Management & Business Acumen

Think about:  Vision & Strategic Planning  Budgeting & Procurement  Funding & Development  Benchmarking & Data Analysis  Human Resources  Project Management  Facilities Management

Management & Business Acumen

How to make the library a profit center

Identify opportunities for the library to contribute revenue in law firm, academic and other libraries. Including: billable research, document delivery services, and contributing to packaged information work product which can be sold by the library's parent organization.

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Creating a Knowledge Strategy in your Organization

Help your law firm, law department, court, or law school create a 3 year KM strategic plan. Take the lead in bringing the value of KM into the organizations strategic goals. This program should include an overview of all the necessary steps for designing a KM strategy and should also provide attendees with guidance on what a successful strategic plan looks like.

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Mythbusters: Why (Almost) Everything You Think You Know About...

Mythbusters: Why (Almost) Everything You Think You Know About Academic Law Libraries is Wrong We all know academic law library budgets are being cut, and have been for several years. Salaries and hiring have stagnated. And our physical spaces are shrinking as law schools repurpose them. But are these statements true? Are they even close to being true? This program delves into the data from academic law libraries and ...more »

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Documentation

When it is necessary to document personal issues you want to do it correctly and thoroughly. An HR expert will share the ins and outs of documenting employees behavior.

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My [firm, school, SIS, etc] wants strategic planning. Now what?

Strategic planning is used by a variety of entities. Librarians and other information professionals are often asked to participate in strategic planning by their employers, AALL Chapters and SIS's, local groups, and others. Unfortunately, teaching the process of strategic planning is not as common as the requests for participation, leaving individuals to try to figure out what they need to do. It is time to embrace strategic ...more »

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You've Been Borged: What To Do When Your Law Firm Merges

You've been borged. Resistance is futile! What do you do when your law firm merges? The program will discuss steps toward a smooth transition - contract changes, budget review, resource and staff realignment - as well as the emotional issues that arise. Will you keep your job? Do you want to keep you job? How do you handle inherited staff? How do you handle a new boss? How to keep your sanity with the new and changing ...more »

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My budget was cut - now what?

You've just received word that your budget was cut, and something has to go. But what? This program will examine approaches to assess resource & service utilization across competing resources to support the difficult decision of what to cut to meet your organization's new requirements, and will look at strategies to assess the impact following the cut, to help support your library's future resource strategy.

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