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Introducing

Project Management Success Accelerator™

An online, on-demand crash course in simple, game-changing, step-by-step project management tools for accidental or aspiring project managers who want to fast track their way, avoid crashing, and experience thriving projects - with less stress, greater ease, and better outcomes.

I've taken everything I've learned in my highly successful project and program management career (managed over 30 major projects, working with 20+ organizations on projects collectively worth more than $40 million) and channeled it into a comprehensive, step-by-step, online program that not only teaches you the must-have, core project management tools and best practices, but also how to actually leverage and execute those tools to set yourself apart.

The Project Management Success Accelerator™ (PMSA) isn't so much a training program as it is an implementation program - not just equipping you through learning, but outfitting you with immediate, hands-on, relevant application of what you learn DURING the course.

Conveniently online and on-demand to flex with your schedule.

Yes - you'll learn the what, why, when and how behind everything you do. But more importantly, you'll have a thorough, step-by-step roadmap that leaves nothing out and takes nothing for granted as you develop your project management muscles.

The end result: An incredibly, highly-prized skill set serving as a life-long asset, ready to be deployed, benefitting EVERY job situation - giving you a leg up adavantage for the rest of your career.

Project Management Success Accelerator™ is a 5 star, stand-out online program that…

Is built with laser focused and quick ramp-up to success in mind

No filler. No unecessary modules. And no extraneous or premature project management strategies that look alluring on the surface, but do nothing but overwhelm you and sabotage your progress at this stage of the game.

Teaches you project management tools AND best practices

The 80/20 of what you need to do to be a confident and savvy project manager, setting you apart from the others in the field.

Focuses on the "relevant, mission-critical" stuff

The pure gold you can only get from learning the hard way is included in PMSA so you DON'T have to learn the hard way. Not only do I make it unexpectedly simple, I take nothing for granted and go step-by-step to make sure you learn, understand, and are able to use the core project management tools, concepts, and best practices with confidence and ease.

So if you’re ready to finally lead your projects with less stress, greater ease, and better outcomes while avoiding the anxiety, doubt, and mayhem inherent in project management -

Module 1

Mindset Reset

You may already know this: Anything worth doing in life usually begins with digging into and creating a healthy mindset. After all, the best results, the most impactful outcomes, are realized when we understand and manage our thought life, making decisions and acting from a healthy place.

In this first PMSA module, you'll finally pin down and become intimately aware of your personal core values and character strengths - the foundation to build upon as you move into discovering your primary negative beliefs you employ to sabotage yourself, especially in work situations.

Even if you've never taken a peek at your own personal core values and character strengths, or negative beliefs, this module will break down each of these into easy to follow, step-by-step videos and worksheets packed with exploration exercises to help you step into confidence and self-acceptance in any situation. 

Module Highlights:

  • Deep dive into personal Core Values to discover what matters to you most, setting up the framework to live and work by, enabling you to make better decisions for yourself.
  • Identify your top Character Strengths and pair with your Core Values to start defining your personal brand that makes you unique.
  • Learn the surprising thought process behind negative, limiting beliefs, uncovering stronghold paradigms that have kept you prisoner for years and cause you to react poorly.
  • Create positive, empowering beliefs and paradigms that will begin to assist the process of rewiring old neural pathways and help you proactively manage your mindset.
Module 2

See the Project Management Big Picture

Now that you've uncovered some amazing insights into your mindset, it's time to move into looking at the overall picture of the project management world.

Here you'll learn some foundational project management terminology and definitions, including the project management value proposition for you and your organzation. We'll also take a look at the project manager traits and skills necessary for building trust and street cred, and what's required to put together a solid project team.

Module Highlights:

  • Understand the most important terms related to project management in simple, relatable definitions.
  • Learn about project management phases and knowledge areas in a clear way.
  • Be able to talk about and share the benefits of project management with your coworkers and managers.
  • Become aware of the key traits and skills you need as a project manager to build trust and develop street cred within your organization and in order to advance in your career. path.
  • Preview the 5 core project management tools covered in the next modules to become familiar with the who, what, why and when behind the tools.
Module 3

Nail the Stakeholder Review and Organization Environment Assessment

Sharing the top, must-execute strategies when beginning your project, this PMSA Module 3 shows you the ace-in-the-hole tactics that have helped me and many others deliver projects with a highly successful edge, garnering solid accolades along the way.

