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What We Do


Business Practice Improvement

Illustration of a hand writing on a piece of paper What can BPI do for you? Our team employs a multifaceted approach to improve organizational practices, starting each project with a thorough assessment of the current climate. In conducting analyses, BPI may design workflow process maps and models to illustrate where gaps or duplications of effort pervade in your area.

Every BPI project serves to make targeted recommendations that will improve overall processes and drive greater institutional efficiencies.

Examples:

  • Tuition Benefits Process for AU Faculty and Staff
  • Office of Sponsored Projects – Grants and Contracts Accounting Assessment for Best Practices (NCURA pre-audit support)


Project Management

Project management The BPI team can fulfill your project management needs, ranging from:

  • Managing project phases from initiation to closing; 
  • Facilitating stakeholder meetings; 
  • Determining project scope, schedule, and budget;  
  • Bringing consensus on difficult issues involving fragmented groups with competing goals; and 
  • Identifying and mitigating project risks to ensure timely project completion.BPI presently manages a diverse array of cross-divisional and cross-functional projects that support the university’s long-term goals. 

BPI presently manages a diverse array of cross-divisional and cross-functional projects that support the university’s long-term goals.

  • Example: RiSE Project


Analysis and Assessment

analysis and assessment Through detailed analyses and assessments, BPI projects are targeted to support informed decision-making at all levels of the institution. Analysis and assessment efforts include:

  • Developing internal and external benchmarks and key performance indicators;
  • Conducting organizational policy analyses to align with best practices, both inside and outside of higher education; 
  • Administering assessments of financial statements, business intelligence data, web analytics, future state trends, survey metrics, etc.; and  
  • Delivering information technology needs analyses.