What is Project Management?

The term "Project Management" indicates different things to different people. At Roeder Consulting, project management is the holistic set of technical, business, and interpersonal skills required to effectively get work done. Project work, as opposed to operational work, is temporary in nature and is typically constrained by a set timeline, budget or scope. Most project management firms focus on the technical aspects of project management: software programs, processes, documentation, and so on. At Roeder Consulting, rather than concentrating solely on the technical side of strategy management, we emphasize understanding and working with people. We have served as pioneers to the industry as it develops a balanced approach to project management and organizational change - this requires a number of considerations including business acumen, change-specific interpersonal skills, and technical processes and templates. We call this approach “A Sixth Sense for Project Management®,” and our methodology is changing the way the world thinks about effective project management.

Who We Are

Roeder Consulting was founded on the principle of driving positive change through helping organizations prioritize and manage strategic projects. We are a full-service strategic change management and project management consulting and training firm located in Cleveland, Ohio. With clients ranging from Fortune 500 clients to mid-size companies, Roeder Consulting provides effective solutions for managing organizational change. Since our founding in 2001, we have helped clients with their important change initiatives, resulting in increased revenues, efficiencies and/or profitability. Our successful track record speaks for itself. We’ve taken some of the specific tools and skills that we use in strategy implementation consulting and adapted, refined and packaged them as training offerings for other change agents, most often for professional project managers. We have a regionally diverse network of experienced consultants, speaker-trainers, and marketing associates.

Who We Work With

Roeder Consulting works with firms ranging from globally established corporations to ambitious mid-sized business. Our project and program management capabilities are applicable to most businesses from heavy industrial equipment manufacturing to specialty retail. The wide range of companies that come to us for project management consulting find that our Sixth Sense training, which presents people skills as a form of organizational analysis, is applicable to and effective for all change agents and change leaders, regardless of experience level. We enjoy strong relationships with many Project Management Institute (PMI) chapters in North America, and often deliver training to project managers via these partners. We are not only experts in teaching skills to project managers, but also leaders in taking our understanding of how people communicate, learn, adapt, change and succeed and apply it in project settings. There’s a science to project success.