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Customer Success Stories
Arcellor Mittal had identified that the speed of change within their organisation had increased and therefore required greater internal efficiency in the projects environment.
ESI implemented a customised Project Management foundation class. With identified pre-work and action planning ESI shifted the focus of responsibility within the organisation. The event equipped staff with the authority required to drive projects and continual improvement initiatives to completion, thereby increasing resource efficiency.
Barclays Bank RBB
Barclays as a successful global organisation recognised the importance of achieving a common language, and consistent application of Project Management and Business Analysis best practices, tied to internationally recognised certification.
ESI worked with Barclays to tailor and deliver a structured training path, based on the needs and requirements of the relevant PM and BA job families. The programmes are mapped to both the internal business needs, plus externally recognised certifications, providing consistent PM & BA language, tools and techniques applied across the organisation globally.
Cisco wanted Project Managers, Pre-Sales and Consultants to work collaboratively, in order to better understand the requirements gathering process, and documentation phase of a client engagement.
ESI developed a customised Business Analysis workshop that covered the end to end life-cycle of Requirements Management, Elicitation and Documentation, to meet the business goals identified.
The delivery of the programme resulted in an improved alignment between delivery processes, activities and customer needs.
Ericsson were keen to implement common project management standards, to help improve their customer satisfaction scores and the overall quality of client feedback.
ESI designed a programme that introduced PMI industry recognised best practices, providing learning to enhance consistent project planning and analysis, improved project quality and effective contract management. A PMP Preparation course was also offered to prepare Ericsson staff to achieve an externally recognised PM certification. The technical skills offerings were complimented with optional soft skills courses, to improve the interpersonal skills of participants within the programme.
Nestlé's Centre of Excellence engineering team were keen to implement a standardised and consistent approach to project management.
Through the implementation of a project management programme aligned with externally recognised PMI best practices and guidelines, ESI delivered a series of courses and application workshops, designed to increase the application of PM best practices and provide a vehicle to support the production of high quality, real project deliverables for the organisations Capital projects.
Schlumberger's experienced project managers required refresher training in project management skills and techniques through an applied learning environment.
ESI developed and implemented an application-oriented course comprising of Project Planning, Analysis and Control, Financial Considerations for Business Decision Making, and Contract Management Principles and Practices elements. This interactive course provided experienced PM's with an engaging fast track route to master the skills required to perform their job effectively.
We are a global, project-focused training company that helps people around the world improve the way they manage their projects, contracts, requirements and vendors through innovative training programmes in the following areas:
In addition to delivering more than 100 courses in a dozen languages at hundreds of locations worldwide, we offer both Associate’s and Master’s level certificate programmes through our educational partner, The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
We offer our courses in various modalities including e-Training online, which allows project professionals easy access to the learning that they need to be successful.
We also offer an array of assessment services and measurement tools that help organisations identify competency gaps and to develop the individual and organisational skills required to execute projects effectively.
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