Universities and Further Education Colleges
- Assessing the market
positioning of a small, specialist FE college and advising on strategic
- For the UK Higher Education
Joint Costing & Pricing Steering Group, working (with J M Consulting)
on the research costing aspect of the Transparency and Accountability
Review to produce a system for HEIs to report
the costs of research activities.
- Assisting in the
preparation of a bid for start-up funding for Argyll College.
- For Scottish Enterprise,
developing (with J M Consulting) a CPD programme for commercialisation
practitioners in HEIs and research institutes in
- For a Scottish university,
job evaluation of the heads of support departments.
- Facilitating consideration
of strategic options for the Board of an FE college and project management
of a subsequent option appraisal of a prospective merger with a
- Assessing the interest of
Scottish universities in participating in a new collaborative
environmental research centre to be developed from the Scottish
Universities Research & Reactor Centre following decommissioning of
its nuclear reactor
- Advising The Queen's
University of Belfast on the preparation of its tender in connection with
the contracting out by the DHSS in Northern Ireland of nursing and
- Preparation of a bid for
ERDF funding for the new Faculty of Health Building at Glasgow Caledonian
- Assisting Glasgow
Caledonian University with the preparation of its tender in connection
with the contracting out by the NHS in Scotland of nursing and midwifery
education, and project management of the subsequent contract
- For SOEID, in 1995, a study
to determine the fixed element for incorporation into the formula funding
methodology for Scottish FE colleges and, in 1998, a study of the costs of
FE provision in remote, rural and islands areas of Scotland.
- Advising Heriot-Watt University on the positioning and role of
the post of Head of the Finance Function within the senior management team
prior to the recruitment of a new post holder.
- For the National Audit
Office, reviewing a proposal from SHEFC to develop an asset management
model for Scottish HE institutions.
- Review of the organisation
and management of the administrative IT department of a Scottish further
- Conducting a review of the
management and organisation of the finance function in a Scottish further
- Guiding the staff of a
Scottish further education college through market research and the
preparation of detailed marketing plans for two departments and for the
college commercial activities unit with a view to skills transfer for
onward cascade across the college.
- For the University of Strathclyde,
strategic and financial review of the activities of the Faculty of
Education and a review of options for the future provision of library
services to overcome accommodation problems in the Library.
- For the Computer Board, a comparative
review of the management and operations of the National Centres at the
University of London Computer Centre and Manchester Computing Centre.
Scottish Executive, National Audit Office, NDPBs and Executive Agencies
Police Local Government