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2 Welcome To Red River College


4 Agenda: Role of colleges in Canada RRC – statistical profile How well are we doing? Programming and delivery models Highlights 2006-2008 What’s coming 2008 (and beyond)

5 Community Colleges: Centres of applied learning to train and educate the workforce Responsive, flexible, accessible Global workers for a provincial economy Key supporters of economic development An educated and adaptable workforce is a nation’s most competitive asset Mix of college programming critical to supporting economic growth and prosperity We change people’s lives

6 Who Goes to College? High school graduates preparing for careers Lifelong learners People who can’t make it to a campus Students needing help to access post-secondary education University graduates preparing for the workforce Workers preparing for new careers Business and industry International students

7 Trends and Issues for Colleges: Increasing need for post-secondary education New programs for the “New Economy” College degrees and applied research Skilled worker shortages & hot economy End of the “Echo” Respect for diversity in the marketplace, workplace and classroom New technology and old facilities Public accountability

8 continued… Consummerization of education Focus on quality, service and client satisfaction Funding restrictions Rapidly growing and youthful Aboriginal population Immigration driving population growth Accessibility and affordability Student retention and success Trends and Issues for Colleges:

9 Notre Dame Campus Princess Street Campus Main Street Campus (LTC) Stevenson Aviation & Aerospace Training Centre –Winnipeg, Southport (Portage la Prairie) Heavy Equipment Transportation Centre (HETC) Banister Road Apprenticeship Training Centre (BRATC) Four Regional Campuses: Gimli, Winkler, Steinbach, Portage la Prairie (Peguis/Fisher River) RRC’s Campuses:

10 RRC At A Glance: MB’s 2nd largest post-secondary institution Comprehensive college Serve 11,000 FT and 20,000 PT annually $130 Million annual budget (08/09) 1,100 FT employees (1,300 PT) Enrolment stable, near capacity

11 Full-time Program Enrolment Growth

12 RRC 06/07 Gross Revenue ($130M)

13 RRC Students - Background 23%

14 RRC Student Demographics Diverse population Average age 27+ years old 53% female (42% with apprenticeship) 75% from urban south Less than 300 from outside Manitoba 11-16% Aboriginal Sophisticated clients ► adults, consumers

15 RRC’s Recent History: Roblin Report (Dec. 1993) Program changes ► 48% (50+) new; 20+ new CE ► 23% retired;14% major change Advanced diplomas Joint degrees PLAR Technology: Laptops, on-line Co-op Fast-track Customized Trg. Distributed learning CE becomes “for credit” International education Four new campuses RRC Enrolment

16 Programming Mix: RRC 1993/94 Annual Report ► 78 full-time programs – 23% closed, 14% major change RRC 2006/ 2007 Annual Report ► 97 full-time programs – 48% new since 1994

17 How Well Are We Doing? Good - but we can do better ► 92.6 % satisfied or very satisfied (06/07 Survey) ► 96.1% of those in job market have jobs (after 12 months) ► 92.2% of employed had full-time jobs ► Award winning programs and faculty Committed to quality ► All programs have advisory committees ► Measure and report on what we do ► Annual follow-up surveys ► National accreditation wherever possible ► Program reviews and student evaluations ► Certificate of Adult Education (CAE) for all faculty

18 Graduate Employment Rate * Source: Research & Planning Surveys of RRC Graduates. *Employment rate is calculated for those graduates in the labour force.

19 Student Satisfaction Source: Research & Planning Student Evaluation of Program Survey. Percentages calculated from respondents expressing an opinion.

20 Overall Graduate Satisfaction Source: Research & Planning Survey of RRC Graduates. All survey respondents included in percent calculations.

21 Ontario KPI Study ► (2004/2005 College Graduates and 2005/2006 Student Satisfaction Survey) ► Comparison in five key performance areas with 25 colleges Note: Comparisons should be viewed with some caution. Different survey techniques and variations in questions can produce misleading results. In addition, college to college comparisons can produce misleading results due to a variety of factors, such as college size, local employment conditions, program mix and graduate demographics *Employment rate is calculated for those graduates in the labour force and excludes non-responses. Source: RRC Research & Planning, 2006 and ACAATO, 2006. RRC Ont. Avg. RRC Rank among all 25 colleges Employment Rate*96%89% 1 Student Satisfaction87%81% 3 Graduate Satisfaction93%82% 1 Student Satisfaction with Facilities 86%72% 1 Student Satisfaction with Services 89%71% 1 How RRC Ranks

22 How We Do It: Public Institution ► Govt. > COPSE > Us Business Principles ► Academic Plan 2020 business strategy ► Multi- year rolling Strategic Plan ► Generate revenues ► Strategic business units ► Mission-driven, risk-return, evidenced-based decision making Strong entrepreneurial focus ► If we can fund it, we can do it

23 RRC Programming: Comprehensive: ► preparatory ► certificate ► diploma ► advanced diploma ► joint baccalaureate degrees Apprenticeship (30 designated trades) 100+ regular and 95 Con. Ed. Programs Have it your way: ► full time ► part time ► distance education ► regional campuses ► contract training ► Aboriginal communities ► partnerships ► international ► on-site (workplace) ► on-line

24 RRC Programming: Dynamic: 40+ new/expanded programs since 1999 5 new Appr. Programs 4 new campuses Laptops and online IP Video-streaming RRC 1993/94 Annual Report ► 78 full-time programs – 23% closed, 14% major change RRC 2006/ 2007 Annual Report ► 97 full-time programs – 48% new since 1994

25 Advanced Diploma Programs: International Business Technology Management Geographic Information Systems Magnetic Resonance Imaging Graphic Design 3D Computer Graphics Pharmaceutical QA/QC

