Funded in 2005, PM4DEV was created to provide expert project management consulting and training services based on a methodology customized to the challenges of development projects. Our objective is to serve the needs of the global development community by providing the tools and processes to plan, implement, and monitor projects in a more consistent, reliable, and predictable manner.
Our methodology is based on a project management cycle that incorporates all the processes, tools, and practices to effectively manage projects of all sizes. A project management methodology can help development organizations meet their strategic goals by standardizing processes, reducing risks, and avoiding duplication of efforts that will ultimately increase the impact of their interventions.
We believe organizations that systematically apply project management methodologies can ensure donor, organizational, and beneficiary resources are used in the most efficient and effective manner, and that will increase their chances of meeting the needs of their beneficiaries. We are the first project management consulting company dedicated exclusively to development and relief organizations. Our consultants have years of experience in the largest development organizations in the world and have a rich background of skills and professional certifications. Our methodology is unique in the development field and is backed by more than 15 years of international experience.
Mission and Vision
PM4DEV's mission is to provide our clients with the best resources, tools, methods, and processes available. As a valued partner, we will perform at the highest level on every assignment to ensure successful outcomes that meet or exceed our clients’ expectations. We will assist our clients, to the best of our ability, in implementing and effectively using project management methodologies in all development projects.
Our vision is for relief and development organizations to adopt and value project management as a key competence of their work and that they attribute the use of project management methodologies as a key success factor to reduce poverty and increase the social well being of the communities they serve worldwide. Our Project Management Methodology helps development organizations meet their strategic goals by standardizing processes, reducing risks, and avoiding duplication of efforts.
Our expertise draws from years of experience working with development organizations around the world, from grassroots community-based organizations and individual beneficiaries to multilateral organizations and large foundations.
Our professional consultants, trainers, and moderators have extensive international experience in project management. They can provide you with the best methodologies to increase the skills of project managers and develop the best solutions to meet your challenges.
Our clients operate in every region around the world, and they come to us for fresh approaches to the issues that matter the most to them. Through a rigorous analysis of each client's individual situation, we develop customized solutions that meet the organization's specific needs.
We help development organization make distinctive, lasting, and substantial improvements to the performance of their projects. We tackle their most difficult issues and challenges.
Our clients range from development organizations that face constant challenges in delivering their projects to project managers who have been assigned the responsibility of managing a project within a certain time frame, budget, and scope.
- For development organizations, our methodology delivers the benefits of a structured process to select the right projects.
- For project managers, we provide the guidance and methodology to build the range of skills appropriate for effective project management.
Increasing your Impact
We are compelled to utilize our expertise to work with humanitarian organizations that impact local communities and the world at large. The effective use of a project management methodology ensures a cost effective use of limited resources such as people and funds.
A project management methodology can help development organizations meet their strategic goals by standardizing processes, reducing risks, and avoiding duplication of efforts. The ultimate outcome is an increase in the impact of their interventions.
Organizations that systematically apply modern project management methodologies can ensure that donor, organizational, and beneficiary resources are used in the most efficient and effective manner, and that will increase their chances of meeting the needs of their beneficiaries.
Benefits of a Project Management Methodology
Project management is a discipline that can help development organizations meet their strategies by:
- Standardizing processes and best practices for managing projects.
- Reducing risks and increasing the chance for success on all phases of a project.
- Avoiding duplication of efforts and sub utilization of resources.
- Increasing the impact of its interventions and its beneficiary satisfaction.
An organization that systematically employs project management methodologies ensures available resources are used in the most efficient and effective manner, which increases the chances that the needs of the beneficiaries will be met.
A modern project management methodology helps organizations select and focus on the right projects with the most impact and it ensures projects are correctly performed from the start.
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