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    The Versatile Company

    A Reputation for Practical Project Management.

    Our training embodies the practices and principles described by Versatile’s founder and President, Eric Verzuh, in his bestselling book, The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management, which is now in its sixth edition. Practical advice, step-by-step instructions, and the opportunity to put the theory to work with real projects makes every class engaging and valuable.

    Hands-On Project Management Curriculum
    • Every class is designed with hands-on learning, so your teams and leaders learn faster and can apply the learning immediately after class.
    • Our courses address a wide audience including executives, project managers, and the non-project managers that lead your small and medium-sized internal projects.
    • Hybrid training solutions combine self-paced eLearning, live virtual classrooms, and live classroom instruction.

    A Reputation for Practical Project Management.

    Our training embodies the practices and principles described by Versatile’s founder and President, Eric Verzuh, in his bestselling book, The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management, which is now in its sixth edition. Practical advice, step-by-step instructions, and the opportunity to put the theory to work with real projects makes every class engaging and valuable.

    Hands-On Project Management Curriculum

    • Every class is designed with hands-on learning, so your teams and leaders learn faster and can apply the learning immediately after class.
    • Our courses address a wide audience including executives, project managers, and the non-project managers that lead your small and medium-sized internal projects.
    • Hybrid training solutions combine self-paced eLearning, live virtual classrooms, and live classroom instruction.
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    Training Courses

    GET CERTIFIED!

    You choose the best way to prepare for the PMP certification exam. We offer both an access-anytime online course or a hybrid course combining live instruction (in-person or virtual) and eLearning.

    Project management training can have an immediate impact on your team’s performance when it incorporates the best adult learning techniques. Our courses are simply among the best available.

    LEARN FROM THE BEST

    Our Microsoft certified product experts have set the standard for Microsoft Project Training. Our courseware has been selected by Microsoft for their learning partners around the world.

    Versatile’s President

    Eric Verzuh

    Eric Versuh, PMP

    Eric Verzuh, Versatile’s President and founder, is recognized around the world as an authority on practical project leadership.

    Eric founded Versatile in 1990. The Versatile team provides effective training courses which allow clients to select and deliver the right projects faster and with better results.

    Verzuh is the bestselling author of The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management. Originally published in 1999, the book is currently in its sixth edition. This book is the first choice of practicing professionals and students around the world. It’s been translated into Chinese, Russian, and Portuguese.

    Eric’s trademark style is his practical approach that makes project management easy to understand and apply — whether you work in aerospace, software, IT, or public education.

    Powerful Results

    We work across the United States and serve public agencies, Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, and non-profits.

    We’ve delivered powerful results at many fine companies including:

    Project Management Tips

    The Art and Science of Project Management: Every Project Manager is a Leader

     

    People rarely attend project management training to hone their leadership skills. But that doesn’t mean they become a better leader from the lessons they learn in our classroom. 

    Marco Velarde proposes three big characteristics that all great project managers share. Read his article on MPUG. 

    Leadership is a big topic. Project managers definitely need the “soft” skills, such as communication and collaborative problem solving. In Versatile’s project management training we ask how being able to calculate a critical path makes you a better leader. 

    “It gives me credibility.” 

    “Team members understand urgency.” 

    “I can communicate the impact of scope changes to the schedule.” 

    “My team sees the big picture.”