Cycle and Timeline
Every fiscal year, in a sustained effort to integrate strategic planning to decision-making and the budgeting process, Atlantic Cape Community College guided by its Strategic Plan begins a new strategic budget planning cycle. The six steps cycle, starts with setting annual strategic priorities and new prioritized budget initiatives derived from the institutional goals and previous year outcomes. Once priorities are set, each College Division sets its annual objectives aligned to Institutional Goals and completes its budget and assessment plan for the fiscal year. The Divisions' plans include selected and prioritized new budget initiatives plus continuous improvement initiatives supported by the use and/or reallocation of existing resources.
The cycle ends with an Annual Outcomes Report which supports yearly evaluation of institutional effectiveness and informs the planning cycle for the following year.