Data • Knowledge • Wisdom

Our clients understand the accumulation of facts is data. The ability to comprehend information is knowledge. The skill to apply knowledge to achieve optimum solutions or recombine to innovate and create something new is wisdom.

COMMON QUESTIONS

There are several triggers that signal the consideration that an outside consultant may be of benefit to the strategic goals of a company.

Often, the same leadership becomes rooted in the ways it does things, even when being innovative, the competition still out-paces them.

A Few signs that a consultant can be a benefit:
  • Projects take longer than estimated
  • Project cost more than budgeted
  • Resources aren't available when scheduled
  • implementing new processes and methodologies are laborious
  • implementing changes in policies, procedures and culture fail
  • There is high turnover
  • The company gets sued a lot
  • Sales have been slipping, despite efforts
  • The company is suffering a negative PR Brand crisis
  • the company has issues with ethics, integrity, transparency and honor
  • Employee engagement scores are consistently down or below 97%
  • Leadership lacks managerial courage
  • There is agency conflict between corporate goals and management behavior
  • Managers are not as effect as leadership needs
  • Leadership needs to exhibit more effective leadership
  • The company is not achieving goals and other key performance indicators
  • The company wants to be more competitive, innovative, diverse, responsible and sustainable

Sometimes, a company can become an expert and highly efficient in what it does, which can weigh it down and stagnate progress and evolution, also

When what a company is doing is not achieving the results it expects, an outside perspective can see things that may be overlooked by the same source(s) that initiated the situation.

Consultants have the benefit of seeing, knowing and experiencing what dozens of companies do with an industry. Often, a company can only know what it does well. This can stifle creativity, growth and expansion.
There are several triggers that signal the consideration that an outside consultant may be of benefit to the strategic goals of a company.

Often, the same leadership becomes rooted in the ways they do things. Even when being innovative, the competition still out-paces them.

A consultant can provide the following:
  • Unbiased outside set of eyes/Different perspective
  • Innovate and update
  • Management gap-fill during a search, buyout, department consolidation or phase out
  • Expertise in skills not contained in-house
  • Facilitation in planning and execution
  • Periodic services that don’t warrant a full-time department or staff
  • Quick start on skills the company needs now to remain competitive
  • Practical knowledge and experience on new directions/markets in which the company is currently not a part
  • Enhance and improve managerial skills, internal processes, development methodologies and more
  • When being good is no longer good enough
There are several triggers that signal the consideration that an outside consultant may be of benefit to the strategic goals of a company.

Often, the same leadership becomes rooted in the ways they do things. Even when being innovative, the competition still out-paces them.

A consultant can provide the following:
  • Unbiased outside set of eyes/Different perspective
  • Innovate and update
  • Management gap-fill during a search, buyout, department consolidation or phase out
  • Expertise in skills not contained in-house
  • Facilitation in planning and execution
  • Periodic services that don’t warrant a full-time department or staff
  • Quick start on skills the company needs now to remain competitive
  • Practical knowledge and experience on new directions/markets in which the company is currently not a part
  • Enhance and improve managerial skills, internal processes, development methodologies and more
  • When being good is no longer good enough

We match your goals and objectives with an expert in that field.

Many of our consultants have Masters and PhDs with years of experience in the industries of government, military, banking, automotive, finance, manufacturing, science, engineering, service, hospitality, food and beverages and others.

We take the long view. Therefore, you are not just a project. We partner with you in achieving your goals. Your success is our success.

Success looks different, depending on the size and scope of the project. However, in general, a project is a short undertaking with a defined start and end date for the purpose of developing a unique product or service.

A project is successful when it completes the scope of a project within predefined time, budget, quality and resources.

A benefit of bringing in an outside consultant is the new perspective, effeciencies and increases in other benefits from previous baseline key performance indicators.

Success looks different, depending on the size and scope of the project. However, in general, a project is a short undertaking with a defined start and end date for the purpose of developing a unique product or service.

A project is successful when it completes the scope of a project within predefined time, budget, quality and resources.

A benefit of bringing in an outside consultant is the new perspective, effeciencies and increases in other benefits from previous baseline key performance indicators.

We match your goals and objectives with an expert in that field.

Many of our consultants have Masters and PhDs with years of experience in the industries of government, military, banking, automotive, finance, manufacturing, science, engineering, service, hospitality, food and beverages and others.

We take the long view. Therefore, you are not just a project. We partner with you in achieving your goals. Your success is our success.

Program Design Solutions handles our clients’ proprietary information and customer data with the strictest of confidentiality.

Through our non-disclosure agreement (NDA) and non-compete clause, we will never use client information without expressed permission from our clients.

We only use this information to the extent of executing the client’s project with us.
Each project takes the time it needs to fulfil its scope. As a result, every project duration is different.

Therefore, the time to complete a project depends on the complexity of scope, number of deliverables, availability of resources, project-relevant access, quality and depth of the client's project-needs analysis, developmental maturity of client's existing processes and methodolgies, skillset levels of the client's team, regulatory, contractual, legal or industry requirements and any other constraints that would impact the project.

INFORMATION ARCHIVE

It is important to understand the past, to be successful in the future. Data is useless without wisdom. Vision determines current and future decisions.

When leaders understand the importance of business intelligence, empowerment, organizational synergy, risk, change and relationship management, we have the power and resources to keep innovating and ahead of the competition.

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Time Value of Money
 

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TVM has an impact on planning, organizing, leading and controlling decisions.

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What Does It Take To Be A Top Company?

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For companies striving to be industry leaders, they must have a dedication to excellence.

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Social Strategic Planning

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Strategy affects more than the forward focus of the business. Shape the company brand, have a social impact and determine patronage.

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Organizational Leadership

July 24th

Align goals. Champion ethics. Support transparency. Foster diversity. Celebrate achievement. Promote competency. Reward success.

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Internal Brand Management

Apr. 12th

Align strategy and brand. Clarify company identity. Understand internal and external perceptions. Embrace image. Control the conversation.

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Innovation: Key to the Future

Aug. 10th

Stagnation can hinder growth. Business must move with and anticipate its market, ethically.

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Surviving Rapid Changes

Sept. 1st

In order to survive, following the pack is no longer an option. A culture that embraces change is able to innovate and thrive.

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Financial Institutions

June 12th

Understand the purpose of domestic and foreign exhanges and market influencers to control company finances better.

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Avoiding Toxic Bosses

Mar. 17th

Leaders that provoke descension errode morale, productivity and company profits. Avoid them at all cost.

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Why Credit is Important

May 8th

A company’s business credit is its perceived ability to make good on its obligations. Manage credit. Control finances. Increase profits.

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Ethics Behavior and Social Responsibility

Feb. 7th

A company is no better than its leadership and what its leadership practices and allows.

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The Communication Process

Aug. 24th

Everything has a starting point. A plan without a voice is an idea. Communication isn't about the speaker. It's about the audience.

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Communicating Value

Aug. 31st

Organizations move quicker as higher numbers of contributors propel the system forward. Communication were people are.

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Effective Communication

Sept. 1st

Without accurate data, leaders speak and make decisions based on non-existent, erroneous data, wasting money, time & resources.

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Knowledge is the Light That
Cuts the Darkness of Failure
We Make Futures Brighter