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College of the Marshall Islands
Strategic Plan

The Plan

Several years in the making, the College of the Marshall Islands (CMI) will start implementing and monitoring the Strategic Plan 2016-2018 (The Plan) in January 2016. The Plan, driven by the CMI mission, focuses directly on the following five major areas for systematic improvement and enhancement.

High Quality Student Success Programs

Continue to create, deliver, and assess student success programs and activities which encourage student learning and students’ achievement of their educational and professional goals.

Institutional Resources

Effectively use our human, physical, technological and financial resources to provide quality, student-centered educational services.

Stakeholder Relations

Continue to develop and implement effective and transparent collaborations and partnerships.

Sustainability

Balance social, environmental and economic needs in a way that sustains the College and serves the nation.

High Quality Academic Programming

Continue quality improvement in Academic Programming and implement new programs.

Primarily, CM ’s mission is to provide quality, student-centered, educational services and intellectual resources to the community and those who desire access to a post-secondary education. Furthermore, the CMI mission focuses on graduates succeeding in higher education, work, life and the global community.

Key Performance Indicators

Key Performance Indicators will measure progress towards achieving each of the five Strategic Plan goals.

Goal KPIs Number of KPIs Update Rate Achievement Rate
High Quality Student Success Programs
Goal 1
3 67% 67%
Institutional Resources
Goal 2
18 62% 44%
Stakeholder Relations
Goal 3
5 100% 0%
Sustainability
Goal 4
3 75% 25%
High Quality Academic Programming
Goal 5
6 67% 17%
  • Update Rate - Percentage of KPIs with Data
  • Achievement Rate - Percentage of KPIs that met Fall 2016 Target

Goal Activities

Goals Number of Activities Activities Completed Percentage of Activities Completed Activities Not Started Percentage of Activities Not Started
High Quality Student Success Programs
Goal 1
16 0 0% 9 56%
Institutional Resources
Goal 2
33 5 15% 2 6%
Stakeholder Relations
Goal 3
12 0 0% 2 17%
Sustainability
Goal 4
23 3 13% 12 52%
High Quality Academic Programming
Goal 5
21 4 19% 6 29%
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FALL 2017 Progress Report

Overall, 33% of the KPI targets for 2016 were achieved. 72% of the KPIs were computed or updated. The achievement rate is very low and indicates very low performance of the College in achieving its 2016 KPI targets considering that 72% of the KPI data was reported.

In terms of the College Performance Indicators that have institution set standards, 79% have been achieved. With the 105 identified activities in the Strategic Plan, 11% have been completed. This is very low especially that the end of the Strategic Plan timeline is very close. However, this may be due to misreporting or underreporting of data. 30%% of the activities were reported as having "Not Started" yet inspite of the several extension deadlines and calls to update the data in the system.

In terms of the specific goals, none of the activities in Goal 1 have been reported as complete and it has the highest proportion of activities reported as "Not Started". However, it's KPI has the highest achievement rate. It's KPI update rate however is relatively lower than the overall update rate.

Goal 2 reported 15% of its activities were completed and it has 2nd lowest proportion of activities reported as "Not Started" at 17%. It's KPI achievement rate is higher than the overall rate while it's KPI update rate however is lower than the overall update rate.

Goal 3 does not have any of its activities completed, however, it has a comparatively lower proportion of activities that were "Not Started". All of its KPIs were updated, however, none of them have achieved the 2016 targets.

Goal 4 reported 13% of its activities were completed. It has the lowest proportion of activities reported as "Not Started". It has the 2nd highest update rate at 75% but has a relatively low achievement rate at 25%.

Goal 5 has the highest completion rate at 19% amongst the goals. Relatively, it has a lower proportion of activities reported as "Not Started". It's KPI update rate is lower than the overall update rate and a low achievement rate at 17%.

Fall 2017 Report