Higher Education

A Workday Higher Education Partner

By partnering with Collaborative Solutions, your institution can deliver a reliable and delightful administrative and student experience while gaining the agility it needs to adapt to a radically shifting landscape. Collaborative Solutions has a long history of helping higher education institutions and can assist with your Workday Human Capital Management, Workday Financial Management, and Workday Student deployments.  

Workday Deployment and Support for Higher Education

Unparalleled Workday Experience

Your institution is turning to Workday to help achieve its goals but needs the expertise to leverage the technology to its fullest. Collaborative is the longest-tenured Workday partner with the largest and most-credentialed team of consultants and can provide you with the expertise needed to get results. 

Flexible Deployment Methodology

Your institution is unique and requires a Workday deployment that is tailored to meet your needs. Whether your higher education institution is looking for a standard deployment or a full digital transformation, our proprietary deployment methodology (Cynergy) is consultative in nature in order to design the deployment around your institution’s unique requirements.

End-to-End Workday Deployment

Gain the confidence and expert guidance on your Workday journey with support from the Collaborative team. Collaborative provides end-to-end support for your Workday deployment across HCM, Financials, Payroll, Planning, and Student, including post-deployment support.

Value-Driven Services

As a partner that will listen and truly collaborate with you to achieve your institutions objectivesCollaborative has a 100% deployment success history thanks to our emphasis on strong communication, Prosci™ change management practices, proven engagement managers, adapting our services to meet our clients unique requirementsand taking a comprehensive knowledge-transfer approach.

Our Clients

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Services for Higher Education

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Advisory Services

Get expert advice on how to best implement Workday with minimal disruption to users and maximum impact to your organization


Deployment Services

Reliable and proven services which ensure an on-time and successful business transformation of your institutional administrative platforms.

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Continuous Value Services

Ensure strong user adoption, get comprehensive update support, and optimize Workday to best meet your institution's needs.

How to Transform with Collaborative and Workday


Higher Education must rapidly adapt to change. With a student information system built with higher education faculty and students in mind, and a reliable partner with the most industry experience, you’re in the best hands. LEARN MORE

Human Capital Management

HR is the backbone of every organization. To plan for the future and adapt to change quickly, you need to bring unity and visibility to all HR functions. Enter Workday and Collaborative Solutions- the leading partners to achieve your HR transformation goals. LEARN MORE

Financial Management

Plan, execute, and see the value of your finance transformation. As the longest-tenured and leading Workday partner, Collaborative has the proven expertise to help you realize your financial management goals. LEARN MORE


Prepare for success with enterprise planning. In today’s world, you need business planning software that empowers your organization to plan for every scenario and adapt quickly to change. LEARN MORE


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What Our Clients Are Saying

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    “Collaborative’s implementation process helped SLU maximize the Workday system to transform University operations.”

    Mickey Luna, VP of HR - Saint Louis University

  • NWACC - customer grayscale logo

    “Implementations require a certain level of vulnerability in order to truly be successful. Collab’s methodology coupled with their reassuring and relatable nature gave us the courage to lean into this experience, transforming our business processes and reshaping our culture.”

    Lindsay Robinson, Executive Director PMO - NWACC

  • PennState - customer grayscale logo

    “Collaborative has been a valuable partner who provided incredible consultative support and advice.”

    Lori Yacisin, Director, Talent Acquisition - Penn State University

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