Project Management Consulting

Project Management Consulting

“It’s knowing how to bring the right resources together, internally and externally that catapults your company into a higher level of success and we have found that to be the case with PMAlliance.” – Jeff East, Smith & Wesson

 

 

Why PMAlliance?

PMAlliance is a project management consulting, project portfolio management (PPM) and training firm that partners with project teams to ensure their important projects are planned, controlled and delivered successfully. Our most valuable assets are our consultants, methodology, and technology and tools. We use these assets to give our clients a competitive advantage in executing their time-sensitive projects. Our consultants are certified through the Project Management Institute and the International Association of Facilitators. They follow our proven methodology to facilitate project teams in creating and maintaining credible plans. Our technology and tools automates cumbersome project management functions which keeps our cost down and allows client team members to stay engaged without creating an undue burden on their productivity.

For each project PMAlliance partners with, we provide a custom team of consultants. You can learn more about each role below. Based on the needs of the project / urgency, we will assemble a custom team with the level of experience and size that your project requires.

What Benefits Can You Expect With PMAlliance?

Immediate Visibility
You will gain insight on day-one on whether the expected finish date of the project is doable.

Promote Buy-In and Commitment
You will have a project plan that is based on team member buy-in and commitment, two essential elements of successful projects.

Trust The Plan
You will have accurate and complete schedules for making informed business decisions.

Assurances on Progress
You will know if the team is making progress each week, positive gains that ensures the expected finish date remains doable.

Early Warning System
You will have an early warning system that alerts you when the team’s progress is slowing to a point that requires corrective actions in order to avoid delays in the future.

Executive Status
You will have access to an Executive Dashboard so you can quickly evaluate the status of the key milestone dates and review the corrective actions the team is undertaking to remedy any delays.

Aligned Execution
You will have a weekly control process that provides the structure to keep the schedule current and the discipline to keep team members engaged and accountable.

Detailed Breakdown of Our Services

Our Consultants lead large cross-functional project teams on strategic projects. They regularly facilitate:

  • Program charters that define scope and goals
  • High-level and detailed network-based schedules
  • Activity identifications, including durations, responsibilities and resources
  • The time-cost tradeoff process and validation of schedules
  • Staffing analysis
  • Validation and compression of schedules
  • Establishment of governance procedures, standard reports, coding structures, metrics and templates
  • Work Breakdown Structures that identify work phases, deliverables, and activities
  • Validation and compression of schedules
  • Generation of status memos for key stakeholders
  • Client instruction in the use of project management tools/methods
  • Generate reports to inform stakeholders of project status
  • Identify areas that need attention by the project manager
  • Enter data into the project management software
  • Update project files during the normal schedule update cycle
  • Update Web sites, shared drives and databases
  • Serve as an onsite expert in project management software tools

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PMAlliance, Inc offers project management consultingproject management training and project portfolio management services.

Project Experience

Experience
Portfolio Management
Successful portfolio management calls for exceptional data management skills and diligent oversight across multiple efforts.
Experience
Manufacturing
Demanding, time sensitive, and finely tuned, manufacturing projects require close attention and experienced oversight.
Experience
IT Projects
Organizations must be able to successfully execute challenging and highly visible technology projects to maximize revenue.
Experience
Power Plants
Power Plants must be able to keep these vital infrastructure assets current, efficient, and economically positive.
Experience
Energy
High-profile hurdles and expensive risks of failure make these projects critical to manage properly from the very beginning.
Experience
Aerospace
Presents complexities at nearly every stage, from allocating resources to controlling schedule variances, or clearing regulatory & safety hurdles.
Experience
Cross-Functional
Ensuring team members are able to move outside the silos of their department or discipline is the key to achieving success.
Experience
Product Dev
Design and other early-stage activities must be carefully orchestrated while maintaining visibility on future impacts and resource needs.
Experience
Mergers & Acquisitions
Among the riskiest and most strategically important initiatives a company can undertake, and their outcomes can make or break the business.
Experience
Finance & Insurance
Technology implementations call for the right level of planning detail and diligent oversight.
Experience
ERP & SAP
An ERP implementation can be among the most disruptive and strategically important initiative an organization can undertake.