Art and Science of Projects
methodology and principles are key for achieving results. Projects
empower you to clarify, structure, manage and win at what you set
out to accomplish as an organization or as an individual. The power
of a project lies in the nature of projects:
project has a clear result to be produced,
A project is finite — it has a beginning, a middle and an
A project has clear steps to be taken and a plan for taking them,
A project can be managed.
designing and managing projects gives you access to critical tools
for moving with velocity and averting overwhelm.
an organization, a common approach or methodology around projects
has the added benefit of creating a common way of thinking about
results and how to achieve them.
are a way of thinking about producing results and organizing for
action. Fundamentally, a project is really about organizing your
thinking and organizing people to achieve a result. It’s about
thinking in a way that breaks the results into bite-sized pieces
and that keeps you focused on the result and the pathways.
are nine elements to a successful project design. We train you in
these keys to extraordinary projects. As a result, your projects
Clear, measurable results to be achieved
Team and organizational alignment on the project and its purpose
A clear connection to your organization’s long-term objectives.
succeed when the focus is on creating and maintaining a powerful
team and recognizing that people are the key to achieving the result.
project methodology is a simple approach that emphasizes creating
clarity on the results to be achieved, working from
the results, creating powerful teams and managing the project based
on what is needed now to succeed.
focus on building powerful project teams and on effective practices
for managing projects.
to Technologies and Tools
manager of a rapidly growing information systems department, I needed
a large cadre of trained project managers. Your project management
workshop laid the groundwork and established the basic concepts
for what it takes to create and manage a project. You work made
a direct impact on our ability to produce results."
Robert Half International
"...your course completely altered our perspective on projects
and how they can be- designed....the complete paradigm shift around
projects that [my employees] experienced was stunning. You provided
the missing pieces that were missing piece that I had not been able
to give them. It’s clear to me that they had the type of breakthrough
that is not (usually) available in business courses; they had an
experience that shifted the way they operate."