As a full-service firm, KDC offers a variety of services tailored to your institution's individual needs. See our detailed descriptions of what we've done for other institutions and call today for us to start putting together your specific program. (919) 444-1092.
EDUCATION PROGRAMS What is the reality of your students' experience, academically and otherwise? How does it compare to what faculty and administration believe that experience to be? KDC will help your administration meet the needs of a diversity of student backgrounds and preparation levels, through educational strategies, platforms, and workload planning.
Click on our Education Programs tab to learn more about projects for Admissions, Administrator Assessments, Alumni Relations, Diversity Analyses, Economic Impact Studies, and Survey Design and Opinion Research.
PROGRAM EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENT In tight economic times, governments, corporations, and educational institutions seek to understand the value returned on their investment dollars. It's not enough to say your programs are effective; today's leaders seek hard metrics to quantify program impact.
Click on our Program Evaluation and Assessment tab to learn more about Assessing Existing Programs, Assessing Program Proposals, and Data Collection and Needs Gap Analysis.
STRATEGIC PLANNING How recently has your institution defined its governing mission, goals, and strategies? In a rapidly-changing technological and political environment, leaders need to define who they intend to serve and what levels and types of services they wish to offer.
KDC's experiences with leading innovators across the public and private sectors offer forward-thinking, real-world expertise in forging your strategic vision and the actions to reach your goals.
Click on the Strategic Planning tab to learn more about Environmental Scans and Strategic Planning.
PUBLIC RELATIONS Public perceptions, fairly or not, can strongly influence the direction and priorities of your institution.
KDC's expertise can identify your most important constituencies and determine their perceptions and expectations of your organization. We will then work with your key decisionmakers to determine the best strategies for communicating your vision and value to your constituencies.
Board of Trustees Relations Are you doing all you can to satisfy your Board of Trustees need for information? How comprehensively are you anticipating and meeting their concerns? How recently have you assessed their priorities and commitment to your institution? KDC's extensive BOT Self-Assessment will provide invaluable insights into one of your most important constituencies.
Economic Impact Studies What value does your institution's work bring to the larger community? In these financially-tight times, governments and citizens seek reassurance that their tax dollars provide a strong return on investment. A comprehensive Economic Impact Study can highlight the direct and indirect benefits your organization confers on the community it serves.
Institutional Profile How can you better shape internal and external views of your organization? Are you providing effective data that offers others a complete and nuanced picture of your organization's work? KDC can identify the best metrics to highlight your organization's accomplishments and value to a variety of audiences.
Survey Design and Opinion Research How can you strengthen your internal and external relations without a comprehensive understanding of their opinions of your work? KDC's deep experience in opinion research will provide key decisionmakers with measurable, actionable results and recommendations.