Strategic Initiatives

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness (OIE) utilizes project management expertise to manage initiatives related to accreditation, assessment, and strategic planning. 

The initiatives which OIE manages can be found on the Master Project List.


  • Project management for large, university wide, initiatives as well as unit strategic planning efforts facilitated by OIE
  • Consistent use of project management tools, techniques, and templates
  • Facilitation of meetings
  • Status updates regarding initiative progress

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • According to the Project Management Institute, project management is the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques which guide project activities to meet the project requirements.

  • The projects which have OIE involvement can be viewed on the Master Project List.  However, this list is not all inclusive of projects throughout the university.  If you have questions about projects occurring within other divisions please consult the appropriate division’s website.

  • The OIE project management unit is currently focused on projects for the university as a whole and specifically related to reaffirmation and accreditation, assessment, and compliance.  You may contact the office at (470) 578-2584 to see if your project need would be appropriately supported by OIE.