Higher Education Turnaround

Higher Education is an area of deep expertise for JC Jones. There is no one size fits all solution for college turnarounds; accordingly, we tailor our approach to the unique needs of your institution, stakeholders and environment. We possess the knowledge and experience to provide distressed colleges and universities with value-add advice and support.

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Higher Education Turnaround

At JC Jones Advisory Services our award-winning turnaround experience reaches far beyond for-profit businesses.

Collegiate Strategy

  • Enrollment & Net Tuition enhancement
  • Strategic plan development and implementation
  • Faculty realignment and optimization
  • Market analysis of competing programs and institutions
  • Interim leadership / Chief Restructuring Officer

Academic Program Realignment

  • Market relevant academic programs
  • Program demand research
  • Educational value-added services
  • Student retention

Net Asset Enhancement

  • Cost containment and reduction
  • Liquidity generation
  • Financial projections and forecasting
  • Cash flow management

Regulatory Compliance & Funding

  • Consulting services for specialty programs like HEERF and CARES Acts
  • Grant management and compliance services
  • Institutional alignment with regulations and statutes
  • Endowment & other investment assessment

Governance & Internal Controls

  • Fraud and Investigative Services: Investigative reviews incorporating data analytics and forensic analysis
  • Internal Audit Co-Source / Out-Source: Design adequacy and operating effectiveness of core institutional processes and controls
  • SAS 115 Readiness: Top-down risk-based auditing consistent with the COSO 2013 framework
  • Uniform Guidance (UG): Review and recommend procedural updates in compliance with UG

Data Analytics and IT Services

IT project leadership, including software and system implementations, identification and implementation of IT general controls, data-driven reviews and IT security assessments

  • Cybersecurity Services
  • Data Analytics & Visualization
  • Data Governance
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Information Security
  • System Selection and Implementation

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