Management Concepts

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Experiential Learning Project Management Simulation

    The Trane Company is a business of American Standard Companies, a Fortune 500 company, and a leader in the air conditioning, plumbing, and vehicle braking systems markets. A study of the company's service and contracting business was performed by Bain Associates and revealed that 5 percent of gross margin dollars...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Delivering Training To Geographically Dispersed Locations

    A U.S. federal agency with offices throughout the U.S. and abroad needed to train thousands of staff in budgeting, accounting, and financial management. They were seeking to provide high-quality, consistent training for their personnel in diverse locations. In August 2000, Management Concepts was awarded a COTS contract and became a...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Integrated Cost And Schedule Development - Keeping The Schedule Alive

    A program office at NARA was created to deliver a $27 million, 8-year program at a large government organization. The program office team was having difficulty developing a comprehensive Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and schedule to effectively manage phase 1 of the program. They were also required to build an...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Consulting And Training On Internal Controls Implementation

    It is vital that organizations keep staff informed and trained on regulatory changes. One agency enlisted Management Concepts to update the agency's Internal Controls directive to meet the requirements of OMB Circular A-123. Management Concepts reviewed the agency's directive and compared it the newly issued Internal Controls Review Guidance to...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Helping The Fortune 500 Tackle The Competition Through Individual Assessments

    Fortune 500 companies face considerable competition and are always striving to maintain their prestigious distinction as America's largest and most influential companies. One such company saw value in helping its managers become better project managers. The growth and development of its managers were key initiatives that would help the company...

    Provided By Management Concepts

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Unleashing Organizational Capability In An Award-Winning Utility Company

    This award-winning utility company had been trying to improve their project management practices for three-years with little success. That's when they contacted Management Concepts for help implementing the CompassPM Organizational Maturity Assessment. The utility company knew that the assessment would tell them how to have more rigor, discipline, and consistency...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Building Effective Teams

    This large government contractor located in the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area, is a premier provider of advanced technology services mostly to federal defense agencies. The challenges felt by it's business units ranged from influencing without authority and leading teams to dealing with conflict and successful communication. To meet these challenges,...

    Provided By Management Concepts

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Clarifying Policy; Saving Time On The Job

    A defense agency's senior people found that they were devoting too much time to answering questions from staff members about appropriation obligations. Agency leaders determined that they need to find a more efficient and effective means to answer employees' frequently asked questions. Agency staff worked with Management Concepts to design...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Professional Project Manager Certification

    Project managers at this agency simply must deliver. They manage projects ranging from short, urgent, schedule-driven initiatives to large, long complex programs. All projects are vital to national security. In some cases project failure may result in loss of life. The nature of projects underway at any given time ranges...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Who Will Lead?

    Retiring baby boomers in the next decade will create an unprecedented leadership void. A number of trends have converged to create a dearth of leader and manager candidates. Ross Vierra described this shortage of leaders as "Potentially catastrophic." The Fleet Technical Support Center Atlantic needed to ensure it had the...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Professional Project Manager Mentoring Program

    The implementation of a formal Professional PM Mentoring Program for a major financial institution was one component of the organization's intent to "Achieve Project Management excellence." The objective of the PM Mentoring Program was to work with project managers to ensure that their projects were completed on time, on budget,...

    Provided By Management Concepts

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Coaching Challenging Employees

    Over the past decade, this successful, large diversified financial services organization has grown rapidly. Many of the managers were strong technically but lacked formal management experience and training. In order to continue to be successful in an extremely competitive environment, it was imperative that all managers could successfully coach their...

    Provided By Management Concepts

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Experiential Learning Project Management Simulation

    The Trane Company is a business of American Standard Companies, a Fortune 500 company, and a leader in the air conditioning, plumbing, and vehicle braking systems markets. A study of the company's service and contracting business was performed by Bain Associates and revealed that 5 percent of gross margin dollars...

    Provided By Management Concepts

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Delivering Training To Geographically Dispersed Locations

    A U.S. federal agency with offices throughout the U.S. and abroad needed to train thousands of staff in budgeting, accounting, and financial management. They were seeking to provide high-quality, consistent training for their personnel in diverse locations. In August 2000, Management Concepts was awarded a COTS contract and became a...

    Provided By Management Concepts

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Integrated Cost And Schedule Development - Keeping The Schedule Alive

    A program office at NARA was created to deliver a $27 million, 8-year program at a large government organization. The program office team was having difficulty developing a comprehensive Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and schedule to effectively manage phase 1 of the program. They were also required to build an...

    Provided By Management Concepts

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Consulting And Training On Internal Controls Implementation

    It is vital that organizations keep staff informed and trained on regulatory changes. One agency enlisted Management Concepts to update the agency's Internal Controls directive to meet the requirements of OMB Circular A-123. Management Concepts reviewed the agency's directive and compared it the newly issued Internal Controls Review Guidance to...

    Provided By Management Concepts

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Helping The Fortune 500 Tackle The Competition Through Individual Assessments

    Fortune 500 companies face considerable competition and are always striving to maintain their prestigious distinction as America's largest and most influential companies. One such company saw value in helping its managers become better project managers. The growth and development of its managers were key initiatives that would help the company...

    Provided By Management Concepts

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Unleashing Organizational Capability In An Award-Winning Utility Company

    This award-winning utility company had been trying to improve their project management practices for three-years with little success. That's when they contacted Management Concepts for help implementing the CompassPM Organizational Maturity Assessment. The utility company knew that the assessment would tell them how to have more rigor, discipline, and consistency...

    Provided By Management Concepts

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Building Effective Teams

    This large government contractor located in the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area, is a premier provider of advanced technology services mostly to federal defense agencies. The challenges felt by it's business units ranged from influencing without authority and leading teams to dealing with conflict and successful communication. To meet these challenges,...

    Provided By Management Concepts

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Clarifying Policy; Saving Time On The Job

    A defense agency's senior people found that they were devoting too much time to answering questions from staff members about appropriation obligations. Agency leaders determined that they need to find a more efficient and effective means to answer employees' frequently asked questions. Agency staff worked with Management Concepts to design...

    Provided By Management Concepts

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Professional Project Manager Certification

    Project managers at this agency simply must deliver. They manage projects ranging from short, urgent, schedule-driven initiatives to large, long complex programs. All projects are vital to national security. In some cases project failure may result in loss of life. The nature of projects underway at any given time ranges...

    Provided By Management Concepts

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Who Will Lead?

    Retiring baby boomers in the next decade will create an unprecedented leadership void. A number of trends have converged to create a dearth of leader and manager candidates. Ross Vierra described this shortage of leaders as "Potentially catastrophic." The Fleet Technical Support Center Atlantic needed to ensure it had the...

    Provided By Management Concepts

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Professional Project Manager Mentoring Program

    The implementation of a formal Professional PM Mentoring Program for a major financial institution was one component of the organization's intent to "Achieve Project Management excellence." The objective of the PM Mentoring Program was to work with project managers to ensure that their projects were completed on time, on budget,...

    Provided By Management Concepts

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Coaching Challenging Employees

    Over the past decade, this successful, large diversified financial services organization has grown rapidly. Many of the managers were strong technically but lacked formal management experience and training. In order to continue to be successful in an extremely competitive environment, it was imperative that all managers could successfully coach their...

    Provided By Management Concepts