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Education Business Plan Development

Our experience in the education sector spans the following areas:

Education Industry Experience

Specific examples of our experience in various education-related fields, either as consultants, entrepreneurs, or employees in the industry, include the following:

  • University Distance Education Project: Developed a business plan and financial forecast for a nationally recognized university system seeking to expand its operations to international markets by offering accredited undergraduate and graduate educational programs through a distance education platform. "Cayenne Consulting approached the engagement as if it was their business," said the university's Executive Vice President of Administration and Business. "We were delighted with the business model and impressed with the thoroughness of their research. The final product was as polished and professional as any I have ever seen."
  • Business School in Vietnam: At the request of the Ministry of Science & Technology, developed initial business and financial plans for an online MBA program in Vietnam.
  • E-Learning Technology & Services: Developed a financial forecast for a provider of immersive learning simulations and e-learning programs for academic and business education. Since its founding in 2003, the company's primary focus has been on providing customized e-learning solutions for clients. The company is currently developing standardized solutions that can be productized and marketed to a broad range of clients.
  • Professional Knowledge Marketplace: Developed a business plan, financial forecast, and investor presentation for an online professional knowledge marketplace. The platform enables knowledge seekers to access solutions to highly specific professional challenges among the broadest possible selection of experts on any given topic. The company has secured seed financing and other resources from a major state-funded technology venture incubator, and is in the process of securing financing from angel and venture investors.
  • Online Continuing Education Platform: Developed a business plan and financial forecast for a professional development / continuing education e-learning system designed to serve the needs of a national organization with millions of members. "Cayenne thoroughly researched the issues at hand and provided us with a high quality, visually appealing package," said Walter Allen, a Partner at Vested Capital, an advisor to the client.
  • Parental/Child Goal Management Technology: Developed a business plan, financial forecast, and investor presentation for an online service designed to help parents and children work together to monitor and manage academic and fitness goals.
  • E-Learning & E-Tutoring Service: Developed a financial forecast for studyloft.com, a provider of 24/7 online tutoring services, with state-of-the-art eLearning technology and a team of professionally trained and experienced eTutors. "Cayenne Consulting's financial model made a complex situation tractable. We are using it both for planning and investment purposes," said Bikram Roy, CEO.
  • eLearning Startup: Served as Director of Marketing and Sales for an e-Learning startup.
  • Faculty Experience: Adjunct faculty member at Grand Canyon University and Arizona State University, teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in strategy, supply chain / operations management, project management, information systems, statistics, business modeling, and decision analysis.
  • Faculty Experience: Faculty member at Michigan State University, University of Illinois at Chicago, Purdue University, and Indiana University, teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in financial accounting and analysis, managerial accounting and decision-making, corporate governance, asset pricing theory and business valuation.
  • Faculty Experience: Adjunct faculty member at Babson College, teaching undergraduate courses in management and entrepreneurship.
  • Administration Experience: Set policy, approved budgets, set goals, and performed management evaluations for a large, high-quality K-12 school system as a school board member.
  • Public School Financial Planning & Analysis: Wrote a series of financial plans and analysis for the Los Altos School District in Northern California. Plans were credited with helping the district avoid financial disaster. The financial analysis was incorporated into the District’s annual public reports, which subsequently won numerous awards.
  • School Safety: Developed the marketing plan for Code Red Training Associates, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in preparing school districts to deal with armed intruders and other emergency situations. Helped write two successful federal grants that totaled $1.2 million.
  • School Safety: Developed a proposal for the Department of Justice to develop an e-learning system for training School Resource Officers, both sworn police officers and private security guards.
  • Business School in Vietnam: At the request of the Ministry of Science & Technology, developed initial business and financial plans for an online MBA program in Vietnam.
  • Public School Financial Planning & Analysis: Wrote a series of financial plans and analysis for the Los Altos School District in Northern California. Plans were credited with helping the district avoid financial disaster. The financial analysis was incorporated into the District’s annual public reports, which subsequently won numerous awards.
  • School Safety: Developed the marketing plan for Code Red Training Associates, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in preparing school districts to deal with armed intruders and other emergency situations. Helped write two successful federal grants that totaled $1.2 million.
  • School Safety: Developed a proposal for the Department of Justice to develop an e-learning system for training School Resource Officers, both sworn police officers and private security guards.

Note: Some items reflect experience gained by a consultant prior to his or her association with Cayenne Consulting LLC. Cayenne Consulting does not offer any services that require licensing or registration with the NASD or other federal or state authorities.

Education Industry Business Plan Consultants

Our consultants with prior experience in the education market include:

Tom Dykstra, MBA, CFPIM - Principal Consultant, Business Plan Consultant

Tom Dykstra, MBA, CFPIM - Principal Consultant

Tampa, FL

Tom has over thirty years of experience in business planning, finance, strategy development, software design, engineering management, sales, marketing, channel creation, consulting, business modeling, decision analysis, capital acquisition, and new...
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Richard Hasenpflug, MBA - Principal Consultant, Business Plan Consultant

Richard Hasenpflug, MBA - Principal Consultant

Phoenix, AZ

Richard has been bringing Fortune 100 expertise to startups and small to mid-sized businesses since 1985. He is both a consultant and serial entrepreneur and has participated in several startup...
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Shyam Jha, MBA - Principal Consultant, Business Plan Consultant

Shyam Jha, MBA - Principal Consultant

Tucson, AZ

Shyam’s consulting practice focuses on iOS and Android mobile apps, e-commerce, Internet hardware and software, software-as-a-service, consumer electronics, medical devices, and other high technology venture areas. He is certified by...
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George Papaioannou, CFA, MBA - Principal Consultant, Business Plan Consultant

George Papaioannou, CFA, MBA - Principal Consultant

Princeton, NJ (Serving Philadelphia and New York)

George Papaioannou has two decades of experience in developing, analyzing, evaluating and executing upon business models, from an investment as well as an operational perspective. He is one of Cayenne's...
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