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3 questions governors should ask of their executive/marketing team

Jan 13, 2020
Once you have your UCAS data, are you confident that you have the full picture? Do you have the assurance you need in order to confidently make your decisions? If not, then try asking these three questions to your Executive/Marketing team to give you further insight and understanding.

The 4 biggest risks to campaign success

Jan 06, 2020
High-impact campaigns all have one thing in common – the institution has given time and consideration to a thorough campaign risk assessment, identifying and mitigating areas of weakness. Here are the four biggest risks to the success of your campaign.

Halpin announces new Consulting Fellow

Jan 03, 2020
Halpin is delighted to announce that Ewart Wooldridge CBE joins the team as a Consulting Fellow.

Risk + impact = smarter cost savings

Jan 03, 2020
Across the higher education sector, budgets are under significant strain and some institutions are facing very significant financial challenges. How do we undertake really smart cost savings programmes? The answer must lie in some form of impact and risk-based review of expenditure.

Collaborating with your competitors

Nov 29, 2019
We all know there is an increased level of competition between universities. There’s no doubt that this is real; in student and staff recruitment as well as reputation and league tables. It was great to hear about some of the initiatives that are being taken to proactively manage relationships with their local communities and it is clear that this is another area where working in partnership can bring benefits.

The power of a review - a digest

Nov 26, 2019
Whether it’s for governance, your fundraising, your marketing or your strategic direction, we've put together this digest of useful review articles and resources from both Halpin experts and other sector experts for all areas of institutional leadership.

#WorldKindnessDay2019 - higher education leading the way

Nov 13, 2019
On #WorldKindnessDay2019 management consultancy Halpin Partnership celebrates Joint CEO Susie Hills along with fellow higher education professionals for their kindness in leadership.

The case for a personal review

Nov 06, 2019
The power of a career review... as professionals working in higher education, just as we should review organisational performance on a regular basis, we have a similar responsibility to stop and consider our own impact, performance, career journey and needs.