Our Training Programs and Services

 

We offer the following training services:

 
       

Standard Programs

All training programs are presented on-site exclusively for members of your organization.

The training programs provide a comfortable, relaxed learning environment which emphasizes interactive discussion and direct application of the approaches presented.  Participants are provided with a detailed notebook of original text.  As appropriate, participants work in small groups to apply techniques presented on a case study typical of the projects conducted in the organization.

Training programs typically offered include:

Basic Project Management (Product, Schedule and Resource Planning and Control)

  • Program highlights

    • Project scope, schedule and resource planning

    • Defining and managing team roles and responsibilities

    • Schedule and resource control

  • Detailed outline

Advanced Project Management (Team Dynamics and Advanced Analytical Techniques)

  • Program highlights

    • Creating and sustaining a dynamic team environment

    • Advanced techniques for decision making, resource allocation, performance analysis

    • Schedule, labor and funds information systems

  • Detailed outline

Dynamic Project Team Leadership

  • Program highlights

    • Motives, traits, knowledge and skills of successful leaders

    • How to ensure project team success

    • Participants' leadership styles

  • Detailed outline

Building and Sustaining High Performance Project Teams

  • Program highlights

    • Environmental influences and team dynamics

    • Individual skills and style

    • Project planning tools to support team creation

    • Sustaining team motivation

  • Detailed outline

Project Management Executive Overview

  • Program highlights

    • Overview of structured project planning and control

    • Project management and total quality, integrated product teams

    • Required project management information systems and procedures

    • Management support of team performance

  • Detailed outline

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Customized Programs

We can develop customized training programs to address your organization's special systems, procedures and learning requirements.  Examples of programs we have developed in the past include:

  • Initiating the Project and Planning Scope and Schedule
  • Information Systems Management and Analysis
  • Return on Investment Analysis of Training
  • Managing Project Funds at the Naval Air Warfare Center - ADI
  • Project Management at the Naval Air Warfare Center - ADI
  • Setting and Managing Priorities

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Pre-training Analysis Day

We often suggest that a Pre-training Analysis Day be conducted to allow us to learn about your organization so that we can tailor the training to address your special issues and concerns.  During this on-site meeting, we:

  • Review existing project management policies, procedures and practices
  • Discuss typical projects in your organization, together with special situations and issues of current concern
  • Review the backgrounds and responsibilities of the people who will be attending the training

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Additional Program Support

We offer a variety of post-session support to facilitate on-the-job use of tools and techniques learned.  In particular, we can:

  • Discuss questions and issues with people by telephone or email
  • Review actual project plans, project management policies and procedures and other related materials
  • Conduct one or more follow-up days to address particular issues and topics of interest

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