numbers.” How can you turn that data into useful information that supports data-driven decision-making?

Checklist for Creating a Training Plan

Creating a training plan can be a daunting task. Where do you start? Whether you are introducing a new system, upgrading to new functionality, or simply providing refresher training, leveraging existing tools and resources will make this task easier

Trends and Security for Campus Payments and Mobile Technology

The payment industry is quickly adopting new technologies around mobile payment acceptance, contactless payments, EMV (chip-based smart cards), P2PE, and e-wallets.  This session will look at these emerging trends, as well as updating attendees on various rules and regulations, regarding such topics as PCI, convenience fees and the use of pre-paid debit cards for financial aid disbursements.  Join the discussion as we explore these topics in a non-technical manor.

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