According to research, 70 percent of projects either fail or are delivered late. It has been established that business success is directly related to project success. Therefore, improving the percentage of projects that are delivered on time, on budget, according to scope, and with quality equates to a more successful business. However, some projects may be too complicated, and some companies may not be capable enough. In such cases, they need a specialist project management consultancy that will help them run the projects and provide training and advice like PM-Partners Group.
Introducing PM-Partners Group
PM-Partners Group project management consultancy was founded in 1995 with headquarters in Sydney, Australia. Other offices are in Melbourne, Brisbane, the UK and Singapore. As one of the most highly accredited Project and PMO partner in Australia, it has helped many organizations get better results from their projects and improve their PMOs not only in Australia but in Europe and Asia as well. Its two key services are project delivery and capability development. It manages over $1.7 billion in projects every year, and helps more than 5000 individuals yearly to be trained and certified as professionals. It is a PMI Global Registered Education Provider, an APMG ATO, Endorsed Education Provider by the IIBA, recognized by the AIPM and a Microsoft Certified Partner.
PM-Partners Group provides courses on project, programme, and portfolio management. They also have courses on PMO, business analysis, and stakeholder management. These courses cover introductory, intermediate and advanced training that can be delivered in public, in-house, and customized workshops, including blended and online training. For an introductory course, they offer a 2-day PM Fundamentals course ideal for project managers and project team members. A more advanced course is the 3-day PM in Practice Course for experienced project professionals. They also have Lean Six Sigma Foundation course, several Agile PM courses, Certified ScrumMaster and Certified Scrum Product Owner courses, APMG-accredited Facilitation courses, ITIL, MSP, PRINCE2, PMP, CAPM, MoP, P3O, BA, and AIPM Workplace certificate courses, as well as MS Project Essentials (2010).
In-house training courses are a cost-effective way for companies to meet their employees’ development needs. Aside from cost savings, the time of training is set around the employees’ schedule, which makes it more convenient. Also, the courses can be customized to address particular issues, promote exchange of ideas and instill greater information retention. On-demand courses include Lean Six Sigma Foundation, Practical Change Management, StrengthsFinder supporting skills courses, Agile Project Management courses, Certified Scrum courses and other PM certifications, ITIL workshops, business leadership advanced PM, Requirements Gathering & BA, Business Communication, MS Project training, and AIPM certifications.
PM-Partners Group offers several online course categories. They have the PRINCE2 Foundation Online course which is offered in Silver, Gold and Platinum package. They also have the Agile long courses, the PM long courses, the Agile short courses, the PM short courses, and the PM simulations. An example of an Agile short course is the ACP Practice Exam and Exam Strategies. An example of a PM long course is the PMP Exam Prep course (5th Edition). They also have two PM simulations which are the 4CS Global PM and the Healthmax Software PM simulations.
The Short course program is designed to showcase strategies and business models from a range of subjects. Participants get to meet experts and gain insights, thus enabling them to hone their skills and acquire new ideas in the fastest possible time. Courses include Organizational Change, Emotional Intelligence for PM Teams and Business Analysts, Steering Committee Engagement, Introduction to Project Portfolio Management, The PMO, Understanding Programme Management, Enterprise Risk Management, Cost Management, A practical overview of Scrum, Business Analysis Techniques and many more.
Helping Companies and People Achieve Professional Development
PM-Partners teams of experienced consultants help businesses in a broad range of industry sectors that include financial services, resources and mining, telecom, energy, oil and gas, and technology, among others. It has also partnered with other companies such as Sciforma, iPlanWare, Planview, PMI Sydney Australia Chapter, and SCRUMstudy.