You'll learn ALL the ins and outs of creating your stakeholder management strategy, including an Agile process to identify your project stakeholders and define how you'll want to care for and manage them during your project. 

You'll also be introduced to the often neglected Organization Assessment and I'll also walk you through the project governance set-up process to ensure your projects come out of the gate strong and healthy.

Module Highlights:

  • Dive deep into learning the step-by-step mechanics of doing a base-covering (CYA) Stakeholder Review to manage your stakeholders effectively and maximize successful project outcomes using my tried and true templates.
  • Recognize and leverage the political, relational, and cultural factors that influence how you execute your projects - the negative AND the positive!
  • Craft specific strategies to leverage your organization's environmental factors to ensure better project outcomes.
  • Learn how to work with your project sponsor to establish a project leadership framework, or governance model, that gets the right people - in the right place -  at the right time.
Module 4

Break Down Project Work to Skillfully Define Project Scope

Once you've conquered your Stakeholder Management Strategy, your Org Environment Assessment, and project Governance Structure you'll finally be able to smoothly move into your Project Plan.

Astonishingly, newer project managers often skip the step of taking time to rigorously determine the project work to be done, which can turn into a nightmare when not unpacked all the way.

In this module, I'll set you up for sweet project dreams by demonstrating how to best break down project work and how to create an easy-on-the-eyes-and-brain project schedule enabling you and your stakeholders to reach your desired project results.

The work breakdown process and its resulting schedule will stoke your confidence and put you on track for transparency and trust with your stakeholders.

Module Highlights:

  • Learn the golden rules around an Agile-based brainstorming process to break your project's work into consumable chunks you can readily manage. 
  • Translate your work breakdown into a simple project schedule where you'll know in an instant who's on first, second, AND third - and without a doubt when milestone tasks are supposed to be completed.
  • Use my proven, professionally designed templates and worksheets to create project schedules that give stakeholders a detailed look at the project work and tasks.
Module 5

Masterfully Plan Your Projects from A to Z

You've identified the project work and now it's time to move into PMSA Module 5.

I absolutely LOVE project plans - they have been the de facto difference in starting out on the right foot versus stumbling along and tripping up in my projects.

In Planning Your Projects A to Z, we'll take 3 lessons to go through my Project Plan template piece-by-piece so you can learn everything you need to know to write a rock-solid project plan.

I'll also uncover and shine the light on some of the places many project managers make mistakes and show you how to side-step the pitfalls to ensure you stay on track with leading your project.

Module Highlights:

  • Become an advocate for using a Project Plan template when planning projects.
  • Learn to write a succinct and informative project summary.
  • Create meaningful, well-crafted project objectives.
  • Expertly define your project's scope of work, including defining the milestones.
  • Understand the different integrated project sub-plans that are based on the knowledge areas: when to create separate plans and when NOT to.
  • Learn to fill out a RACI chart and why it matters.
  • Pull in your Governance approach.
  • Get the right project approvals for every step in your project lifecycle.
Module 6

Project Management Best Practices That Put You Ahead of the Pack

Now that you're Project Plan is set up to guide your project toward the light, it's time to learn all of my Project Management Best Practices and how to use them with confidence, consistency, and clarity.

Navigate everything from Communications, to Meetings, to my special back-pocket All-in-One template - I'll lead you across the tumultuous project ocean to a calm harbor where there's an extra measure of assurance and transparency.

I'll equip you with all the tools and tactics you'll need to make a lasting impact, setting you apart from others as you create off-the-chart project results.

Module Highlights:

  • Understand how to plan in-depth project communications by creating a separate Project Communications Plan.
  • Be able to apply Project Management Best Practices to your projects using dependable Communication tools for Status Reporting, Sponsor and Manager 1 to 1's and Meeting Agendas.
  • Lead and facilitate better, time-saving, productive project meetings your stakeholders will appreciate and your project team will thank you for.
  • Use an All-in-One template for your project decisions, action items, issues, risks and more.
  • Increase your awareness around project collaboration tools on the market today and how you can become a collaboration tool champion in your organization.
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What Clients Are Saying:

"I’ve got to say, I love working with Kelly. She has a way of coaching teams through project management best practices in a way that takes concepts and approaches that should be overwhelming and turn them into something relatable and relevant to the work that I was currently engaging with. From outlining the project management phases in a visual and accessible way, to identifying an appropriate project plan format, and even presenting options for different levels of team engagement depending on project need, Kelly has helped our team to execute our work in a more effective and efficient way. I couldn’t imagine going back to my old ways and always look for ways to keep learning from her."

