Start earning your Certified Process Consultant credential through the PCT 101 course. This concentrated, 6-week cohort is scheduled for October 23, 2020 - December 4, 2020, each session taking place from 9:00-11:30am Central Time. Members receive a $200.00 discount on their registration - if you aren't a Society member yet, join today!
Are you currently a consultant looking to grow your practice, or new to the field and want to start a consulting practice?
Do you prefer to help clients transform through a meaningful process and humble inquiry instead of a set product?
Are you interested in furthering your professional development as a consultant?
If your answer to any one of those questions is "yes," then PCT 101 is for you!
PCT 101 Course Description
PCT 101 is the first course of its kind that combines the tenets of process consulting as a vocation with the practical lessons of starting and/or building a consulting business. The course is a student-centered, inquiry-based cooperative learning experience with a group of peers, facilitated by Mark L. Vincent, CEO of Design Group International, and the Society’s founder and Chairman.
At the end of the course, each participant will be equipped to earn the Certified Process Consultant™ credential based on their knowledge of process consulting and development of a viable business plan.
Session 1 – October 23rd, Understanding the Iterative Process
Sessions 2 and 3 – October 28th, Understanding the Consultative Pipeline, Pricing and Negotiating a Consulting Agreement
Sessions 4-6 – October 30th, Building Your Network for Long-term Success, Maintaining Brand Standards, Discovering Your Personal Brand
Sessions 7 and 8 – November 6th, Using Social Media as a Business Builder, Filling Your Pipeline
Sessions 9 and 10 – November 20th, Working Under a Specific Consulting Platform, Discovering the Consultative Ecosystem
Sessions 11 and 12 – December 4th, Ensuring Authenticity, Continuous Learning, Continuous Improvement, Planning Your Next Six Months
Each participant will actively engage through discovery, reading, reflection, group discussion, personal assignments and mentoring. Coursework is managed through the Society Membership portal with conference calls and video conferencing hosted by the course facilitator. Two individual mentoring sessions with the facilitator are also included, via phone or video conferencing.
About the Facilitator
Mark L. Vincent,PhD, is the creator and facilitator of PCT 101. Mark founded the process consulting firm Design Group International in 2001 with his wife Lorie. Design Group International has grown into a process consulting Community of Practice with a global clientele. As the Design Group International Founder, Mark gathers teams of CEOs and business owners for peer-based advising, process design and chaplaincy where large and complex organizational change scenarios are found. He also fosters leadership within the Design Group International Community of Practice. The Fall 2020 cohort will be Mark’s 19th group to participate in PCT 101.
Read Mark's full bio here. We look forward to seeing you in PCT 101!
Questions about the Society? Email admin@societyforprocessconsulting or call 1-877-771-3330 ext. 2.