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Belair Services International

  1. 1. Overview Belair Services International LLC <ul><li>2011/2012 </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Georges Merx Managing Director </li></ul>
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Belair Services International LLC is a boutique consultancy in Southern California </li></ul><ul><li>Management consulting and information technology and solutions in education, business, and marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Excellence through research, best practices, and best-of-class alliances </li></ul>©2011 · Copyright Belair Services International LLC All rights reserved · Confidential content
  3. 3. Overview ©2011 · Copyright Belair Services International LLC All rights reserved · Confidential content
  4. 4. Business strategy <ul><li>Integrating the best processes and techno- logies on behalf of our clients </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on organizational development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Training/education, improved social practices, better use of technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Attention to process best practices </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Offering specific solutions, mix of services and applicable products/customizations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>With alliance partners, where appropriate </li></ul></ul>©2011 · Copyright Belair Services International LLC All rights reserved · Confidential content
  5. 5. Core business units ©2011 · Copyright Belair Services International LLC All rights reserved · Confidential content Corporate Management consulting services Technology development services Adult education Education marketing and lead generation various Internet-web properties Research and development
  6. 6. Alliances <ul><li>MAAS Companies , Irvine, CA </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Educational technology services </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Red Dog Communications S.à.r.l. , Luxembourg, EU </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Red Grove Learning Management System, with RapidIntake </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Quality Specialists Inc. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Quality assurance and project implementation services </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Dr. Tenckhoff UG , Hennef, Germany, EU </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Age acceptance consulting and tools </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ASD Aspire Software Development GmbH , Thun, Switzerland </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Custom enterprise software development (China outsourcing) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>India outsourcing options </li></ul>©2011 · Copyright Belair Services International LLC All rights reserved · Confidential content
  7. 7. Education project opportunities <ul><li>Education information technology products and services </li></ul><ul><li>Online programs for established brick-and-mortar college or university </li></ul><ul><li>Best practices corporate education programs </li></ul><ul><li>International development, i.e. government-supported mobile education research </li></ul>©2011 · Copyright Belair Services International LLC All rights reserved · Confidential content
  8. 8. Project targets <ul><li>Education-related systems suffer from poor integration and antiquated technology use </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Counter-productive separation of administrative and learning management system </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Application of business and technology best practices to improve the holistic integration of core education institution workflows </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus on learning results </li></ul></ul>©2011 · Copyright Belair Services International LLC All rights reserved · Confidential content
  9. 9. Project 1: Education information technology products and services ©2011 · Copyright Belair Services International LLC All rights reserved · Confidential content Process- and data integration services Mobility-enabled learning management system for online and hybrid delivery Learning design patterns Single view of entire education complex Integration Education administration Course delivery infrastructure and systems Process- and data integration services Learning process optimization Pedagogy curriculum development articulation preparation
  10. 10. Project 1 (continued) ©2011 · Copyright Belair Services International LLC All rights reserved · Confidential content Web portal access Mobile apps access Secure access –single sign-on – integrated directory Student profile management Student records management Course content management Class scheduling and management Institutional administration Resource management Learning management system Business process management system IT infrastructure including integrated data management
  11. 11. Project 1 (continued) <ul><li>Stakeholder-driven goals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pedagogic excellence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business efficiency </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Approach based on integration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus on process optimization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Single secure data model </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Software as a service </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wrapping existing components </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Developing modular custom modules </li></ul></ul>©2011 · Copyright Belair Services International LLC All rights reserved · Confidential content
  12. 12. Project 1 (continued) <ul><li>Recent experience (2007-2009) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Managing the design and development of an international course and membership management system for AO Foundation, Zürich/Davos, Switzerland </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>www.aofoundation.org </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Continuing medical education for orthopedic surgeons </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>500+ courses/year in 50 countries </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Online surgery reference – extensive surgery guidance tool </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Requirements: central database; single point of access; distributed course scheduling and management; membership management; web portal-based </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Planned as three-year $5.5 million project </li></ul></ul></ul>©2011 · Copyright Belair Services International LLC All rights reserved · Confidential content
