Pioneer Academics

By Stephen Ciesinski, Howard Rosen, Matt Saucedo
2016 | Case No. E592 | Length 16 pgs.
The Pioneer Academies case looks at the founding and growing of a South African campus of private schools that offered preschool through secondary, and walks through the different considerations as the founder considers potential merger opportunities.

Learning Objective

The Pioneer Academies case helps students think through the different considerations when approached with potential investment or merger deals. This case provides an opportunity for students to discuss the trade-offs that exist when scaling a mission-driven organization.
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