Interactive webinars on managing a consulting firm / starting their own business.

The IEEE Ottawa Alliance of IEEE Consultants Network (AICN), the Joint Chapter of the Technical Management Council, Professional Communications Society, and Society on Social Implications of Technology are pleased to bring a series of interactive webinars on managing a consulting firm / starting their own business.

 

This is a set of 8 interactive modules presented weekly via a live webinar. The typical format is appx. 1-hour presentation followed by time for Q&A

These webinars are made available at no charge to IEEE members and non-members; please register using the links below.

The webinars start at 7:00PM EST; details on how to access will be provided during registration.

Note: Inclusion of these webinars does not in any way constitute an endorsement by the IEEE.

 

Presenter Bio

Kayne is the professional services director for a worldwide platform company. He regularly writes for PSVillage.com and the Washington Technology Industry Alliance about his experience managing a worldwide professional services organization after having spent 20+ years as a traveling information security consultant. If you have the calling to create and manage an exceptional professional services firm, he has created online training and holds monthly webinars based on best practices and first-hand experiences.

 

Modules

Module 1: About Managing Professional Services Firms

Module 2: The Quote to Cash Process

Module 3: Scheduling an Engagement

Module 4: The Statement of Work

Module 5: Estimates

Module 6: Portfolio Management

Module 7: Successful Personnel Management

Module 8: Key Performance Indicators

 

The 1st webinar in this series will take place on Wed 23rd March 2016

 

Module 1: About Managing Professional Services Firms

https://webinar.getresponse.com/BocKf/IEEE-Ottawa-Module-1

2016-03-23 04:00 PM PST

What you’ll learn

– The three types of Professional Services firm and the management at each

– The emphasis that clients and employees put on values and culture

– Using your influence, passion, and vision to lead the organization

– We will also have a live thirty-minute Q&A period after the presentation

The 2nd webinar in this series will take place on Tues 29th March 2016

 

Module 2: The Quote to Cash Process

https://webinar.getresponse.com/BocKf/IEEE-Ottawa-Module-2

2016-03-29 04:00 PM PST

What you’ll learn

– The Pipeline and all of the potential new opportunities for your firm

– The Backlog represents all of the opportunities that your firm can work on

– The Billings represent all of the work that can be billed

– We will also have a live thirty-minute Q&A period after the presentation

 

The 3rd webinar in this series will take place on Wed 6th April 2016

Module 3: Scheduling an Engagement

https://webinar.getresponse.com/BocKf/Scheduling-an-Engagement

2016-04-06 04:00 PM PST

What you’ll learn

– Executing and continuously improving your Standard Operating Procedure

– Working together with the client to schedule the engagement

– Assigning resources as part of scheduling the engagement

– We will also have a live thirty-minute Q&A period after the presentation

 

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