Wednesday, February 3rd 2021
This week in
Covid 19 and digital transformation: what future for education?
This week’s must read
The impact of the COVID-19 in the higher education sector will have hard-hitting effects on businesses, families, and futures. In this 20-minute podcast, Dan Alfe, Managing Director with Baird Global Investment Banking, and Vanessa Webb, Co-Head of Oliver Wyman’s, discuss the state of higher education pre- and post-COVID19.
This Week’s Must Read is an insight piece from Oliver Wyman about the Insights for Investors and Parents in Higher Education.
With the Covid crisis, US higher ed IT leaders have been forced to make significant budget cuts from travel bans to hiring freezes to control costs. So is investing in technologies that support digital transformation a good cost management tactic?
As education slowly moves away from the traditional classroom model to a more personalized model, this study explores why and how tutoring is becoming increasingly popular.
Last spring’s confinement due to the unexpected arrival of the Covid19 prompted a historic shutdown of US schools. This year again, the pandemic is now likely to keep many students out of the classroom for an indefinite period of time, amplifying students’ disparities. Is it still acceptable?
With the pandemics, we have to imagine new ways to learn, in particular in remote settings. The article presents a case study on the building of a learning community online. What can we learn from that experience?
This week’s Consulting News
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This week’s media
Education at scale doesn’t have to suck. If you ditch conventional e-learning’s clicky gimmicks, and focus instead on science-backed design principles and powerful human stories, your training can shift from tedious to transformative.
Consulting sourcing tips
Demand management is an indispensable instrument for procurement professionals and businesses in general. Implementing it for the consultancy category is a no-brainer if you want to maintain spend control and strategic alignment.
Internal Consulting is a growing trend today. In this article, you’ll learn how to set up your internal consulting group.
When you are looking for a consultant or a consulting firm to help you improve your business, it’s a good idea to check the references provided. References can provide more information about the consultant or firm and can offer insights into the kind of work they have done in the past. In this article, learn the importance of checking references and what questions you need to ask while doing so.
Previous Weeks’ issues
In this issue of This Week in Consulting, we explore various aspects of crisis management, from using simulation to preparing for crises to organizing communication. We also look at how to involve the key stakeholders, some best practices from a leadership standpoint, and how to flip the script and in some cases turn the crisis into an opportunity.
In this issue of This Week in Consulting, we explore key trends shaping the future of hospitality, which promise to be quite exciting on all these fronts.
In this issue of This Week in Consulting we explore good practices to make the matrix work, how to change behaviors, how to define and embed values, how to avoid losing momentum during aa reorganization and how organization design can make or break a deal.
Hélène Laffitte is the CEO of Consulting Quest, a Global Performance-Driven Consulting Platform and author of “Smart Consulting Sourcing”, a step by step guide to getting the best ROI from your consulting. With a blend of experience in Procurement and Consulting, Hélène is passionate about helping Companies create more value through Consulting.