New program offering – Effective Project Management

Here’s the info on John’s newest program, now being offered at The Currie Training Center!


An increasing amount of work performed in today’s economy is becoming dependent on projects – both for external customers and inside our own companies. Whichever type of project you may be involved with, this course will be of high value, providing participants with:

  • A basic framework for more effective management of projects. The framework is based upon the standards of the Project Management Institute (PMI).
  • Related project management skillsets
  • A useful variety of project management tools and templates

The approach is scalable to be useful with managing various-sized projects. It is also widely applicable to different types of projects.


This is a 15-hour course, delivered in the classroom over two consecutive days. Following a basic overview, each element of the project management model is covered using a 3-step learning cycle:

  1. The what and why/relevance of each topic
  2. A relevant example of how it is used in practice
  3. An opportunity to apply the element to a relevant project from your own practice

A participant manual and worksheets will be provided.


John VanDeusen has two decades of experience and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). He was a lead consultant on the implementation of a robust Project Delivery process for CH2M Hill Companies, a top-tier civil engineering company (now merged w Jacobs). He then served as Project Delivery Practice Director at CH2M Hill. In this role, John provided training and consultation for major customer companies in the nuclear complex, construction management, and gas & oil industries.  Since 2001, John has continued to teach Project Management with a diverse mix of corporate and public sector client organizations.

Who should attend

  • Individuals who currently manage projects and are interested in refining your practice
  • Employees who have a high potential for becoming project managers
  • Others, whose work is highly interdependent with that of project managers, including core members of project teams, sales and customer relationship partners, functional leads, etc.
  • Executives with an interest in fostering more effective, professional project delivery practices in your company

Registration is available on our Schedule of Events page!