Norm Prevost is a core team facilitator for Leadership Strategies and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with the Project Management Institute (PMI). Highly experienced in various types of decision-making, problem-solving and team-building sessions, Norm has facilitated a number of strategic planning efforts for various not-for-profit organizations. Additionally, Norm teaches project managers in the art of facilitation and project management. He is also a Certified Process Master by Hammer and Company.
Norm is dedicated to helping companies and individuals grow their expertise in group facilitation best practices as well as project, program and portfolio management. He is currently the Past-President of the Southern New England Chapter of the PMI (SNEC-PMI), a volunteer organization serving members throughout Connecticut and Western Massachusetts.
Norm has a master’s certificate in Project Management with George Washington University. He is a 2008 graduate from PMI’s Master Leadership class. Today, Norm develops Program Management Offices (PMOs) for companies as well as building out their project, program and portfolio management processes and standards. Norm was one of the co-authors for PMI’s guidebook, Implementing Organizational Project Management: A Practice Guide.
Norm is an accomplished instructor and speaker at PMI chapters throughout the United States and corporations. Norm has over 20 years of experience working in project/portfolio management in the utility, financial and manufacturing industries.
Norm has a solid track record in creating project plans and business proposals, developing project management processes, and implementing and communicating a facilitation methodology with senior management, vendors, user groups and technology/business professionals.
- PMP Certified Professional
- Superior skills in management of project teams, including presentation of PMO’s capabilities and recommendation of strategies for best execution
- Recruitment, management and development of staff
- Finely-honed skills in promoting standardization of project and program management processes in order to ensure compliance with developed standards/methodologies.
- Excellent project planning, resource allocation, quality assurance, problem management, business needs analysis and conflict resolution skills
- Proven project budgeting, cost containment and change management skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Superior leadership skills with the ability to create dynamic work environments
- Proven ability to increase profitability and stimulate growth by leveraging organizational synergies and process reengineering methodologies