Course Offerings

MPS offers the PACE trainings to all employees and interns.  The classes are taught by certified/licensed experts once a week from 5:30pm-9pm. Dinner is provided to all participants.


Knowledge Domains

  • Problem Solving and Decision-Making Tools and Techniques
  • Meeting Management and Facilitation
  • Business Process Definition and Documentation
  • Introduction to Program Management: The Five Domains
  • Principles of Organizational Design: A Comparative Approach for Government Application
  • Understanding the Federal Budget Cycle
  • Introduction to Strategic Planning

Interpersonal Effectiveness

  • Understanding Behavior and Principles of Effective Communications
  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator: Understanding Type
  • Introduction to Dispute Resolution: Managing Workplace Conflict
  • Emotional Quotient Inventory: Enhancing Proficiency in Complex Work Environments

General Business Skills

  • Microsoft Office Basics
  • Business Case Design & Contract Pricing
  • Project Management Concepts for Consulting
  • Introduction to Software Development Life Cycle / Agile Development
  • Management Practice in a Complex Environment


For information about PACE trainings and current schedules, contact:

Patti McMullen, PREP Director