Consulting Services for Education (CS4Ed) utilizes comprehensive knowledge of the education market to develop and implement tested solutions for the enterprise. Strategies worked in association with publishers, developers, and educational organizations help to improve business planning processes and refine products and services. The projects in which CS4Ed consultants participate, requires methods and processes providing equal measure of coordination and independence. This balances continuity with responsiveness to evolving stakeholder interests.
The business planning services at CS4Ed, taps into specific markets for all innovative materials or services and provides solutions for problems in production, distribution or delivery. Strategic decisions are based on current potential assessment, customer feedback and identification of relevant trends in the education enterprise space.
Commitment to quality being the fore runner, CS4Ed’s in depth understanding of the market needs stands in good stead in designing award-winning products and re-engineering business processes and systems that work for learners and organizations. It is the amalgamation of the best content experts, authors, graphic designers, animators, and educators who produce the best products, processes and systems. The design flow chart starts off with the functional requirements of the organization through structured interviews of stakeholders, surveys of current organizational resources, and comparisons with emerging market practices. Detailed analysis of the current business models incorporating emerging business practices produces a robust design.
Funding being the crux of any business enterprise, CS4Ed can help fund projects through traditional connections with the financial services community, by identifying and writing grants, or by employing strategic marketing strategies that leverage federal and state dollars designed for the purchase of specific products and services.
In the education space, companies must work with school districts to meet stringent funding criteria in order to sell products and services. Local public education agencies draw upon a variety of sources to fund K–12 education, the largest being state funding. CS4Ed creates a plan that empowers the sales force to work with K–12 partners to pursue funding from state, federal, and foundation sources by developing and implementing company specific action plans.
Implementation Services at CSR4Ed imparts specific development and risk mitigation processes to match the in depth objectives, practical constraints and available resources of the project or program. Incorporating alternative strategies, and eliminating weaknesses and risks from the implementation environment maximizes the strength of the project.
CS4Ed has developed evaluation strategies and metrics of success throughout the life cycle of design to address the effectiveness and impact of educational products and services on the learning environment. The CS4Ed solution lies in the creation of precise evaluation goals that relate design elements and implementation decisions to real time performance of the product or service.