The skills required to thrive in today’s world are changing fast and the institutions that teach, train and research are facing a period of dramatic disruption.
Challenges for education providers
Common challenges within the education sector to be addressed include:
- ensuring the right technology solutions are supporting the institution across back, middle and front office
- better managing research activities by assisting with processes in the reporting of research data and funding, publications and grants and navigating tax incentive schemes
- enhancing financial performance and diversifying revenue streams in response to reduced government funding
- dealing with an ageing academic workforce and global competition for relevant skills
- linking higher education and the development of vocational skills to deliver improved social and economic outcomes
- managing supply and demand forces in domestic and international student markets
- responding to competition in the development of education resources and the enhancement of academic standards.
How KPMG can help
KPMG works across the education sector on a range of complex issues. We can help with:
Enhancing the student experience
Strategy and Transformation
Smarter, leaner support services
Assets that are fit for the future
Services enabled by technology
Research Excellence, Innovation, Engagement and Impact
Workforce culture, planning and optimisation
Managing risk in a rapidly changing environment
We have a dedicated team of professionals assisting clients in higher education, vocational education and training, early childhood and schools, as well as the strategic planners, funders and influencers of educational services.
The latest thinking and research related to education.
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- KPMG Talking Tertiary – Podcast series
- Future of Higher Education
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- Microsoft Solutions for Higher Education
Client case studies
Hear how we helped our education clients.
Flinders University called on KPMG to unlock a crucial Microsoft Dynamics 365 enhancement to deliver a greater student experience.
Flinders University used Microsoft Dynamics 365 to enable greater student experience.
Meet the team
Contact the KPMG Education team below.