planning corp.
5361 Malaspina Place
North Vancouver
B.C.V7R 4L9
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ISPangle.com or iSPANGLE.com.

ISP consulting and training helps you deliver projects faster

ISP information systems planning corp. offers coaching, consulting and training in the following areas

ISP ensures project success through proven methods and tools. We apply the best practices of leading organizations and continuously improve our methods. Training introduces these strategies to an organization. Coaching speeds their adoption. Brainstorming stimulates thinking and unlocks people’s creativity throughout all project phases and activities.

Plan to succeed with project management. Planning reduces future uncertainty. Plans communicate a vision of how to meet objectives. During planning, the project manager thinks through the sequence of work packages to produce the results to help clients reach objectives.

ISP customizes Microsoft Project to build Project Management Information Systems (PMIS) for clients to help them complete projects successfully. ISP provides project planning, project management training, information systems design, facilitation and consulting plus powerful tools that make a difference since 1979.

ISP provides an online consulting, training and support service. Learn Microsoft Project from your workstation at your own pace. Get expert assistance to overcome your planning challenges.

About Brian Mullen, M.Sc., president of I.S.P. information systems planning corp.

Concurrent documentation supports communication and helps decisions stick. The ISP project management course materials now include a thousand pages of course material.

ISP offers a wide variety of in-house training courses to clients. The most popular are Project Management and Microsoft Project. You can see a detailed agenda for each course by clicking on the course name in the table below:

About ISP Services
  • Strategic Planning
  • Rescue Projects in Trouble
  • Cost Benefit Analysis
  • Team Building and Facilitation
  • Automate repeated functions with Visual Basic Programming
  • Brian Mullen resume
  • ISP news
  • Business Process

    All processes can be improved. 

    Deploy Project Management
    in an organization
    Deploying project management with Microsoft Project
  • Assessing management reporting requirements.
  • Creating templates to speed plan creation.
  • Training
  • Coaching project managers to prepare their first plans.
  • Developing change control procedures and tracking.
  • Deploying Microsoft Project Server and Project Web Access.
    • Centralize project information in a central database.
    • Defining management reporting.
    • Creating RBS codes
    • Importing resource definitions.
    • Defining timesheet procedures.
    • Importing existing projects.
    Expedite team processes with turbo brainstorming
    • Facilitating brainstorming sessions
    • Build trust and respect
    • Defining client objectives
    • Scope definition
    • Risk analysis
    • Generate more creative solutions
    • Open communications channels with executive reviews
    Fast tracking projects with high-performance teams.
    • Developing and deploying methods, standards and guidelines
    • Using team planning sessions to involve team members in the planning process.
    • Skill assessment.
    Project Management
  • Initiating Projects properly - Laying the foundations for success
  • Cost benefits analysis
  • Managing requirements definition
  • Managing design processes
  • Expedite team processes with Turbo brainstorming
  • Build project team commitment with Team planning sessions
  • Microsoft Project training and coaching for project managers.
  • Creating project plans.
  • Assigning resources to tasks.
  • Analyzing resource workload.
  • Tracking project progress. and reporting project progress.
  • Coaching project managers when planning first plans in Microsoft Project.
  • Build project management information systems to manage resource assignments and projects
    • Analyzing resource workload across multiple projects.
    • Defining custom tables and views for reporting.
    • Capturing work effort with times using Project Server.
    • Customizing Microsoft Project.
    • Defining management reporting.
    • Creating custom tables, views and fields
    Facilitating Strategic Planning sessions.
    • Front end planning to use valuable executive time effectively.
    • Brainstorming sessions to capture ideas and action.
    • Action plans to achieve results.
    • Documenting the session.
    Other resources
    Planning and managing projects.
  • Initiating projects.
  • Feasibility studies.
  • Clarifying client objectives.
  • Presenting business cases
  • Project Management
    with Microsoft Project

    six day Award of Achievement course offered by the University of BC three times per year.

  • Project roles and responsibilities
  • Prepare Proposal
  • Initiate projects
  • Plan projects
  • Estimate effort and cost
  • Managing Resources
  • Build high-performance teams
  • Manage project execution
  • Communicate Progress
  • Recruiting project teams.
    • Creating exciting job descriptions to attract talented employees
    • Accelerate recruitment cycles.
    Rescue projects in trouble.
    • Assessing project health.
    • Developing a rescue strategy.
    • Implementing the rescue strategy.

    Click here List of Recommended books on Project Management, Team Building, Estimating, Software Development methodologies, requirements definition, and Microsoft Project.


    planning corp.
    5361 Malaspina Place
    North Vancouver
    B.C.V7R 4L9

    Copyright Sept. 11, 2010 Brian Mullen, I.S.P. information systems planning corp.
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    Last updated: Dec. 3, 2015