Strategic Planning Online Supports Higher Education Institutions in Transforming the Learning and Academic Experience

Coral Springs, FL, May 14, 2011 --( Think Education Solutions was recently featured in “The South Florida Business Journal.” The article, written by Jeff Zbar, entitled “High-Tec Teaching - Software, Applications Transform the Learning and Academic Experience.” This article discussed how “the market for strategic planning and assessment software in higher education is demonstrating a maturing of the approach to assessment and accountability in the industry.”

With colleges and universities shifting to a more blended online environment, Think Education Solutions has developed a cloud-based software solution for strategic planning and continuous improvement. “With the growing demand for strategic planning, assessment and continuous improvement in higher education, Strategic Planning Online has helped many schools develop planning methods, demonstrate their accountability, and remain compliant with accreditation standards,” said Andrew Davies, CEO of Think Education Solutions. The company’s Strategic Planning Online product helps higher education institutions automate the strategic planning, assessment and accreditation process; they have over 350 customers. “There is a huge culture shift toward continuous improvement, right now,” Davies said. “It increases the interaction and accountability for the both institution and the instructor.” Think Education Solutions, with its strategic planning software solution Strategic Planning Online, is committed to partnering with higher education institutions as they search for solutions to manage strategic planning, assessment, and accreditation compliance.

“Strategic Planning Online has allowed us to organize and document our strategic planning, budgeting, and assessment in a real-time, 24/7 environment that facilitates shared information and collaborative partnerships between all units of our college,” said Michael Malizia, Associate Dean of Institutional Research & Assessment at Pasco-Hernando Community College. Pasco-Hernando Community College has been using SPOL since June, 2007 for strategic planning, assessment and accreditation compliance.

Future releases of Strategic Planning Online will address an even wider audience of users, said CEO Andrew Davies “We are focused on bringing our proven effective strategic planning technology to new industries soon. We feel our basic premise of planning, budgeting and measuring results is universal.”

About Think Education Solutions: Think Education Solutions is a leading provider of strategic planning software to Higher Education Institutions. The company provides solutions specifically designed to help automate strategic planning, budgeting, assessment and accreditation. The company has 350 customers in the US and abroad and boasts growth rate of 27% last year in the higher education market.

Pasco-Hernando Community College (PHCC) is a dynamic, learning-centered educational institution, with a faculty and staff who are dedicated to student success, teaching excellence and community service.

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Marybeth Baxter