Four MPS Consultants Graduate from the EMS Program

By Maggie Harney 

MPS is proud to celebrate four graduates of our Execution Management Services (EMS) program—Katerina Triantos, Melissa Farzin, Shani Nyandemoh and Rizwan Oskoui—with the upcoming addition of Ben Eden and Felicity Keeley.

Since the program’s inception in August 2020, the EMS program has sought to enhance the professional development of the MPS team by…

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Everyday Project Planning: A Note-Card Size Guide for Success

By Felicity Noël Keeley, PMP

This article is written for early career professionals in disciplines other than project management, as well as new, beginner, or intermediate practitioners of project management. Advanced practitioners in any discipline can benefit from reading with a beginner’s mindset. Read time: 5 minutes

According to the Project Management Body of Knowledge 6th edition, “The project management plan defines how the…

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Another MPS Consultant Certified in Change Management

Congratulations to consultant Katerina Triantos, who is now a certified Change Management Practitioner. Katerina was initially drawn to Change Management due to a fascination with the psychology of organizations, their departments and staff; understanding where they’re coming from – the current state of their work-processes and life – and crafting how to help them get to their future, desired state.

With technology playing an…

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“Part 3: A Reflection on My EMS Experience” by Rizwan Oskoui

Hello again, dear readers! This is the end of the series and, as many literary journeys go, this one is going to end on a slightly sentimental note. I’ve been part of Executive Management Service (EMS) Cohort #1 since September 2020; it’s only fitting that I wrap up this experience with a reflection on my personal trek. Grab your caffeine source of choice, a biscuit, and a chair.

For starters, I really just applied to the program on a…

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“Part 2: Ode to Maslow” by Rizwan Oskoui

Welcome back, dear readers! Have I sold you on the value of professional mindfulness yet? (See Part 1: Translating Soft Skills in the Time of Covid.) If you’re not quite there, you’re in luck. I’ve got another installment.

You may need a bit of background for this one, so let’s get down to basics. Every business class I’ve ever taken has referred to Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs as a core concept, a way of understanding what drives…

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Execution Management Services: An Educational Journey

 “The act of turning conversation into something visual, so everyone can understand a client space, is a little bit like magic. The final product is truly beautiful to behold.”

“Shani’s Change Management course helped open up a whole world for me!”

These are the reactions of MPS consultants to their experience in the first cohort of our Execution Management Services (EMS) program. Of the group who started the program in August…

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