Education Management Corporation
2.3 of 5 269 reviews
www.edmc.edu Pittsburgh, PA 5000+ Employees

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Fast paced environment with a lot of rapid change.

Process Engineer (Current Employee)
Pittsburgh, PA

ProsFast growing company, a lot of change, new initiatives as well as an upward moving industry with a focus on people.

ConsInexperienced executive management. No real focus on best practices for operational efficiency. No real methodology adopted at this current point in time.

Advice to Senior ManagementListen to your people, promote those who can foster new ideas, and those who have insight from other industries who can instill best practices.

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    Industry troubles, but best in the industry

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Pittsburgh, PA

    I have been working at Education Management Corporation


    Pros: Higher education industry is in Obama's radar which creates unnecessary challenges. There is a concerted effort to ensure compliance. Does not… Cons: Fast growth can generate concerns over whether there is a good vision and direction. The company… Advice to Senior Management: Keep up the communication and visibility among all employees to stay… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Pittsburgh, PA

    I worked at Education Management Corporation


    Pros: Fellow employees were a real plus; a team attitude existed. Some… Cons: Changed to privately held in 2006; new managers and leaders came in. Changes were not all… Advice to Senior Management: Treat employees more fairly and equitably. Don't use the recession… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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