Client Solutions Project Profiles

The Institute has completed a number of projects for clients representing all sectors. The Institute has completed projects for small communities and global companies. Studies have included initiatives that drive a single strategy or impact an entire state. Client profiles by project type are identified.


Arts & Culture

The Institute conducted a visioning session, as well as an assessment of the existing strategic plan and demographic and competitive changes in order to prepare a short-term strategic re-direction of the department.

Community Development

Data Services

WB Connect acts as an entrepreneurial ecosystem. It is a network that facilitates business growth, job creation and retention, and markets the area as an attractive home for expanding enterprises.

Economic Development

The Institute developed an entrepreneurial ecosystem strategy to help create business and entrepreneurs while supporting existing business growth. It included the identification of partners, programs, protocol and implementation steps

Economic Impact

The Institute developed an economic impact report on behalf of King’s College, highlighting the anticipated output of renovating the Spring Brook Water Company Building to house the university’s newest B.S. degree programs

Education and Workforce Development

An analysis of the workforce development environment in the six-county region allowed The Institute to assess the scope of existing programs and identify service gaps and challenges.

Health, Health Care & Social Services

The Institute measured indicators present in 13 counties and developed detailed county profiles that describe socio-economic, health and social service data trended over time.

Indicators & Indexes

This index consists of indicators that assess child vitality. They cover education, health insurance coverage, family income, etc

Industry Studies

Local Government

In partnership with PFM, The Institute completed a shared services study under the EIP program for Columbia and Montour Counties.

Marcellus Shale

Over a two-year span, The Institute produced a series of white papers on the history of Marcellus Shale.

Market Studies and Feasibility Studies

Geisinger is a mainstay in northeast Pennsylvania, and the healthcare system is poised to continue growing.

Needs Assessments

The Institute measured indicators present in 13 counties and developed detailed county profiles that describe socio-economic, health and social service data trended over time.

Program Evaluation

The Institute measured indicators present in 13 counties and developed detailed county profiles that describe socio-economic, health and social service data trended over time.

Strategic Initiatives

By studying the legal atmosphere in Lackawanna County, and its accessibility to economically disadvantaged populations, the Institute could identify an effective framework and service delivery structure.

Survey Research

Technology

Transportation & Infrastructure

When Martz Group identified a substantial decrease in service use, the transportation company enlisted the Institute to assess rider needs and satisfaction.


Our Partners

Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Johnson College
Keystone College
King's College
Lackawanna
Luzerne
Marywood University
Misericordia University
Penn State Wilkes-barre
Penn State Worthington Scranton
The Wright Center
The University of Scranton
Wilkes University