A Few of Our Successes At Petit World Consulting

As practitioners in the field of international education we have had many years of experience supporting a wide variety of international challenges. Ranging from major research institutions to community colleges, secondary schools and community organizations, we have a track record of delivering success to our partners institutions.

  • International Recruitment: Transformed the recruitment and enrollment for nationally ranke​d master’s institution boosting international enrollment by 300% over five years. Collaborated with campus units and network of overseas contacts to raise profile of institution and build brand awareness. Streamlined and modernized internal processes to grow admission and retention. RESULT: Generated an additional $20 million for institution.
  • Study Abroad Program Development and Marketing: Worked with Master's institution to launch six new sites and expand marketing to more than 100 partner 50 Colleges and Universities nationally. Implemented first CRM for Study Abroad, hired first external enrollment counselor to promote programs and created co-branding approach to offer prospective partners broader service options while reducing risk and increasing revenue. RESULT: Grew annual revenues an additional $3 million.
  • Business Transformation: Identified process improvements by combining siloed and stand-alone offices into a comprehensive service unit at major research institution. Created one-stop center for all international services and functions which increased scope and quality of services to the university without increasing cost. RESULT: University grew international enrollments by 70% over 4 years.

  • Staff Development and Training: Created and implemented staff training and development programs to strengthen effectiveness and leadership skills by providing coaching, professional development opportunities, and devising projects that gave opportunities for hands-on learning. Coached and supported low-performing staff to increase engagement and attendance by creating space for candid discussions and providing support needed to unlock strong results. RESULT: Recipients of this training and development have risen to become directors at a variety of institutions, and low-performing employees were retained and received praise and institutional recognition.

  • Internationalization: Led efforts at two institutions to update global perspective requirements as part of general education requirements to incorporate study abroad and service learning into the curriculum. This enabled students to count time spent interning in a refugee agency or studying abroad in to fulfill general education requirements while improving student understanding of global perspectives. RESULT: Students were able to access new opportunities that increased their satisfaction and persistence.