ATLANTA, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Illinois Manufacturing Extension Center (IMEC) recently announced through its website that it will be partnering with PMAlliance for the production of a project management webinar series. Registration will be managed through the IMEC website for the inaugural event "Shifting the Worry Curve" on May 30th, 2012.
"One way manufacturers can contain costs and improve efficiency is by completing projects on-time and on budget," said Amy Fitzgerald, Marketing Manager for IMEC. "PMAlliance provides the processes and tools to enable even the smallest of manufacturers to make measurable improvements in execution, from lean implementations to larger capital projects."
PMAlliance, a Stone Mountain, Georgia-based company, has a long history of helping companies in the manufacturing sector to implement successful project management planning and control processes using the Duration-Driven Planning Methodology. This project management process combines training and consulting services designed to bring projects in on-time, within budget and to specification.
"PMAlliance is very excited to partner with IMEC to showcase the benefits of a rigorous planning and control approach to smaller manufacturing organizations throughout the State of Illinois," said Troy McKnight, a Partner at PMAlliance. "We believe the partnership with IMEC will provide a much needed channel for the Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers of larger manufacturing companies with world-class project management training and consulting support that they have been unable to afford."
About PMAlliance, Inc.
Atlanta-based PMAlliance, Inc. is an international project management consulting company that helps Fortune 1000 companies improve the execution of their mission-critical projects. In addition, we help them achieve a competitive advantage by transitioning project management into a core competency within their organizations. We provide a flexible combination of services including a PMI- certified project management training curriculum, best-in-class project management consulting services, end-to-end project office development, and proprietary project management software add-in tools. Find us on our website at: http://www.pm-alliance.com
About the Illinois Manufacturing Extension Center (IMEC)
IMEC is one of 59 non-profit centers nationwide that receive federal funding from the U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology – Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NIST-MEP) program to assist small and mid-sized manufacturers. Since 1996, IMEC has helped more than 2,500 Illinois manufacturing companies to achieve more than $1.5 billion in validated improvements in productivity, sales and cost savings.
SOURCE PMAlliance, Inc.