An IPA-driven streamlining of services can improve a school’s overall efficiency by copying the experiences it sees in the business sector.
IPA supports an institution’s student-focused back-office functions like bursar bills, student information, and administrative grants that are held and viewed in multiple kinds of digital documents. They can be tagged to a student, class course, or department so that anyone affected by it can have easy access. Notifications are instant, as well as updates.
Automating these processes makes it a lot easier to deal with student requests, as well as boost overall accuracy by removing the need to enter student information multiple times. It can also help alleviate stress among faculty at peak times of the year like the start of the semester and finals week.
Additionally, removing the peak times from faculty means less practical and financial delays for students who are on a tight budget.
Furthermore, peak time reductions take communication burdens off of administrators’ backs. They can now communicate with students in a timely manner and spend more time on cases that require detailed attention.
Since IPA solutions are so useful for mundane/repetitive tasks, they can mirror the things that IPA bots learn from the business sector to take over lower-level tasks in the finance and administrative department. These tasks could be payroll, new supplier requests, purchase order systems, invoicing, and more. If any issues arise, IPA bots can handle them, and they can even fix issues that an employee may overlook.
If you’re interested in learning more about how IPA can positively affect your school, or you want to learn more about IPA, contact and Digital Workforce Solutions representative today!