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We're continuously tracking the latest business trends and monitoring employee attitudes to ensure our content is relevant, practical and useful. The changing needs of our customers drive the planning and development of each and every Visser Group seminar.
Marsha Visser has been working with project and earned value management tools for over 30 years. She has successfully implemented Deltek Cobra, developed EVMS processes, validation processes along with developing and delivering training to government agencies and their contractors in the United States, Canada, Europe and China.
Working with small to fortune 500 companies, Marsha has valuable experience across many industries, including but not limited to: Banking, Manufacturing, Retail, IT, DOE, DOD, Army, Navy, Air Force, Telecommunications, Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Health & Wellness and Construction.
With past experience as Controller, Marsha has worked with every level of management and staffing.
Marsha has earned her certification in Project Management and has served on various boards in the community along with volunteering.
As an organization business grows, so will the need for education. Visser Group blended learning solutions will help to leverage organizations investments and realize optimum employee utilization and business performance. An Earned Value Management System (EVMS) are complex to implement and to meet IBR can be time sensitive. Visser Group makes getting up to speed quickly on the Deltek Earned Value Management tools easily.
Deltek Cobra, wInsight and Open Plan are sophisticated tools with a vast array of capabilities. Visser Group develops training to teach everything needed to develop and maintain a sophisticated Earned Value Management System.
The success of any EV initiative, be it for best practice or government ANSI/EIA 748 certification, depends upon the thorough understanding of earned value principals by the individuals involved. Strong knowledge in EVM is a critical, but commonly underestimated factor in achieving success or certification for your Earned Value Management System (EVMS). For certification, your project team must be able to demonstrate complete and detailed knowledge in the subject of earned value. Marsha is a veteran practitioner who has helped organizations reach their best practice or certification goals. Individuals attending the two or three day training will benefit from experiences and lessons that can only be learned from seasoned instructors who have a lifetime of hands-on practice in the field. To be the best, you must learn from the best.
Choose from a variety of flexible delivery options, including onsite or public instructor-led training (ILT), virtual ILT, web conferencing, self-paced eLearning or side-by-side (one-on-one) ILT training.
Dr. Betty Fisher
Betty Fisher is a Principal of Visser Group, a technical training and development firm. As one of the co-founders of Visser Group, Betty Fisher is involved in all aspects of company operations. As a leader, instructional designer, strategic facilitator, trainer and author, Betty has worked with more than 700 business leaders, executives, and boards of directors from a diverse set of multinational companies including Honeywell, Oracle, NASA and Lockheed Martin.
Visser Group training focus on Earned Value Management and Project Management. Earned Value Management is an essential Program Manager and Technical Lead tool for supporting proactive decision making. Earned value management is fully embraced by the DoD Acquisition Community as an inherent part of the acquisition program management value chain and provides Program Managers accurate and timely insight into cost, schedule and performance of DoD weapons systems and services programs. Earned value management is now used on programs world-wide. Primary users include the United States, Europe, England, Canada, Australia, China, and Japan. It is a requirement of many U.S. Government agencies, including the Department of Defense (DoD), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the Department of Energy (DOE), the Intelligence Community, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Department of Transportation (DOT), Health and Human Services (HHS), and others. Visser Group focus is to achieve mission-critical results by identifying root cause setbacks, leveraging strengths, expanding self-awareness, and improving leadership skills. Once a contractor's EVM System is designed and implemented on a project, there are significant benefits to the contractor and to the customer. Contractor benefits include increased visibility and control to quickly and proactively respond to issues which makes it easier to meet project schedule, cost, and technical objectives. Customer benefits include confidence in the contractor's ability to manage the project, identify problems early, and provide objective, rather than subjective, contract cost and schedule status.
Dr. Fisher is knowledgeable of earned value management processes and proficient with Earned Value Management tools. As a facilitator, Betty utilizes her experience in organizational development, strategic planning, and leadership training. As an instructional designer, Betty pioneered and co-created several concepts and tools that helped reinvent leaders, teams and organizations. These concepts and tools include "Success to Significance Leadership," "The Five Levels of Leadership Assessment," "Earn Value Management Scheduling Techniques" and "Oracle Primavera Version 6 Application." As a technical trainer, Dr. Fisher deliver Control Account Managers (CAM) training, a formal processes training that introduces client companies to earned value management principals - including project scheduling, how to interpret the data and best practices in project management – criterion to help them better manage their projects. Training also include analyzing cost and schedule variances and preparing and analyzing monthly cost and schedule impact reports. Earned Value Management tools includes Deltek Cobra – cost analysis software and Oracle Primavera version 6 scheduling software.
Betty holds a Bachelor in Computer Engineering from the University of Central Florida, a Master's degree from the University of Phoenix and a PhD in Organizational Development from the University of Phoenix.
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WEBINARS AND TELECONFERENCES: Live Webinar or Teleconference training brings an exciting new dimension to on-site training. Organizations appreciate the flexibility that a technology-based training option brings: Live, instructor-led training from the comfort and convenience of a participant's office or conference room.