What Consulting Services Are Offered by The Education Alliance?
This service offering focuses on strategic planning, environmental scanning, benchmarking, best practices and just-in-time solutions, long-range forecasting, market repositioning, and the creation of new programs and markets.
This consulting service provides technical assistance and support guidance for increasing inquiry and applicant pools, conversion yield, and retention rates, and for penetrating new enrollment markets.
Academic Program Development and Accreditation
This consulting service includes new program development, institutional preparedness and feasibility studies, undergraduate and graduate degree and certification completion, faculty and professional development, library and learning resource enrichment, student and alumni preference polling, employer market surveys, outcomes assessment and quality control, and multi-state academic licensure and accreditation.
This service provides technical advice, support and guidance in the identification of prospective merger consolidation and program transfer partners; conducting due diligence; and, the negotiation, drafting and implementation of joint ventures, affiliations, transfer articulations, consortia, and other resource sharing collaborations.
System-wide and Multi-Campus Reorganization
This consulting offering includes important governance, restructuring, cost containment, right-sizing and reconfiguration options, helping public and private sector multi-campus clients respond to the economic challenges of a shifting higher education marketplace.
Institutional Restructuring and Organizational Development
This consulting service augments an institution's in-house restructuring and organizational and development capabilities. Working directly with the institution's executive staff and board of trustees, the Alliance helps assess emergent restructuring and organizational development needs.
Distance Learning and Intellectual Property
For this generation of college and university students and faculty, 7/24 distributed learning online and interactive video will become the delivery systems of choice. The Alliance has the content development, intellectual property, technology deployment, smart classroom, program export, branding and marketing expertise and experience to provide a competitive edge in the fast changing world of distance learning.
Campus Facilities and Space Management Planning
Campus facilities represent significant capital and operational investments for colleges and universities. This consultant service provides technical advice on the planning, design, construction, re-invention and re-engineering of facilities, and importantly the experience to help institutions mount effective capital financing and fundraising campaigns.
Samels Associates Attorneys at Law
Samels Associates concentrates its practice in the field of preventive education law.
This consulting service concentrates its talent finding practice on higher education executive and faculty recruitment and outplacement.
SAMELSSearch clients include public and private colleges and universities across the nation and around the world. SAMELSSearch networking is closely tied to its diversity of client contacts and colleague networks throughout the nation and overseas.
This service offers a complete range of institutional advancement support, including board, staff and fund development; program assessment for fundraising, alumni relations and communications programs; and technical advice and assistance on campaigns, gift policies and planned giving instruments.
Publications and Public Relations
Working with principals from the Samels Group and Samels-Zoulas Communications, the Alliance produces a wide range of scholarly editorials, journal articles, and monographs and offers research, preparation and placement of news, opinions and features in major higher education print and electronic media.