Consulting services

Facilitating meetings

For a major university, we planned and led two day-long board meetings to assess options for the university’s future growth and development.

Strategic planning

For a provincial association, we conducted executive interviews and analyzed institutional data to assist the organization in setting its strategic goals. 

Staff training and professional development

For a public sector organization, we have planned and developed workshops for experienced executives and entry-level staff to provide practical tools for meeting objectives in a high-profile environment.

Enrolment planning

For a higher education institution, we developed a detailed projection of how changing demographics will affect enrolment demand over the next fifteen years.

Policy development and research

For a public sector organization, we carried out a survey of how college and university funding arrangements work in thirty jurisdictions across North America and Europe.

Organizational development

For a start-up agency, we developed an initial strategic plan, managed executive recruitment, and provided interim policy research and analysis services.

Capital planning

For a higher education institution, we developed the case for a major capital project, based on consultations with faculty and staff and using benchmarks from peer institutions internationally.

Financial management

For a higher education institution, we surveyed best practices in investment policies and governance arrangements at institutions with endowments of $100+ million.