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.
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