Productivity is a direct result of having a positive workplace. Organizations that provide their employees a positive workplace are able to keep them happy and create a feeling that they are being cared for. This positive environment then enhances the productivity of the workforce, which is beneficial to and actually sought for by organizations. One way to create a positive workplace is by developing the workforce through training, coaching and other educational means. QAI Global Institute is a workforce development and consulting organization that helps in creating this positive workplace, among others.
Introducing QAI Global Institute
Established in the USA in 1980 and founded by William Perry, QAI Global Services with headquarters in New Delhi provides advisory and consulting services. It now has offices and subsidiaries in India, China, Malaysia, Singapore, and Dubai, in addition to its USA offices. QAI Global Institute is the workforce development division, and it focuses on creating education and training products and services. Through learning design, training delivery, professional certifications, and more, it enables career growth and at the same time empowers individuals to achieve organization goals.
Portfolio, Program, and Project Management
One of the focus areas of QAI Global Institute is project management. And not only limited to PM, It includes portfolio management which addresses the selection, grouping and launching of multiple, strategic change initiatives. These initiatives can be managed as programs, which are group of related projects, or simply individual projects. The Institute is a PMI Global Registered Education Provider and also provides PgMP examination preparatory workshops. It is also an Accredited Training Organization that conducts PRINCE2, MSP, MoP, and P3O courses and examinations.
Instructor-led Trainings (ILT)
Among its learning services are instructor-led trainings and blended trainings for portfolio, program, and project management courses. One of its courses is the Management of Portfolios (MoP) Training. It is a 5-day training course for senior business managers involved in investment decision making, project and program delivery, and benefits realization. The course earns the participant an equivalent 35 PDUs.
Another course is the Project Management PLUS, which is a 2-day intensive workshop ideal for project managers and team members. The seminar teaches participants how to run projects and how to staff them as team members. The Effective Project Management for Leaders is a 3-day course that addresses the business of software development as a logical process. Other courses include PRINCE2 courses, Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O), Core Project Management Concepts, Quantitative Project Management, and more.
QAI Global Institute also offers a career program such as the Certificate Program in Software Project Management. It also has preparatory programs such as the PMP Contact Training Program, CAPM, PgMP, ACP, a PMP boot camp, and Program and Portfolio Management Conference.
Online Courses through QAI E-Learning
Aside from instructor-led training, QAI Global Institute also offers online courses through QAI E-Learning. These courses assist employees achieve performance excellence, thereby helping their respective organizations improve and become more competitive. The web-based curriculum is a combination of subject matter experts, industry experience and e-learning expertise that gives the participants to learn at their own pace and in their preferred learning style. Courses include a 4-hour Introduction to Project Management priced at $32, which includes a certificate of completion. There is also the 3-hour Introduction to Risk Management priced at $24, and the PMP Aspire exam simulation that provides 180 days of access, and priced at $125. They also have live virtual training programs that are more affordable and convenient than location-based training.
Addressing the Education and Operational Excellence Needs of Organizations
QAI Global Institute also offers other services such as PM competency assessments to assist organizations objectively evaluate their PM professionals. They also have international and regional PM leadership conferences providing the participants the opportunity to learn from thought leaders and interact with their fellow practitioners. To date, QAI has trained over 140,000 individuals and has certified more than 40,000 professionals in 15 countries.