Online Courses

Essentials of the Business Office

This six-week online course is designed for both business officers new to independent schools as well as the more experienced business administrator who wants to gain new insights. Participants share experiences of the ever-changing role of the business officer, from the day-to-day responsibilities to the strategic leadership role. Topics covered include financial planning and modeling, accounting and tax compliance, tuition and enrollment policies, human resources, risk management and facilities.

Essentials of School Business for Non-Business Administrators: Budget Meets Mission

This online course is designed for those administrators who desire to be good stewards of their school's financial resources, to be strategic in light of financial pressure, and to work more collaboratively with their leadership team around financial issues.

HR 101 for School Administrators

This is a three-week online course designed for independent school administrators, department heads and others who are responsible for supervising school employees. The course provides a legal framework that will help you spot issues, learn when to seek help and avoid legal risks.

Human Resource Compliance for Independent Schools

This online course is designed for both human resources professionals and business officers who have oversight and responsibility for human resources. Participants will be empowered with the knowledge and tools to address day-to-day human resources challenges such as evaluation and termination, FMLA, the ADA and employee classification. Participants will gain knowledge to improve their policies and practices and know when to engage legal counsel.

Long-Range Financial Modeling

This three-week course is designed for business officers and/or controllers who want to customize NBOA's Long-Range Financial Model so they can spend more time using the data to make sound financial decisions for their schools. The course will provide you with a roadmap to tailor the NBOA Long-Range Financial Model to your needs. Course facilitators will guide you as you build and test your assumptions and learn to use this powerful planning tool.

Stewarding Donor Dollars: Financial Reporting for Contributions

This three-week course is designed for business office and advancement professionals to understand best practices related to gift reporting compliance and donor transactions, as well as enhancing the strategic partnership between the two offices to ensure long-term success.

Questions? Contact Rini Sarmaroy at rini.sarmaroy@nboa.org or call 202-407-7139.

TIAA-CREF

These programs are presented with generous support from TIAA.

ACA Employer Mandate Enforcement Begins

NBOA

For the first time, the IRS has begun enforcement of the employer mandate under the Affordable Care Act for employers averaging 50 or more full-time employees in the prior calendar year. Letters from the IRS are expected to reach thousands of employers over the next several weeks. Click the link above to learn what your school can do if it receives an assessment letter.