Forum Consulting

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Forum Consulting helps institutions and organizations to address their challenges and meet their goals. As a trusted leader in education abroad recognized by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission as the Standards Development Organization for the field, we provide high quality resources, best practices, training, and services aimed at supporting professionals and organizations to improve their education abroad programming.

Put The Forum’s experience and network to work for you.

Consulting Services

We offer consulting services related to:

  • Health, safety, security, and risk management 
  • Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
  • Advancing the United Nations Sustainability Goals through Education Abroad
  • Faculty-led program support
  • Office administration (management, structure, efficiencies, funding, staffing) 
  • Enrollment management (marketing, recruitment, admissions) 
  • Advising and student support (inquiry, orientation, integration, and reentry) 
  • Program offerings (study, internship, work, community engagement, volunteer) 
  • Program development and management 
  • Program evaluation and assessment 
  • Grant writing support and grant collaborations

Services may be delivered virtually or in-person to meet your needs.

Featured Service - Crisis Management Consulting

Have you struggled with pandemic response and planning? As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, The Forum has experienced risk and emergency management expertise available to help your organization implement best practices. While it is not possible to anticipate exactly how any crisis will unfold, expert consultants can evaluate your organization-specific plans and response efforts, and provide feedback and guidance to help you address current and future challenges.

Forum consultants provide guidance related to:

  • Crisis debriefing and assessment of past crisis response efforts
  • Developing, implementing, or improving crisis management plans
  • Scenario planning
  • Program development with an eye to risk mitigation and crisis management
  • Developing sound decision-making protocols
  • Identifying reliable and relevant data and information sources to inform your risk management and crisis response processes
  • Reviewing waivers, contractual agreements, and/or informed consent documents related to COVID-19 or other health, safety, and security issues
  • Elevated-risk destination reviews and approvals
  • Effective emergency communications
  • Guidance on identifying, strengthening, and maintaining a strategic network of on- and off-campus subject matter experts.
  • Identifying existing resources from which to leverage expertise
  • Implementing the Guidelines for Conducting Education Abroad during COVID-19

From high-level strategic guidance, to practical implementation, Forum consultants can assist you to manage unforeseen circumstances with confidence.

Featured Service - Invite a Forum Expert to Present at Your Event

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