Training

“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write,
but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” –Alvin Toffler

At EPCM-psp we believe in continuous improvement. We succeed or fail in a fast-paced, highly technological, ever-changing business world. To be truly effective in this extremely competitive environment, employees must have the ability to solve problems of increasing complexity. Such ability can have a profound effect on a company’s overall morale, productivity and effectiveness. For these reasons employees require training not only to develop new skills, but to hone their current skills as well. At EPCM-psp we offer training not only for our clients, but outside customers as well. Our trainers are a diverse group of professionally certified instructors as well as industry experts. We can also develop custom training depending on our client’s special requirements. Our training courses include:

epcm-psi-training1.jpgScheduling With Primavera
Accurate schedules are crucial for keeping large projects on track and for monitoring progress as the project moves forward. Oracle’s Primavera software is the premiere industry tool for planning & scheduling major projects. It is scalable and can fit any size project. It is adaptable for all levels of complexity. At EPCM-psp we specialize in scheduling using Primavera. We can teach your employees how to use this powerful tool to successfully manage all of your projects. We offer training classes in:

  • Primavera Fundamentals
  • Primavera Scheduling for Shutdowns, Turnarounds & Outages
  • Primavera Scheduling for Projects & Construction

Batch to Flow
When one worker’s productivity slows down the flow of another’s because the two processes are dependent your company has a “batched workflow” problem. At EPCM-psp we train your workforce in the cutting edge Lean technique, “Batch to flow”, which allows your company to get the most productivity out of group processes.

Crystal Reports
High-quality reporting is essential for delivering accurate data to clients at every level of an organization. Crystal Reports is a powerful, proven report designing application that is compatible with Oracle, SQL Server, Access, Excel, XML or SAP.

  • Level 1
    Your employees learn to create and format basic reports, filter and group reports, write formulas, format sections of your reports conditionally and create summary “drill down” reports.
  • Level 2
    Your employees learn formatting multiple sections, running totals, parameters, sub reports, crosstabs and alerts.

The Microsoft Office Suiteepcm-psi-training5.jpg
There are certain desktop programs that your workforce simply MUST be familiar with in order for your business to run smoothly. Sometimes employees can mistake a basic familiarity with these common programs as full comprehension while neglecting to understand essential time saving features of the program. We can help your employees take this cursory knowledge from an introductory level to an advanced level. We offer training classes in:

  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Power Point
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Project
  • Microsoft Visio

Understanding Basic Financial Metrics for the non-accountant
EPCM-psp can give your non-accountant employees an overview of some basic accounting techniques that are essential for running a business. When your workforce understands the math behind your business it is much easier to align their behavior with corporate goals.

Change Management Fundamentals As Applied to Project Management
Project management is the specialty of planning, organizing and controlling resources to achieve a specific goal by a specific deadline, within a specific budget and quality constraints.
Change management is a set of methods for motivating organizations to transition from a current state to a desired future state. In one week we present basic project management concepts as well as change management techniques for dealing with resistance, gaining support, reducing misunderstandings and increasing benefits.

Soft Skills Training
In addition to basic technical skill training “Soft Skills”, such as enhanced communication, advanced problem solving and effective team building, are now more important than ever. Enhanced Communication (especially interpersonal communication) is a vital skill that many companies overlook. Without understanding how your employees, customers or coworkers perceive things there are many times when information can be conveyed incorrectly or misunderstood. We train your workforce to become more effective by using proven techniques that increase the clarity, level and speed of communication within your company.

We also offer 3 supplemental classes:
•    Dynamic Teams
•    Developing and Maintaining Strong Relationships
•    Coping With Stress

All classes include training manuals and usage of training laptop. All courses are scheduled from 8:30AM - 4:00PM.Training at your location also available. To register or request more information and pricing please contact us at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Special pricing for group rates and/or multiple class registrations. Click here for CALENDAR.