  13. 13. Project 2: Online programs for established college or university <ul><li>Strategic alliance with accredited brick-and-mortar institution </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Benefits for them: fast-track to excellent online programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Benefits for us: fast-track to accreditation, access to student population, institutional credibility </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Our contribution: curriculum and process excellence in online setting </li></ul><ul><li>Help with Internet marketing </li></ul>©2011 · Copyright Belair Services International LLC All rights reserved · Confidential content
  14. 14. Project 3: Best practices corporate education programs <ul><li>Applying pedagogic best practices to corporate education </li></ul><ul><li>Options: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>On-location programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blended training (volume or high-end/executive) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online training, certification, and standard academic courses </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Moodle™ or RedGrove ™/RapidIntake™-based </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.RedGrove.com </li></ul></ul>©2011 · Copyright Belair Services International LLC All rights reserved · Confidential content
  15. 15. Project 4: International R&D project <ul><li>Government-supported mobile education research project </li></ul>©2011 · Copyright Belair Services International LLC All rights reserved · Confidential content Thought leadership in LMS Belair Mobile Online Learning Institute (M.O.L.I.) University of San Diego Luxembourg University or equivalent Government funding contribution e.g. www.luxinnovation.lu/site/content/EN/1154/1157/
  16. 16. Workflow for M.O.L.I. ©2011 · Copyright Belair Services International LLC All rights reserved · Confidential content
  17. 17. Next-generation mobile online learning management system ©2011 · Copyright Belair Services International LLC All rights reserved · Confidential content
  18. 18. Non-education-related service offering <ul><li>Workflow- and management -related services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Project management, process (re)engineering, information technology leveraging </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Marketing services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web presence and content development, Internet marketing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brand development and promotion, collateral </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Age acceptance consulting services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For larger corporations and organizations, based on the German Dr. Tenckhoff model and tools </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Custom software and web development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enterprise applications, IT implementations, comprehensive, interactive web portals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>With offshore partners, as needed </li></ul></ul>©2011 · Copyright Belair Services International LLC All rights reserved · Confidential content
  19. 19. Custom web and software development <ul><li>Interactive, scalable web portals developed with dominant content management technology </li></ul>©2011 · Copyright Belair Services International LLC All rights reserved · Confidential content Dr. Tenckhoff age acceptance consulting <ul><li>Baby-boomer consulting for larger organization seeking to improve its under-standing and leveraging of workforce age distribution </li></ul>
  20. 20. Non-education projects <ul><li>Diversified opportunities for technology-centric solutions in medium-size operations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus on productivity gains, higher profitability, improved quality </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brand and image development, Internet presence and marketing, promotion </li></ul></ul>©2011 · Copyright Belair Services International LLC All rights reserved · Confidential content
  21. 21. Risks and concerns <ul><li>Education trends and challenges </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus on student performance, graduation rates, measurable results </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Correct priorities </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing and sales </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prospects with critical needs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project pipeline </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Competition </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Technologies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Make-vs.-buy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Platforms – SaaS vs. data center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trends, mobile, interactivity </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ramp-up process </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Funding </li></ul></ul>©2011 · Copyright Belair Services International LLC All rights reserved · Confidential content
  22. 22. Development process overview ©2011 · Copyright Belair Services International LLC All rights reserved · Confidential content
  23. 23. Next steps <ul><li>Business-level definition, evaluation and prioritization of opportunities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Justification, time, resources, bandwidth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Potential customers, revenue potential, profitability, resource availability </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Technical strategy development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Platform, architecture, middleware, components, custom development requirements, … </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Validation with early adopters/supporters </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prototyping </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Deployment of initial projects </li></ul>©2011 · Copyright Belair Services International LLC All rights reserved · Confidential content
  24. 24. Thank you! Questions? Comments?
  25. 25. Addendum: Profile Georges Merx PhD MSBA <ul><li>Managing Director, Belair Services International LLC </li></ul><ul><li>President, Belair Online, Mobile Online Learning Institute </li></ul><ul><li>30-year experience in high-technology programs, projects, and companies </li></ul><ul><li>13 years as college/university educator </li></ul><ul><li>PhD in Education (CGU/SDSU) , MS in Business Administration/Information and Decision Systems (SDSU) </li></ul><ul><li>Specialties: software engineering best practices; business process optimization; marketing and communications </li></ul><ul><li>Published author (Prentice-Hall) </li></ul>©2011 · Copyright Belair Services International LLC All rights reserved · Confidential content

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