Item Coversheet

Action Item - 16.

Title: Contract with Donald Wilson Consulting Group ($260,000)

Board of Education Meeting Date:

Action under consideration

 The Administration recommends that the Board of Education authorize The School District of Philadelphia, through the Superintendent or his designee, to execute and perform a contract, subject to funding, as follows: 

Donald Wilson Consulting Group 

To provide budget, expenditure, and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system analysis and implementation support for the School District

 Start date: 7/1/2021

 End date: 6/30/2022
 Compensation not to exceed: $260,000 
Central Office

Decision makers need to have financial analysis, projections, and reports that are well designed, comprehensive, automated, documented, and timely to ensure that resources are monitored effectively by responsible managers at all levels of the organization.  Donald Wilson has extensive experience with District systems and processes to provide the needed analysis, including support for grants. Donald Wilson also provides analysis and system expertise essential to the ongoing implementation of the new Oracle ERP system currently in progress. The expected outcomes of this contract are having a dedicated effort on producing relevant and timely financial analysis and needed expertise and to help support the ERP design and implementation.

 Related resolution(s)/approval(s): 
February 27, 2020, No. 20
 Office Originating Request: Finance