Consultancy Services

Graduate Direct offers a truly comprehensive range of educational, employment, business and institute governance to educational institutes in UK and abroad. We offer consultancy service in the following areas:

  • Strengthening Profitability: In essence the key to a successful educational institution is harnessing good teaching and pastoral care with good and sound business principals. We believe that quality is the threshold to profitability. We can advise on:
    • Managing Educational Institutions as effective, efficient and economic business activities.
    • Developing the business
    • Effective Cost Control
    • Increasing Profitability
  • Strategic Development: All educational institutions require a strategy for going forward and development. We can advise on a range of developmental issues including the following:
    • Designing and implementing the Business Plan
    • Opening a new educational institution in UK and abroad.
    • Acquisition and Merger of Educational Institutions
  • Staff Recruitment and Retention: Central to success of any educational institution is the recruitment of right staff and then ensuring that they are appropriately remunerated and motivated. We can advise on:
    • Drafting job advertisement
    • Effective Interview Strategies
    • Appointment of senior staff
    • Staff development strategies
    • Creating a “success ethos”
  • Regulation Compliance: Operating an educational institution requires a good understanding of, and adherence to, a range of regulatory requirements with non compliance likely to result in serious consequences for the educational establishment in question. We have the required expertise to advise on the following:
    • The criteria laid down by QAA, ISI to manage a HE Institute
    • Course designation with Business Innovations and skills department
    • Due Diligence with skills funding agency
    • Tier 4 compliance with international students with UK Visas and Immigration
    • Managing quality standards like ISO and Investor in People
    • Ensuring compliance with regulation and best practice
    • Preparing institutions for inspections and follow up procedures
    • Conducting health and safety audits and risk assessments
  • Online College: Graduate Direct has year of experience with some premier institution in creating the online portfolio for them. In essence Graduate Direct can provide the following services:
    • Development of Learning Management System
    • E Content Development
    • Curriculum Design and Teaching Methodology
    • Student Acquisition
    • Full turnkey project management