What Makes Us Unique?

Our Answer: Decades of Global PM Performance Improvement

Most of today’s PM consultancies and training companies weren’t even in the market 20 years ago, not to mention 40 years ago, when we began offering our services. ProjectExperts has helped improve PM Performance in corporations, government agencies, and large, medium and small PM consultancies on six continents since 1982.

Skills Needs Assessment Process (SNAP)

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For our professional PM curriculum, SNAP, with its pre- and post-course evaluation, has helped discerning enterprises to target the right level of intensity for each topic or learning objective. For learning experience customizing and post-course performance evaluation, few project management offerings match this level of measurement—way beyond smile sheets.

SNAP is available as a service with our professional PM curriculum. Want to know more? See our Adobe Acrobat sample SNAP.

Improving Individual and Team PM Competence

cmiconSince 1983, PM CompModel, our Project Management Competence (or Competency) Model has helped project managers, team members, resource managers, sponsors, PMO Managers, and other key stakeholders to improve Project Management Competence and Performance. Obviously, improving PM Performance goes far beyond just sending people to class; this tool helps you understand your teams’ greatest gaps, and the additional interventions needed to truly improve PM Performance.

Used by savvy enterprises seeking better Performance, PM CompModel has been adopted by Project Management Offices and Human Resources managers as their tool of choice, to help improve competence development and project Performance. PM CompModel licensees move beyond knowledge acquisition, to assess and develop skills, improve behavioral attributes and interpersonal skills, establish competence, and achieve PM Performance. Are you competent as a PM?

Range of PM Methods and ToolsSmall Project Guide

PM Performance is not just all about training and coaching. It also requires appropriate methods and tools. Our methods have helped businesses, government agencies and consultancies to improve their PM Performance. For over 25 years, we have used our tools in our project consulting engagements to improve our customers’ success. For example,  our universal Small Project Guide PM methodology has helped tens of thousands for over 30 years.

Thinking Beyond the BOK

pmbok-guide-medOur methods don’t just copy the PMBOK® Guide; in fact, each release of this USA ANSI standard looks increasingly like our 1985-published methods. Our coaching experiences and methods preceded the 1991-1996 PMBOK Guide and Max Wideman’s original 1987 PMBOK. Today we are fully consistent with the current PMBOK Guide, where we do not extend beyond it.

Example: Special application areas, such as Information Technology, require more product-oriented guidance, such as use of Business Analysis for better requirements. We defined the role, and provided needed guidance and templates in 1985, with our original IT methodology.

Popular Articles and Publications

Our articles and publications have been re-published (with our permission) on websites and in professional magazines and journals world-wide. And, we don’t just stop there; we managed the project to develop the USA’s National Competence Baselinethen participated in the projects to update the IPMA Individual Competence Baseline, and the PMI® Competence Development Framework 2nd Edition.

We co-wrote the 50 page chapter on Project Communication for Germany’s advanced PM certification baseline, and wrote chapter 9, Visions for the PM Software Industry, for a book by PMI, Project Management 2025. Our contributions to the 90+ Change Agent blog series on the IPMA-USA website, are repeated here at ProjectExperts. Prolific? Yes! Insightful? Always! Finally, see a selection of our globally-published articles here on this website.

Consultant to Consultants

In addition to helping enterprises and government agencies across six continents to improve their project management performance, we have also provided the secret weapons of competitive advantage to consultancies large, medium and small. They use our methods, and integrate them with their own offerings. For them, the result: They win more bids, and make greater profit on bids won. That’s why we are the ProjectExperts!

Supporting Professional Organizations

In ipma-logo-vsaddition to involvement in PMI® and IPMA-USA initiatives, our principal is a recent Executive Board Global Vice President of Marketing & Events for IPMA, the International Project Management Association.

Our coaching experiences qualify for re-certification credits for all popular professional PM associations. We are registered with the IPMA-USA Competence Enabler program, for PM training organizations that know how to move beyond knowledge, to improved competence and PM Performance.

When we talk about PM Performance, we are applying four key dimensions: Personal, Project, Program, and Portfolio performance; the four Ps of improved organizational performance!

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