Rice Consulting has teamed with Wind Ridge International Consulting to offer the following courses live, online.
These are all short daily online events, spread over a week. Five sessions, 1.5 hours each.
To learn more about a class, just click on the title or the "More Info" link. To see the specific dates and times, prices, and to register, click on the "Register" link below each description above.
Building a High Performance Team
key role of all successful managers is the building and leading a high
performance team (HPT) that provides business value to the
organization. The HPT plays a central role in any software
organization. Therefore, they need to have a unique combination of
well-developed technical, communication, leadership, and people skills
in order to be successful. This class focuses on the unique challenges
the software organizations faces in building, leading, and retaining a
HPT. More Info...
Establishing the Software Quality Organization
class describes the activities required to establish a successful
software quality organization (SQO). The SQO is comprised of three
distinct quality functions, quality assurance, quality control
(testing), and configuration management, that work in harmony and
complement each other. More Info...
Fundamentals of Process Improvement
are two ways to make process improvement changes: random or planned.
You can’t start making improvements until you know your exact current
state and determine where you want to go. This class takes the students
through a step-by-step proven process for making planned improvements. More Info...
Introduction to Configuration Management
class introduces the attendees to the basics of CM as well as a
practical process for establishing and maintaining a CM program that
meets the corporate goals and information needs. More Info...
The instructor for these classes is Thomas Staab. Tom is a frequent advisor to numerous companies and government agencies on
the topic of technology management, business/technology interface,
resource and process optimization, project management, working with the
multi-generational/ multi-cultural workforce, successful outsourcing,
and maximizing business value and ROI.
Tom specializes in improving processes, managing projects, and maximizing
results with the goal of enabling senior management, business and
technology leaders to form a cohesive unit and become even more
successful corporate and government leaders.
He quickly gains the full
and active support from senior leaders down to the front line managers.
His mission is to increased business value and produce significant
return-on-investment (ROI) for clients.