EMSI is a global leader in economic impact assessment, specialising in quantifying the economic impact that learning institutions, such as further education colleges, have on the communities they serve. Such powerful intelligence drives recognition of the value of learning and supports community engagement, income generation, investment and quality assurance activities.
As you may be aware, EMSI undertook approximately 80 studies for colleges and supporting organisations in the UK back in 2008-10, building on leading edge socio-economic impact methodology originally developed and perfected within the community college sector in the United States. This revolutionised the way in which the sector was able to describe the significant value a further education college adds to the local economy, the Exchequer and a learner’s lifetime earnings.
Over the past six months EMSI has been working with sector partners to develop, innovate and refresh the methodology and study deliverables to reflect changes in education management in the UK. The pilot work with Middlesbrough, South Staffordshire and Burton Colleges is nearing completion and EMSI is pleased to announce that the new Economic Impact Study (EIS) will be launched at this year’s AoC Conference in Birmingham November 20th-22nd.
To find out more about the revised methodology and to register your interest to undertake an Economic Impact Study please visit the EMSI stand (32b) in Hall 3 at the AoC Conference, or contact Andy Durman.