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. To approve conditions of employment as delegated by Council.
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.