Voluminant Awarded U.S. State Department Project Management Training Contract

October 25, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Politics News
ARLINGTON, VA (October 25, 2007) — Voluminant, an Arlington, Virginia-based company that helps organizations improve performance through strategy, technology and business process consulting, and by designing custom interactive training programs, has been awarded a contract to redesign, develop and deliver a project management-focused training program for the U.S. Department of State.

The work will be delivered through the Foreign Service Institute (FSI), the State Department’s cutting-edge foreign affairs training center located in Arlington, Virginia. The task order contract consists of one base year and four option years.

“The Voluminant team has enjoyed it immensely working with the GSO instructors and leaders at the FSI on our warehousing management training program over the past two years,” said Christopher Stammer, CEO of Voluminant. “Managing the construction and build-out of embassies around the world is tantamount to control costs and prevent schedule overruns.”

“This is a fantastic opportunity for the Voluminant team to preach sound project management principles using a practical strategic, operational and behavioral approach to empower U.S. government personnel to eliminate unnecessary costs.”

The contract includes all services to redesign and deliver a goal-oriented training course – from assessing current program strengths to ongoing evaluation for continuing improvement.

“I have heard nothing but exceptional things about the incumbent contracting team… I think ‘Project Management Guress’ was the term that was used,” said Stammer. “Our team will build on their success and take the creative training approach for which Voluminant is known.”

Voluminant has extensive experience designing and developing profitability improvement focused interactive training programs for a host of leading clients including FoodPRO, U.S. Foodservice, Linens of the Week, the Clyde’s Restaurant Group and the U.S. Army.

About Voluminant
Voluminant helps companies leverage their resources to reduce operating costs and improve products, service or safety. Voluminant’s training practice is interactive multimedia driven, making use of virtual story-based learning experiences, gaming and simulations. For more information on Voluminant, please contact Christopher Stammer at (703) 395-0079 or via E-mail at info@voluminant.com.