Advantage Consulting provides planning and change management services to assist organizations and communities to envision the future and develop the necessary actions to realize it. They combine elements of traditional strategic planning, use a logic model – theory of change approach, and provide tools that assist clients through each step of their change process. Advantage Consulting guides clients through all phases of planning and change management, including issues analysis, vision and mission development, action planning, and benchmarking and monitoring change efforts.
Advantage has experience providing planning and change management services for many entities, including non-profit organizations, governmental agencies, multi-disciplinary groups, collaborations and systems of care.
They are one of the few consulting firms in Georgia that is leading our community’s work in understanding and implementing Collective Impact like initiatives. Some relevant examples of our collective impact related consulting work are:
- Way of Coastal Georgia (2013): Community Impact plan to increase high school graduation rates by focusing on those students who face the most challenges.
- College Park Enrichment Collaborative (2014): Assisted a United Way of Metro Atlanta funded community collaborative to design a Collective Impact strategy to ensure the academic and life outcomes of youth in College Park and East Point communities.
CS4GA (2016 to present): Providing backbone facilitation and coordination support to metro region collective impact initiative focused on expanding computer science education for all high school students in the region. Led their effort to develop goals and strategies and then helped them develop the work groups and governance structure.