26 Joint Degree Programs: RRC / U of M ► Bachelor of Nursing, ► B. Arts ASL/ English for Interpretation RRC / U of W ► B. Sc. (Applied Chemistry, Applied Biology, Applied Environmental Science) ► Bachelor of Communications ► B. Ed. (Industrial Arts, Business, Vocational, Aboriginal Languages) ► B. Arts (Aboriginal Self Government)

27 Apprenticeship Enrolments at RRC *Projections

28 Articulation and Partnerships: High Schools and School Divisions International Linkages ► Chile, Mexico, India China, Japan, Viet Nam, Philippines Business and Industry ► MB. Home Builders Assoc. ► Standard Aero/Boeing ► MB Hydro ► CISCO/HP/MTS ► GM/Ford/Chrysler ► Haas Aboriginal Communities Professional Associations ► Athabasca University ► Brandon University ► Central Michigan University ► Ferris State University ► Guelph University ► Lakehead University ► Marine Institute ► Memorial University ► MB. Mennonite University ► Olds College ► Royal Roads University ► Ryerson Polytech. Univ. ► University of Calgary ► University of Lethbridge ► University of Manitoba ► University of Minnesota ► University of Victoria ► University of Winnipeg

29 Continuing Education: 13,000 enrollments annually 300+ new courses, 30 new programs Almost all programming is “for credit” Strategic business unit providing $1M net revenue stream 10-12 full-time (cost recovery) programs ► Office Technician ► Power Eng. 5 th class ► Applied Counseling ► Para-Educator ► Photography ► Recreation facilitator for Older Adults ► Legal Assistant ► Sterile Processing Technician ► Health Unit Clerk ► Occupational Health & Safety

30 Contract and Custom Training: Preparatory and advanced training for workforce participants Custom training in the workplace or at the college Delivered through individual academic departments and CE. For 2005/06 - $4,175K gross revenue in with net revenue of $1,167K (27.9%)

31 Distance Education: 4,639 registrations in 2007/08 300% increase in 8 years 150 courses annually 30+ new courses in 2007/08 66% open enrollment 50%+ of registrants are from Winnipeg

32 Regional Campuses: Interlake (Gimli) Pembina Valley (Winkler) Portage La Prairie Steinbach Full-time, part-time, contract training Serve unique needs of local area Growing full-time enrollments

33 International Education: Develops a global presence for RRC through: –international student recruitment, –academic exchanges, –institutional partnerships, –training contracts Operate on cost recovery basis (SBU) 16 partner institutions in 7 countries Joint partner campus in China

34 Highlights 2006-2008: Board of Governors releases “Defining our Future” RRC responds with Academic Plan 2020, IT Plan and People Plan Record full-time enrollments Internet broadcast of Diploma Nursing program CARSI Lab constructed ($1.6M) Construction of HETC ($15M) begins Applied Research Projects –MB Hydro Office Tower –Hydrogen Bus –Motor Coach Industries

35 Highlights 2006-2008: New student retention and success strategies ► Freshman at-risk tracking and intervention system (FIT) ► Faculty Advising Joint RRC/UofM website created Implementation of new Student Information System - “Colleague” COPSE recommends limited degree granting status for colleges

36 Highlights 2006-2008: New programs launched/approved ► Early Childhood Education* ► Medical Laboratory Sciences* ► Medical Radiological Sciences* ► Carpentry * ► Medical Laboratory Assistant ► Applied Biopharmaceutical Processing ► Applied Pharmaceutics ► 3D Computer Graphics ► Power Engineering Diploma ► Office and Information Administration ► Roofer (Appr.) (*expansion)

37 What’s Coming 2008 (and beyond) Fundamental Goals –Responsible Growth –Aboriginal Outreach –Diversity and Inclusiveness –Access & Success –Quality and Innovation –Polytechnic Model of education

38 What’s Coming 2008 (and beyond) Responsible Growth HETC Apprenticeship Trg 12,000 FT students by 2020 More international students More programminge.g. ► Primary Care Paramedic ► More Nursing, ECE, GTR&O ► Bus. Admin. – Financial Services ► 100+ new programs in Plan 2020 ► Baccalaureate degrees Aboriginal Outreach Increased participation rates and growing presence at RRC New Intro to Trades program Partnerships with Aboriginal educational orgs. e.g. MFNERC Community based trg in First Nations communities Apprenticeship trg in First Nations communities Regional campus for Fisher River/Peguis First Nation Partnership with UCN to serve northern MB

39 What’s Coming 2008 (and beyond) Diversity and Inclusiveness Increased support to MB immigration strategies Expansion of Language Training Centre (+12%) Increased diversity in our student end employee populations More international students Traditional teachings through the Aboriginal Centre Access & Success Access admissions policies Student retention and success initiatives e.g. –F.I.T, Academic Advising Mobile Training Labs for trades training On-line courses for apprentices Learning Assistance Center services extended to regional campuses

40 What’s Coming 2008 (and beyond) Quality and Innovation Enhanced reporting for academic QA Web-based Student Evaluation of Instruction survey Partner with NSERC to create research/innovation clusters with MB industry Integrate applied research with curriculum Increased use of video- streaming and IP technologies Polytechnic Model of Education Extending applied learning beyond diplomas Colleges chartered to deliver applied degrees Applied Research centres to support innovation, productivity and economic development –CARSI (infrastructure) –VTC (vehicles) –CATTC (Aerospace)

41 Final Thoughts: Every RRC employee has the opportunity and responsibility to help change the lives of our learners, to help them be successful. Thank you for choosing us, and for helping to make RRC a great place to learn, work and play!

42 Going Places.

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