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ProThoughts: One Stop Solution for Project Management

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For several years now, Project mismanagement has produced myriad of challenges triggering expensive rumpus and high risks of business failure. Misalignment between projects and business objectives has wreaked havoc in determining growth and ROI. As business objectives continue to evolve and change, project management is gradually getting into a tight spot. At its worst, this misalignment undermines resource management and capacity, thus affecting the organization’s as well its customer’s growth. Today, many professionals and organizations are still waking up to the fact that the right way of doing a project can create a difference if not a huge difference. These organizations fail to keep their project portfolio under control owing to poor resource management and inefficiency in identifying assets spending. Addressing the challenges of Project management, ProThoughts, headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra has successfully positioned itself as a complete one-stop shop for any project management requirement, be it Professional Certifications (Training), Project Management Software or Advisory Services under one roof. Observing the huge impact of Project Management in organization’s and customer’s growth, Ashish Sadekar, Director at ProThoughts says, “We believe that project management is at strategic inflection point and there is an urgent need to redefine the way organizations manage their projects”.
Not limiting itself to just IT, ProThoughts addresses the rising concerns of project managers and organizations across several sectors such as Pharma, Telecom, BFSI and Government and enable them to succeed with their projects. Right from defining what is success for the project to executing it in collaboration with the customer, the company has focused its energies provide ‘LEARN-Professional Certifications, ‘ENABLE’-Project Management Software and ‘APPLY’- Advisory Services. The company is accredited to PMI and offers project certification trainings such as PMP SUCCESS (TM) Preparatory workshop and PfMP (Portfolio Management)&PgMP(Program Management) bootcamps. “Our flagship course of PMP certification is Rita Mulcahy, which is acclaimed to be the best in the world. We are the exclusive distributors for them in Western India”, adds Ashish. Being an offshore consulting partner of Project Insight’s project and portfolio software for India, ProThoughts looks after its operations in Asia and Middle East region. Furthermore, ProThoughts have plans of partnering with the leaders in entry level and high end markets too in the coming months and cover the entire spectrum of project management software. Project Management has become a subject where it is extremely easy to suggest and advise the companies facing downturns, however, the practicability to implement best approaches is very cumbersome, as the environment, organization culture and different stakeholder equations may or may not permit to onboard different practices. Tailored to industry best practices, ProThoughts not only advises its prospects but also executes the projects for them. While understanding the requirements and challenges of its customers, the company embraces a ‘consultative’ approach to sell and implement its project management softwares. “We follow the mantra of “Succeed with your projects and our expertise in project & portfolio space helps to build the trust and connect which enables to provide a solution than just sell a software package”, adds Ashish.
ProThoughts is leading the way in enabling companies to create business value with better project deliveries. The company believes that innovation in Project and Portfolio management is just on the edge and the immense potential in this space are yet to be recognized across all the geographies. With the help of its seasoned Instructors and in-house experts who have significant years of experience of working in top global companies and learning institutes, the company has put together its profound project management expertise and strategic PPM solutions to create a difference in the project & portfolio space.
Ensuring Project Management success
ProThoughts is providing solutions to help organizations succeed in project management. The various programs designed by ProThoughts is to inculcate the discipline of doing the right things and insightful action to provide pathbreaking results. The company’s various tool based learnings are being customized to the needs of the organization, to enable them to respond effectively to challenges of the job. In addition, the uniquely designed game based interactive nature of its sessions encourages active participation and retention of project management concepts.