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Strategic Consulting Services

The education environment continues to change rapidly. Economic pressures, learner expectations, global competition and changes in technology are causing institutions to reflect on the effectiveness of their educational strategies and practices. We recognise many institutions face challenges in effectively using new technology to enhance the teaching and learning experience. We offer a range of consulting services to help you focus on your core business: enabling the learner.

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From vision and strategy to implementation

We partner with institutions in developing strategies, business cases, strategic plans, change management and organisational models through to delivery and continuous improvement

Blackboard Consulting can help you to succeed

Our services can help you in a variety of areas, including:

How Blackboard can help

Our consultants and strategists use approaches and techniques that draw upon best practices, not only within the higher education sector but from institutions across the globe. Our highly skilled consultants have over 350 combined years of education and consultancy expertise and experience. Our recommendations will be informed by real world examples from institutions that have been successful in achieving key goals, performance indicators and specific metrics.

Maximise your investment

Our strategic services offering includes:

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We understand your current situation, desired vision, and conduct a readiness overview.


We work with you to develop a comprehensive strategic plan, change management approach, and milestones to achieve your vision.

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Academic design and process, including connected workflows and implementation approach.

More Information

University of Goningen
Case Study

A student-centric university

See how the University of Groningen has approached technology enhanced learning to meet the demands of today’s learners. Following a strategic decision to move to Blackboard Managed Hosting, it not only freed up valuable resources, but led to a more stable, 24/7 experience for its faculty and students and an even stronger uptake of Blackboard Learn.

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