Dan R., Project Lead, Seattle, WA

The Project Management Success Accelerator™ Challenge

The Project Management Success Accelerator™ (PMSA) is a step-by-step project management implementation program for those who are excited to learn project management core skills to get your projects off to a great start while addressing mindset to get you on the road to successful outcomes. 

Both for the organization AND for you.

So why not take the Project Management Success Accelerator™ Challenge?

Sure, the PMSA program you're going to be introduced to the most effective core Project Management tools and Best Practices around, which will help you permanently let go of the anxiety, doubt, and confusion you lose sleep over and instead initiate you into a brand new paradigm.

One that's.........

easy to understand

more relevant to what you do

AND

falls completely in line with your desire

to acquire the in-demand project management skill set

 

BUT UNLIKE OTHER TRAININGS, I don't want you to wait too long before seeing results.

Enroll right now, start the training with the first module, make plans to go through the first 3 modules within the first 3 weeks of enrolling, and complete all of the exploration and PMSA exercises that go with each lesson.

Meaning, you'll have had the opportunity to work on your mindset, your project manager acumen AND set up your project using the Stakeholder Review/Summary, and Org Environment Assessment BEFORE making the final commitment.

If you don't feel motivated and more confident in your ability to start delivering projects with more competency using the tools, processes and best practices, then simply email me at [email protected] within 14 days from the date you enrolled into PMSA, show me you put in the work by sharing your worksheets, and I'll refund your full investment.

Full details here.

3 EXCLUSIVE ENROLLMENT BONUS PACKAGE

Because value and results matter

One of my core values is to deliver anything I do with meaningful value. When you're investing in me and my work, I want to work extra hard to make it worth your while and your money.

That's why put together a PMSA Bonus Package with 3 exclusive bonuses that come with your program enrollment to empower you on your path to project management success!

  • Bonus 1: Creating Your Own Personal Project Manager Brand ($195 Value)

    Use this simple guide to help you create and polish your own Project Manager brand and differentiate yourself from the pack.
  • Bonus 2: 60 Minute Coaching Session with Kelly ($150 Value)

    An opportunity for you to leverage my project management knowledge, experience and insight,  troubleshoot a current project issue, or get an extra set of eyes on your work. 

  • Bonus 3: Design & Lead a Super Cool Project Retrospective ($195 Value)

    Learn an Agile-based method for planning and leading a project Lessons Learned session or Retrospective with you project team and stakeholders to close out your project like a pro.

To recap, here’s what you’re getting when you enroll:

Project Management Success Accelerator™ - $2,000 Value

PMSA Bonus Package:

  • Bonus 1: Creating Your Personal Project Manager Brand - $195 Value
  • Bonus 2: 60 Minute Coaching Session with Kelly- $150 Value
  • Bonus 3: Design & Lead a Super Cool Project Retrospective - $195 Value

$2,540 when you add it all up

and offering now at $597

(because let's be real, this needs to be affordable)

Pay Monthly

2 Monthly Payments of

$310

ENROLL + PAY MONTHLY

OR

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Single Payment of

$597

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Frequently Asked Questions

What people asked before saying "Heck Yeah!" to the Project Management Success Acceleratorâ„¢

PMSA covers all the core project management tools you'll need in today's business world to get projects launched out of the gate successfully while going into some detail on cultivating a positive mindset - something other online trainings rarely cover, if at all. Also, the PMSA is methodology or approach agnostic, meaning you don't have to use any certain approach to use these tools; the core tools and best practices can be used in most projects and settings. And last, the program is designed to share best practices and over 30 templates and worksheets to accelerate your project success pathway - something I wish I had when I started out.

Hopefully your manager supports the initiative you want to take in developing your skill set and they advocate for you rolling the PMSA learning into your day job. The good news is that all the project management tools and best practice exercises are things you can do while you're at work! In fact, you'll be using a real-life project when you complete the exercises. So basically, you're working on bona-fide stuff for your job.

