The Kardia Group specializes in consulting, coaching, training, meeting facilitation, and organizational development in academia.
Kardia Group provides a comprehensive suite of services for the academic environment. These services have been developed through close association with academic institutions to achieve the development needs of faculty, staff, administrators, and institutions. Kardia Group provides services that are not readily available within a typical academic environment and are best delivered by experts who are located outside the academic infrastructure of a particular institution. These services include:
Coaching supports and facilitates the growth of the individual’s leadership skills and abilities through providing timely and pertinent resources for the challenges, projects, tasks, and situations that faculty, staff, and academic administrators face on a daily basis.
Consulting and facilitation
Consulting services provide resources for assessing and developing departments, projects, policies, and institutions, and include the development and facilitation of strategic retreats and other organizational intervention strategies.
Seminars and presentations
Standard and customized seminars and presentations aid in the development of skills and strategies necessary for success in the academic environment.
Kardia Group has in its repertoire a wide variety of tools and skills that can be brought to bear in coaching and consultations, to create the best-fit solution for the needs and goals in the specific situation. These include:
In-Depth coaching – ability to coach key players in a consulting situation
Brief coaching – one or two sessions with individuals or small groups
Team coaching – working with a team (whether a small group working on a specific project, or a full department faculty), both as individuals and as a whole, to improve working relationships and effective achievement of team goals
Group coaching – for one or more individuals
Interviews – to gather information and perspective from individuals
Retreats – half-day to multi-day retreats to accomplish specific goals
Facilitation – working with groups to guide a process out of the tracks where it has gotten or might get stuck, into productive progress
Seminars and Training – creation and presentation of training seminars on topics as needed, including materials
Mediation – working with individuals or small groups to resolve a specific conflict
Survey creation and analysis –gathering perspective from constituent groups
Organizational analysis – to understand the structural dynamics, effectiveness of existing infrastructure, and capacity for change
Research, analysis and writing – to produce reports to inform situations