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Frequently Asked Questions

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Who are Imperial's clients?

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For over four decades we have served:

  • Businesses
  • Educational Institutions
  • Government entities in the United States, Canada, & Europe
  • Workforce development organizations
  • Economic development organizations
  • Trade and professional associations
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Educational institutions
  • Community-based organizations (CBOs)
  • Non-governmental  organizations (NGOs)
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What are Imperial's principal client services?

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Our services include:

  • Strategic workforce planning & development
  • Regional Talent Innovation Networks (RETAINs) implementation
  • Business-education partnership formation
  • Career-education programs
  • Individualization of adult/student learning
  • Client research, analysis & reports
  • Coaching/advising
  • Executive/administrative briefings
  • Presentations: conference keynotes, workshops, panel discussions, board retreats, book discussion programs
  • Publications: books, articles & white papers
  • Expert public/private workforce policy formation

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How do you assist businesses?

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Decision-makers need a clearer understanding of how today's talent challanges will impact their businesses. They need solutions for today and the rest of this decade. Imperial will review your current workforce planning. We will help you align your current talent needs to internal and external employee development resources that support your organization's performance , productivity, and profit goals.

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How does Imperial assist educational institutions?

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Imperial can help improve or establish more effective public-private community partnerships supporting instructional programs. (For more information, see Business-Education Partnerships.) Imperial also provides professional development programs for K12, post-secondary and adults educators. We can assist in initiating or improving  individualized student learning programs (diagnostic/development tutoring or peer/cross-age tutoring) career education, literacy instruction, and continuing adult education. Our services range from teacher in-service, to faculty convocations, college learning center staff training, and keynote presentations at national, regional, or state professional conferences.

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How does Imperial assist governmental agencies (national, state/local) and regional economic/workforce boards?

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At the regional level Imperial helps establish or strengthen and broaden public/private partnership hubs. These Regional Talent Innovation Networks (RETAINs) act as intermediaries connecting businesses, educational institutions, non-profit human services organizations, and other community agencies. (For more information, see RETAINs). We help your rebuild the education-to-employment talent system as a key to successful regional development. At the state and national level Imperial advises government on workforce quality assurance issues. This assistance is based in part on over four decades of published research on both student career education and workforce training programs. Imperial also assists in developing initiatives to increase U.S. business financial commitment to employee training, development, and lifelong learning in the workplace.

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What makes Ed Gordon's  presentations superior to those of many other speakers?

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Three features distinguish his presentations: superior content, relevant publications, and excellent platform skills.
  1. Ed Gordon is a recognized business-education expert who gives audiences the latest information and interdisciplinary solutions.
  2. These programs are based on Gordon's well-written, carefully researched 18 books and over 300 articles that can be made available to reinforce what audiences see and hear.
  3. Ed Gordon combines a persuasive presentation with in-depth knowledge of his topic and superior speaking abilitities. He delivers programs that motivate audience members to reconsider their viewpoints and rethink their future course of action on the issues under discussion.
The bottom line: Ed Gordon is a seasoned expert with wisdom, integrity, compassion, and determination who speaks as well as he writes.