new contract with Microsoft to help them build internal Project
Monday, 24 January 2005
ESI International, the world's leading project management training
and consulting company, has been chosen by Microsoft to partner
with them to roll out their project management training programme.
Microsoft will be initiating ESI's Core Project Management Curriculum,
leading to a Master's Certificate in Project Management from The
George Washington University to establish a uniform approach and
gain the advantages of best practice project management.
"ESI's global delivery capacity and holistic solution addressing
all areas within project management made them the obvious partner
for this initiative," explains Wayne Dalton, Regional Solutions
Manager for Microsoft. "With their expertise, experience and knowledge,
we have been able to build a program of courses that best fit with
the organisational goals of Microsoft. Even in the early stages
of the programme, we have seen a huge uptake and buy-in from those
involved worldwide, which is very encouraging for the success of
Alan Garvey, Managing Director at ESI International says: "We are
excited to be working with Microsoft globally to help them achieve
best practice project management. Having worked with many organisations
within the IT field, we are confident that this will be the beginning
of another long-term successful partnership for ESI International."
Microsoft is the latest name to be added to ESI's increasing impressive
client portfolio. Worldwide, ESI now boasts partnerships with a
large majority of the Fortune Global 500 companies, facilitating
90% of the European top 20.
Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq "MSFT") is the worldwide leader
in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses
realise their full potential. For more information visit www.microsoft.com
About ESI International
ESI International is an innovative company with a simple philosophy:
to provide the highest quality project management solutions available
to ensure that our clients are able to meet and exceed their business
Since being established in 1981, ESI have built on their reputation
of expertise, knowledge and quality, and formed relationships across
every industry and business service, to become the world leader
in integrated project management solutions. ESI's comprehensive
mix of project management courses, e-training, tailored corporate
courses, consulting, assessment and mentoring mean their proven
methods have enabled organisations around the world to achieve their
goals. In the changing global market, ESI have honed the science
of project management to equip their clients with state-of-the-art
tools and techniques to ensure project success - every time.
For more information on ESI International visit www.esi-intl.co.uk
or call +44 (0)20 3743 2910.