June 14, 2016

Academic/Post-Secondary Growth and Development


In Alberta, post-secondary institutions have been working to establish their unique niches, attract international students, establish meaningful partnerships and grow effectively within the context of a new government, a tuition freeze and uncertainty regarding the outcome of the government’s review of the post-secondary landscape in Alberta. 

PlanAlberta offers proven techniques that support post-secondary and academic organizations efforts to address these challenges.  Our areas of expertise include:

  • New Program Development Plans
  • New Opportunity Identification
  • Development of Centres for Excellence
  • Business Plans
  • Strategic Plans
  • Funding attraction
  • Needs Assessments
  • Program Reviews
  • New Program Submissions.

We support SEM objectives by:

  • Working to clearly define your niche in your market,
  • Defining existing and new target market learners,
  • Integrating planned market based program , and
  • Planning recruitment and retention enablers.

Our focus:

  • Program planning.
  • Enhancing recruitment.
  • Increasing retention.
  • Building reputation through investment in areas of strength.

Our approach:

  • We bring a strong research foundation and collaborative processes which enable clients to identify new market opportunities, develop new programming to better serve existing and new learner segments. 
  • We focus on each organization's unique strengths and ways to build on those strengths to achieve growth objectives and enhanced market position.