HIGHER EDUCATION

Developing an overall shared services approach

HIGHER EDUCATION

Developing an overall shared services approach

The Higher Education market sector is facing challenges which it has not experienced for a long time. Increased competition and new fee regimes have only added to the challenge of moving the institutions towards a corporate commercial model within a non-profit making framework. Some of the key challenges faced by the higher education sector in the SA are

 

  • Changes in funding sources
  • Continuing expansion of Higher Education to create capacity to respond to the increased demand
  • Responding to competition
  • Enhancing the student experience
  • Financial Management
  • Collaboration
  • New marketing and positioning demands
  • Managing ‘Third Stream links’ like those with business and the local community

Cyberlogic has worked with a large number of higher education clients helping them to form their responses to these challenges. Whether it is developing an overall shared services approach or best value analysis of functions within a university or technology strategy; our clients have benefited from

 

  • Changes in funding sources
  • Value proposition aimed at all stakeholders – students, management, staff, the local community and the society
  • A deep understanding of the higher education and public services market
  • An independent review without any biases
  • An inclusive approach
  • Strategy / recommendations, backed up with an execution plan and business case