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Our Projects

Examples of recent projects:
Financial diagnostics, resourcing models & strategic planning

Due diligence

A large dual sector Victorian University

A due diligence stock-take across the major academic and administrative activities of the University commissioned by the incoming Vice-Chancellor.

Submission to the base funding review

Australian Council of Deans of Education

A costing exercise to compare the costs of teacher education to current funding levels and to assess any inequity in funding relative to clinical psychology.

Financial sustainability of offshore programs

A large dual sector University

Assessment of the profit margins for selected higher education, TAFE, and English Language programs and development of recommended target margins for programs taught offshore.

University funding methodology

An international university grants commitee

Review of funding methodology through an analysis of international funding systems.

Financial management strategy

A Victorian University

Development of a new financial management framework and budget process, including a revised financial forecasting methodology and the implementation of a new budget model to provide greater transparency in the assignment of revenues and attribution of costs across the University.

Administrative and academic review: planning and budget diagnostic

A Victorian University

A comprehensive review which analysed planning and budget processes and accountabilities. The University's processes were benchmarked against best practice in comparable universities in the higher education sector and relevant industry practices.

Review of the financial services function

A Go8 University

Review of the financial services function of the University to strengthen the service's performance, enhance overall efficiency, and to underpin strategic opportunities and challenges.

Improvement in the efficiency of administrative services

A Go8 University

Assistance in building the business case and establishing the priorities for cost reduction and efficiency improvement in the University's administration.