Then you're a perfect candidate for PMSA. PMSA gives you the roadmap to learn how to set up and lead projects no matter where you're at in the project management learning curve. Wouldn't you rather go into your projects armed with the right tools and best practices than fumble your way in the dark?

The course is 6 modules, online, on-demand so you can do it at your convenience. Plan on spending 45-60 minutes listening to each module and another 45-60 minutes on exercises, totaling about 2-3 hours each week. Often you can complete the exercises while you're at work - because that's usually where you are when you're doing projects!

If you don't feel motivated and totally confident in the tools, processes and best practices and your ability to deliver projects more like a pro, then simply reach out of me within 14 days of the official program start date, show me you put in the work, and I'll refund your investment. Full details here.

Bonuses 1 & 3 will be sitting in your course library the minute you enroll. Bonus 2, the 60 minute coaching session with me, can be booked anytime you want - just email me directly and we'll find a time that works for us both.

You'll have access to everything in your PMSA digital course library for 12 months from the official program start date so you can go back, re-listen, reflect on and pick up anything you need.

They should if they value you as an employee and see the return on their investment for both you and the organization. I've created a special Employer FAQ you can download here if you need to make a case to your manager for getting reimbursed or sponsored for the course fee. Download here


Still undecided?

10 ways to help you know if the Project Management Success Accelerator™ is ideal for you.

  1. You're an aspiring project manager: Project Management is something you're excited to learn and you're just getting started and you want to do it right by using the most effective, no-nonsense, easy-to-follow, "what's working now" project management tools.
  2. You've already invested some time and energy trying to manage a few projects. But truthfully, you've struggled to deliver strong results. You'd like some help to learn the right way once and for all.
  3. You don't usually manage projects, but leadership decided to make you an accidental project manager - they thought you'd be an awesome choice to lead that complicated initiative they've wanted to implement for the last 3 years. You're "it"!
  4. You know you'd make an excellent project manager - you just need someone to come alongside and mentor you, warn you about the pitfalls while showing you the path forward, helping you instill more confidence in your abilities.
  5. You have no problem investing a couple of hours a week as long as you know that every bit of energy you invest is strategic and a meaningful step forward to grow your project management skill set.
  6. You've tried other project management training but ended up not using it because it was irrelevant to what you were doing. Or, you never finished because you lost interest.
  7. You're aware of and excited about putting the right project management skill set into your professional toolbox so you can realize better opportunities in your career path in 2020 and beyond.
  8. You appreciate that doing project management right and with excellence can differentiate you as a top-notch project manager, garnering the interesting projects and street cred that often brings promotions.
  9. You're ready to take action and try the Project Management Success Accelerator™ to prepare yourself so you can take advantage of the ongoing demand for excellent, well-paid project managers in the global economy.
  10. You feel confident about making the decision to enroll in PMSA knowing you have 14 days from the start of the program to test it out: It's simple. Either you do the work and grow your project management skill set with the right tools and best practices, or you shoot me an email message, showing me your work, and asking me to hit the undo on the whole "let's accelerate your project management success" experiment.

If you said yes to even just a few of these, then I can’t wait to meet you inside the Project Management Success Accelerator™!

Because confidence doesn't come from waiting.

Payment Monthly

2 Monthly Payments of

$310

ENROLL + PAY MONTHLY

OR

Payment Upfront

A Single Payment of

$597

PAY IN FULL + SAVE

Need Help Convincing Your Manager?

I've created a Project Management Success Acceleratorâ„¢ Program benefits and business case briefing document with everything your manager needs to know to make the decision to sponsor your program fee AND professional development. Just click the button below to download the PDF, print, and walk it to their desk.

What Clients Are Saying:

“Kelly’s approach to project management training takes something that can often be nebulous or hard to grasp, and makes it deeply engaging, fun and, above all, actionable.  Kelly is exceptional at making abstract concepts come to life through case-based examples that are directly applicable to your organization’s goals and activities. I left Kelly’s training feeling empowered and confident in applying a project management lens to my work to drive efficiency and greater impact.”

Erica B., Nonprofit Director, Seattle, WA
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