Phoenix Creative Planning Centers Foundation
Phoenix Creative Planning Centers Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 82181
Phoenix, AZ 85071
Executive Summary #4, C-Level Leadership Training: Visual Planning and Communication Techniques
Client: Construction Management Firm, Contractor, and Luxury Home Builder
Sanctioner: VP Finance/CPA/new MBA/ Second Generation to Founder
Leader/Director: Phoenix CPC Consultant
Team: Phoenix CPC Consultants on Special Projects
Problem: “Exposing an Officer to Visual Planning and Communication Techniques” as rapidly as possible in order to take leadership of the company.
Approach: Training the VP Finance in Planning Center Methods (PCM) Master Program of seven courses (StoryBoarding Concepts, Facilitation, Project Management, War Rooms, Charting & Graphics, Charrettes, and Applications). Involvement in public speaking and teaching “StoryBoarding for MBAs.” Exposure to StoryBoarding enhancements, such as MS PowerPoint networks, meeting capture, Tablet PCs, and Process Mapping. Hands-on work on a Corporate Board, including governance.
Results: Three-year accomplishment of becoming leader of the company.
Variations of exposure of an officer to visual planning and communication techniques:
1. Training of the founder of a Fortune 500 company and bringing in top StoryBoarders from around the U.S. to help in a crash course. Results: Use of the visual environments, processes, and tools in company/ subsidiary development, and in State and city initiatives.
2. Seven-week crash course in PCM Master Program for GM & Assistant.
3. Training of Phoenix CPC Consultants in StoryBoarding at Annual Conferences.
4. Training senior management team in PCM Master Program in one-day.