"The primary reasons we engaged you were (1) our lack of experience with
conducting retrospectives and (2) your facilitation skills. You exceeded our
expectations in providing us with a valuable process improvement tool in the
form of a retrospective. Your facilitation skills and software development
experience also made a significant contribution. You were incredibly well
prepared. The participants and I were impressed with your understanding of our
projects, organization and issues. Your knowledge was very valuable in making
the most of our retrospectives." Stephanie Black, Vice President, PPC
Increasingly organizations are bringing me in to do project retrospectives
(some times called post-mortems or post-project reviews). Project
retrospectives are a great way to glean important learning from the past to help
you repeat what went well and mitigate what didn't. The project
retrospective meeting facilitation process we use works great for all types of
projects, including those that seem politically charged or too volatile to dive
into! The benefits of having a project retrospective are so positive!
Contact me today via e-mail to learn more how we can help!
Click here to review our Project Retrospective Overview Brochure.
"I would like to thank you for the expertise and energy you brought to the
[project name withheld] offsite meeting last week. We have received glowing
feedback about your positive impact and facilitation of the meeting. We look
forward to future collaborations."
Pharmaceutical company executive
The Institute provides other excellent meeting facilitation services. If you
have an important meeting coming up and would like to help ensure its success by using
a skilled, knowledgeable facilitator, please contact me for more information.
We understand that effective meeting planning takes time. With deep
experience in the process of planning excellent meetings,
Contact us today via e-mail
to help save you time and ensure achieving your meeting objectives!
Training isn't the only way to improve your
organization's ability to deliver projects more reliably. The Institute
can build your project competence through coaching project managers, helping
your executives understand their role as sponsors, working with you to develop
your methodologies. Though we prefer to grow your project management
skills rather than perform them ourselves (teaching you how to fish instead of
doing the fishing), we will on occasion take on project manager roles on a
Clients have found it valuable to use the Institute to help
mentor key team members on skills such as personal organization, presentation
skills, meeting facilitation, and leadership development. We fundamentally believe that
skills such as these only develop over time and are best
learned when modeled for others to see. In a world where getting a focused
mentor can be challenging, engaging a consultant from the Institute is a great
way to truly jumpstart the personal and professional growth that you may be
Often our Leadership Development engagements include the use of the
instrument and/or the
Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument (TKI).
Please take the next step of
contacting us via e-mail or calling 847.579.9174 to find out more about how
the Institute can help you get what you want.