These new services provide expert guidance for higher education institutions seeking to grow an existing extension school or CE department, or develop a new program from scratch. Jenzabar CE Strategic Services include: finding customers, departmental assessment and enhancement, program review and extension, team building, software optimization, and starting a new CE program. Clients can combine and tailor any of the services to best suit their needs. Jenzabar is also offering a free 30-minute consultation for new strategic service clients exploring the CE and workforce development market.
Jenzabar CE Strategic Services is being led by Meni Sarris, a continuing education expert with over 16 years of field experience in both university and community college systems.
“With the number of adult learners, online students and other non-traditional students on the rise, our clients are finding that now is the perfect time to expand their CE, workforce development, certificate, and noncredit programs,” said Meni Sarris, Jenzabar Director of CE Strategic Services. “Continuing Education earns profits and involves community outreach. A successful continuing education and workforce development department is essential to the future success of a higher education institution. Jenzabar CE Strategic Services help institutions effectively manage and grow these programs, and proactively prepare for evolving needs.”
Jenzabar’s continuing education offerings also include Jenzabar Higher Reach, one of the fastest-growing administrative platforms for CE and workforce development. Jenzabar Higher Reach streamlines everyday tasks in key areas such as business management, online registration, course management, and student billing. This system brings business data into focus to make real-time decisions that have immediate impact on day-to-day operations and profitability. Jenzabar Higher Reach clients range from large research institutions, to small private colleges, to community colleges, and online schools.
“Anticipating the emerging demand for improved continuing education and workforce development programs, Jenzabar CE Strategic Services combines best practices from the Jenzabar client community with experienced experts from across Jenzabar with more than 40 years in the higher education industry,” said Sarris. “Our consulting services will help schools analyze their current strategy and develop high-value relationships with their students and prospects, leading to a higher ROI for their CE programs.”