Global Efforts: Solving Problems, Navigating Change, Fostering Education Innovation

Learning is our most enduring activity. Throughout our lives, as we go to school, learn to play a musical instrument, master a discipline or enhance our professional skills, we’re all perpetual students. Continuing education and lifelong learning are critical for success in the ‘flat’ world of the 21st century. the Gilfus Education Group, is focused on helping institutions at all levels drive increased levels of organizational performance and build online education capacity.

Our professionals have helped management to transform the budgets, operations, technology and educational programs of many notable higher education clients including Columbia University, New York University, University System of Georgia, Emory University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and hundreds of others. Our Group provides a full complement of management and technical consulting services. Colleges and universities come to us when they need to:

  • Respond to global competition
  • Create a strategic position
  • Develop fresh vision and leadership
  • Measure and improve performance
  • Improve competitive positioning and declining revenues
  • Improve obsolete facilities and approaches to facilities planning
  • Create facilities and technologies for 21st Century learning
  • Improve antiquated and poorly integrated technologies
  • Re-align people, resources, and programs with customer needs
  • Manage anxiety over change and the inability to change rapidly
  • Unlock isolated innovation, inability to leverage innovation enterprise-wide
  • Overcome ineffective strategic planning
  • Counter the effects of rapidly rising costs, facing an apparently unsolvable, intractable problems
  • Build communities of practice and peer-to-peer solutions
  • Develop new technologies and practices
  • Implement and leverage educational technologies in an effective way
  • Fuse community, learning, knowledge, and performance for advanced e-learning solutions
  • Acquire industry thought leadership

the Gilfus Education Group has assisted both for-profit and non-profit higher education clients across the U.S. and around the world to implement long-term, sustainable and measurable change. Our professionals have helped management to transform the budgets and operations of some of those most notable higher education institutions. Unlike other management and I/T consulting firms focused on education systems, Gilfus Education Group professionals draw upon the firm’s operational heritage as a turnaround and performance improvement firm to place an emphasis on execution over analysis and results over recommendations.