Our Services



AITD’s consulting services offer guidance and insight for higher education and industry leaders in areas such as increasing operational efficiency and containing costs, improving recruiting and retention, developing new degree programs, and moving programs online.

Our services draw on research and best practices developed through our Learning Collaborative programs to provide fact-based assessments and recommendations. Because we start with a strong, education-specific knowledge base, our consultants understand your challenges and can focus on addressing the specific needs of your institution

We offer unprecedented depth of data, best practices, and management consulting derived from our relationships with over 300 colleges and universities to overcome your strategic and tactical challenges, pursue growth opportunities, and increase operational efficiencies. These services are focused in six areas:

Establishing and Implementing Institutional Priorities

  • Strategic Planning and Facilitation
  • Assessment and Accreditation Support
  • International Market Opportunities

Managing the Academic Program Portfolio

  • Academic Program Portfolio Evaluation
  • Consumer Preference Studies
  • New Program Opportunities

Serving Adult and Non-Traditional Students on Campus and Online

  • Strategic Planning for Online Learning
  • New Program Feasibility

Improving Recruitment and Retention

  • Retention Success Initiative
  • Tuition Pricing Research
  • Social Web and Integrated Multimedia Strategy

Strategic Marketing and Communication

  • Communication Audit
  • Market-Focused Research
  • Marketing Plans

Aligning Advancement Goals and Objectives

  • Generating the Big Ideas and Raising Mega-Gifts
  • Dean’s Tool Kit
  • Donor Engagement Study