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Case Study for Heald College

Heald College was founded in 1863 by Edward Payson Heald as the first business college in the western United States. Since then, Heald has continued to prepare students for careers in healthcare, business, legal, information technology and other growing fields, primarily through associate degree programs. In 2007—after several years of poor performance—Heald College embarked on an aggressive program of expansion and revitalization led by its then newly appointed CEO, Nolan Miura.






Challenge: As the economy weakened in 2007 and 2008, the Heald College management team foresaw strong growth potential in the career-focused associate degrees that made up its core offerings. During a recession, enrollment in these programs rises, as people seek an upgrade in their job skills. To address these opportunities, Heald required expertise in areas such as healthcare education and how to build a presence in online degree programs. Click further on Heald College






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Case Study of Broken River Mountain Resort

Broken River Mountain Resort is an eco-resort offering accommodation and organised tours with activities such as 4WD excursions and bird watching walks. Operating since 1984, its secluded location in the mountains of Eungella National Park has provided some natural challenges for the resort which could only be solved with alternative and eco friendly initiatives. Current owners Chris Ayre and Denis Murray took over the roken River Mountain Resort from its original owners in 2003 and with this, they also acquired the challenge of operating a resort that is neither connected to the local water system nor to the local sewerage. Learn more about Broken River Mountain Resort










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Case Study for Cape Hillsborough Nature Resort

Cape Hillsborough is a natural haven surrounded by the beautiful Cape Hillsborough National Park. The resort is an amazing place to relax and unwind with nature. The Resort fronts Casuarina Bay and offers a wide array of activities including beach walks, sailing and swimming, fishing and bird and wildlife watching. Cape Hillsborough has integrated a number of sustainability initiatives in their daily business practices. View further about Cape Hillsborough Nature Resort










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A Case Study on Tapsilog

Tapsilog is a popular Filipino dish commonly served for breakfast. The term is coined from combining the Filipino words tapa, sinangag, and itlog which are the main components of the dish. We chose to show how tapsilog can be geographical because we want to emphasize that anything can be geographical, and tapsilog, a common Filipino dish is usually not the kind of product that people would associate with geography. As mentioned, tapsilog is made up of tapa (dried meat), sinangag (fried rice) and itlog (egg), but it doesn’t stop there. Each ingredient is also made up of even more ingredients that we have traced to have originated from and traveled through different places in and out of the country before it reaches our plates. This further supports the idea that tapsilog, like every product, is geographical. Click here to read more…

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Case Study for Broadwater Haven

Broadwater Haven was established with environmental and long term financial sustainability in mind. From its beginnings the six cabins at the site were powered using 36 solar panels to promote a shift away from grid power and to capitalise on expected increases in electricity costs and 12 inter-connected rainwater tanks were installed to supply water to the cabins and laundry. In 2010 Broadwater Haven owners Frank and Noela participated in the Sustainable Regions Program conducted by Tourism Queensland recognising it as an opportunity to engage with other local operators, share ideas and explore what more they could achieve on their sustainability journey. Click here to learn more on Broadwater Haven










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A Case Study on Altec Lansing

Distributing to its chain store customers, consumer electronics company Altec Lansing was managing its truckload (TL) shipments with a multitude of carriers in a spot-market pricing environment. This method of booking freight limited Altec Lansing’s ability to balance costs and service. Heavy end-of-the-month or seasonal demand in the retail market worsened the situation by increasing truckload requirements. Click here to read more…

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Case Study about Newark Public Schools

Newark Public Schools (NPS) operates the largest school system in New Jersey, serving more than 39,000 students across four districts. The size and scope of the school district makes energy usage and rising energy costs a critical challenge for administrators. Click here to further on Newark Public Schools










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Case Study of GSH Group

GSH Group, an international facilities services and energy management provider, has created a program called EnergyPlus, which helps property managers to achieve their energy goals and reduce their utility spend through engineering best practices.Stellar Management enrolled its 2 Rector Street office property, located in New York City, in GSH´s EnergyPlus program in January 2009. In the EnergyPlus program, GSH carried out continuous energy monitoring and adjustments and invested in energy conservation projects in order to reduce energy consumption. Read further on GSH Group










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Case Study of Simplex Pte Ltd

There is no disruption to the business as we do not nee”d to wait for month-end closings to be completed and posted, before we bill our customers. This prevents any cash flow crunch, which is key to our business profitability.
– Mr Benjamin Lim, Group General Manager, Simplex Pte Ltd.



Simplex Pte Ltd is a Singapore-based commercial kitchen and food service equipment solution provider. Established in 1972, it is synonymous with the premier kitchen equipments used in hotels, international fast food and restaurant chains etc. Since then, the company has extended to more than six countries in Asia Pacific. Simplex wanted a solution that will scale with its strong double-digit growth…






Situation: Established in 1972, Simplex Pte Ltd (Simplex) is a Singapore-based commercial kitchen and food service equipment solution provider. Counting food and beverage leaders such as McDonald’s, Yum! restaurants brands like KFC and Pizza Hut, as well as Burger King and Delifrance amongst its clientele, Simplex distributes commercial kitchen and food service equipments to hotels, international fast food and restaurant chains, ice cream parlours, convenience stores, bakeries and more…
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A Case Study on Professional Practice Capital

Professional Practice Capital wanted to change its name to PPC LOAN after many years of being known as “PPC” to its customers. As one of the country’s few commercial loan originators focused on Allstate insurance agents, veterinarians and dentists, the company had a unique story to share. PPC LOAN also had a major announcement to make regarding its launch of the insurance industry’s first Allstate Agency Value Index. The index was created as a value-added service for Allstate agents to gauge what other agencies are selling for. As if a rebrand and new product launch weren’t enough to conquer, the economy moved into a full-blown recession, leaving PPC LOAN’s potential audience wary of bank financing organizations. Click here to read more…

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