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The Strategic Change and Planning (SCAP) team joined the ASA directorate in August 2019 and forms its newest division. It is managed by Rachel Shapton, Deputy Director of Academic and Student Administration - Strategic Change and Planning.
SCAP's vision is to be "your partner in making Brookes its life-changing best – using its impartial evidence and planning skills to make a difference across the University".
The division covers four key areas - Business Analytics and Performance, Planning & Market Insights, Statutory Returns and Strategic Change - working across four teams.
Head of Strategic Change and Projects Governance Team: Andy Ball
The Strategic Change and Projects Governance Team was formed in 2018 to provide oversight, control and support to the many change projects and initiatives across the University.
It supports the Strategic Change Board in delivering their delegated responsibilities from the Vice Chancellor's Group:
The team also undertakes process reviews and continuous improvement activity, in support of the University's priorities, as well as accredited project management training. You can find out more about the team and the projects underway by visiting our Projects Website.
Head of Analysis and Reporting Team: Maritza Miranda
The Analysis and Reporting Team is responsible for the University’s business intelligence through the management and analysis of a wide range of statistical information relating to the Strategic Framework, performance indicators, internal planning round, widening participation and students numbers amongst others. We produce analytics to inform major strategic developments in the University through the provision of consistent and timely reporting on a range of activities such as:
We also design, build, develop and maintain APTT (the Academic Performance Tracking Tool).
Through APTT, colleagues can:
The Data Analytics Project is providing Learning Analytics, and is currently being developed and customised to bring together student, HR, finance and other data to provide a flexible tool for business planning.
Head of Strategic Planning and Market Intelligence Team: Salma Craig
The Strategic Planning and Market Intelligence Team (SP&MI) works with internal and external data and insight resources to provide evidence to support strategic questions, in collaboration with colleagues across the University.
Managed by Rachel Shapton, Deputy Director of Academic and Student Administration
There are a number of statutory obligations that the Office for Students requires the University to meet and publish, including data on all current students studying in the UK and on overseas. The Statutory Returns Team manage the process of acquisition and delivery of statutory returns on behalf of the University.
Statutory Returns intranet