Business Turnaround

  • Financial and qualitative improvement planning
  • Audits- skills, financial, quality and resources
  • Leadership and management coaching
  • Governance review and support incl Policy Governance, Carver modelling and clerking
  • Stakeholder and communication strategy

Growth Strategies

  • 14-19 differentiation strategies for schools &¬†colleges
  • Managing competitive markets with sixth forms/diverse school models
  • Securing existing DfE/EFA income &¬†growth planning for FE
  • Constitutional reform to capitalise on funding opportunities
  • Apprenticeship levy – service offer for local authorities, large/medium size employers
  • Growing income – strategies and resource required

Mergers

  • Prospect appraisal (SPAs) and feasibility studies
  • Options analysis to inform merger decisions/ explore alternatives
  • Project management of mergers
  • Business planning and strategy for merging colleges

Options / Feasibility Studies

  • Testing business models, merger feasibility and wider constitutional review
  • Prospect appraisal (SPAs) and feasibility studies
  • Options analysis to inform merger decisions/ explore alternatives

Apprenticeships

  • Business Development strategies- growth sectors and employer engagement support
  • Capitalising on the Apprenticeship levy- service offer for local authorities, large employers, medium size employers

Quality Improvement

  • Self assessment and audits, for data verification and foundations for tracking performance
  • Coaching and infrastructure development for quality assurance and improvement management
  • Quality improvement planning

Leadership Development & Coaching

  • Restructuring to support transformation/priorities
  • Setting KPIs and tracking performance
  • Coaching for leaders and managers
  • Business and employer engagement
  • Stakeholder and communication management

Governance

 

  • Governance review and support including Policy Governance, Carver modelling and clerking
  • Governance support through merger- transition governance, joint steering groups and new governance
  • Support for new chairs of governing bodies in education

Strategic Planning incl capital invt. projects

  • Strategies to attract capital funding from private investment and public funds, joint ventures
  • Project management support for capital investment projects
  • Business development planning, from strategy to implementation