Paradigm awarded internationally recognized ‘Accredited Consulting Organization’ designation - May 13, 2014

By Gurtej on 5/13/2014

Paradigm Consulting Group Inc. (PCGI) is pleased to announce they have been awarded the ‘Accredited Consulting Organization’ (ACO) designation which supports the indepth project management expertise that we are well known for. This new corporate recognition further raises our profile as we are the second organization in North America to have earned this prestigious accreditation. The first was our fellow SEB Partner; SOMOS!

This internationally recognized accreditation covers:   

  • PRINCE2®: Project Management
  • MSP®: Managing Successful Programmes (Programme Management)
  • MoP®: Management of Portfolios (Portfolio Management)
  • P3O®: Project, Programme, Portfolio Office (PMO)
  • M_o_R®: Management of Risk
  • P3M3®: Maturity Model Assessment
  • PPM®: Programme and Project Management Consulting

According to APMG, the international administrator of the ACO accreditation, “APMG Accredited Consulting Organizations (ACOs) are an elite group of organizations which have undergone our rigorous assessment to prove their consulting expertise. They have proven their knowledge, experience and communication skills. They have achieved high examination scores in the products they are working with, and they have passed product knowledge interviews conducted by independent subject experts. They have undergone surveillance and have submitted client references so that you can choose them with confidence.

Our worldwide network of ACOs offer superior standards of consulting services. They value the robust accreditation process they undergo with us, which in turn provides assurance to you, their clients, that their advice is valid and trustworthy. Our ACOs are working with the world’s leading organizations throughout the world.”

To maintain this certification, all ACO’s must adhere to strict quality standards regarding staff expertise, ongoing professional development, robust internal processes and strong, effective governance.

APMG also states that, “ACO’s and their Registered Consultants have exclusive rights to assess organizations against the Cabinet Office’s Portfolio, Programme and Project Management Maturity Model (P3M3) and the PRINCE2 Maturity Model using the APMG P3M3 Assessment tool. They can help your organization benchmark your programme, project and risk management processes, and provide the support you require in order to drive further improvement.”

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