Strategy, Planning and Resources Committee

The remit of the Strategy, Planning and Resources Committee (SPRC) includes to advise Council on the Corporate Strategy for the University; to monitor the achievement of the Corporate Strategy, recommending to Council the University's annual budget; and to oversee the development and implementation of systems of institutional performance monitoring.  It monitors relevant Key Performance Indicators as well as strategic risks and the extent to which value for money is achieved within the areas under the Committee's oversight.

Membership 2013/14

 

     Term of Office (to 31 July)
 Vice-Chancellor and Principal (Chair) Professor D S Eastwood  
 Pro-Chancellor Mr J E K Smith 2015
 Deputy Pro-Chancellor Dr C N Banks 2014
 Treasurer Dr M G Gilbert 2014
 Provost and Vice-Principal Professor A Tickell  
 Pro-Vice-Chancellors (Thematic)

Professor J S Bale

Professor J K Heath

Professor M Press

 
 2 Academic Members of Council (elected by Council)

Vacancy

Vacancy

2017

2017

3 Lay Members of Council (elected by Council)

Mr M Devenish

Mr R Halton

Mr D Anderson

2014

2015

2017

The President of the Guild of Students Ms P Wilkinson 2014

 

Terms of Reference

i. To advise Council on the Corporate Strategy for the University, embracing all matters of long-term, medium-term and short-term planning for all aspects of the University. To ensure the alignment of all aspects of the University's strategy and planning, in relation to academic, financial, physical and human resource planning.

ii. To monitor the achievement of Corporate Strategy.

iii. To recommend to Council the University's annual budget, including the distribution of resources between academic and non-academic areas; and between capital, estates and infrastructure, recurrent staff and non-staff costs.

iv. To oversee the development and implementation of systems of institutional performance monitoring and to monitor progress towards achievement of institutional targets. To ensure that risk is appropriately integrated into strategic planning. To ensure effective systems of management and accountability within the University.

v. To keep in review the policies of the University as an employer of staff and to make recommendations to Council for change in matters of substance or principle.

vi. To monitor strategic risks relevant to the work of the Committee as determined by the Strategic Risk Register.

vii. To monitor the extent to which value for money is achieved within the areas under the Committee's oversight.

viii. To monitor relevant Key Performance Indicators and to ensure that any concerns with performance against these KPIs are addressed.

Dates of Meetings

The 2013/14 meeting dates are:

Tuesday 15 October 2013 9:30
Tuesday 12 November 2013 9:30
Tuesday 21 January 2014 9:30
Tuesday 25 March 2014 9:30
Wednesday 7 May 2014 9:30
Tuesday 17 June 2014 9:30

Contact Details

Mrs C McDonough
Assistant Secretary
Email: c.mcdonough@bham.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 6373

Mrs L Johnson
Governance Support Officer
Email: l.johnson@bham.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 9064