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The combination of different delivery methods and a strong focus on project management, agile and business agility, crisis planning and response, and several other management topics, allowing us to support and equip you and your organization to get the job done.

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PMRank® Workshop Online

Now you can attend the globally recognized workshop on project prioritization at your own pace. The PMRank Online is available at our online school!






Mastering Negotiations

Learn the key competitive and collaborative negotiation techniques internationally used by successful negotiators.



Accelerated Planning Using Quick Wins®

During his career, Ricardo developed a method aiming to recover initiatives and projects that seems to be out of control quickly. The Quick Wins® allows you to mobilize a strong task force to put your project back on track in a record time. 


Delivering Successful Projects

One of Ricardo Vargas's most recognized courses, where he shares the impact of good management to deliver impactful projects. In the course, he shares the concepts around predictive and agile methods, principles, knowledge areas and performance domains. 



Leading Complex Programs and Mega Projects

This course will allow organizations to establish the required processes and governance to lead and implement complex programs and megaprojects in an increasingly volatile and unpredictable environment.






Set Up an Agile PMO

Learn what a PMO is, the differences between the Agile PMO and other types of PMO, and how to implement an Agile PMO in your Organization.





Enterprise Risk Management

Understand why threats and opportunities are part of all projects and that the risks structured perception improves projects’ outcomes.




Leading Disruptive Change

Learn to lead disruptive change and understand the human and organizational factors that drive and block the ability to change.



Testimonials

“Ricardo Viana Vargas is a brilliant author, advocate, and pioneer in project economics. He was the first Latin American to be elected Chairman of the Project Management Institute.”

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“...e. He leads many global and strategic initiatives, such as to Brightline Initiative between The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Project Management Institute Mr. Vargas is well known and was recognized internationally for his contributions in the field of project management as he is the recipient of the PMI Distinguished Contribution Award (DIST) and PMI Product of the Year Award in 2005, Brazilian Project Management Personality of the Decade. Microsoft rewarded Vargas for Most Valuable Professional for his work with the Microsoft Project. He participated in the Global Project Management Forum (GPMF), one of the largest events in the world of project management organized by PMI KSA. His contributions were phenomenal in terms of reach and impact on the prestigious audience. Mr. Vargas spares no effort to support the profession of project management and its professionals while he volunteers his valuable time to elevate the knowledge and share it with all. Despite his wealth of knowledge and celebrity status in the field, he remains humble, supportive, and willing always to help in efforts to build a better future I value Mr. Vargas as a friend, colleague and I’m truly inspired by the impact he made throughout his career ”

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Saudi Aramco - PMI Saudi Arabia

“Top qualities: Expert, On Time, High Integrity Ricardo is a great professional who is very good at dealing with people. An innate communicator, he achieves high standard results with his influential capacity and vast knowledge of various subjects. It’s truly inspiring to work by his side due to his peculiar way of doing business. He is always up to date and determined in his pursuit to obtain knowledge.”

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Corporate Strategic Direction Manager
MRS Logística

“When I think of Ricardo, I think “Wow”. How can one man accomplish so much? I have had the pleasure to know him since 2002, beginning with him sharing his passion and expertise for project management to ESI clients. Since then, I have watched him go on to grow and launch successful businesses, author books, create new products and services – the list of accomplishments is endless and continues to grow.”

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“... Anyone who has the opportunity to work with him, should. Ricardo Vargas is an amazing individual.”

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Sales Vice President - Global Business Development
StrategyEx (ESI International)

“Ricardo Vargas is one of the best MBA professors at FGV. His classes, in addition to providing the students with a very rich experience, they fascinate everyone. Very few people do that. And Ricardo, with his professional expertise and academic excellence, raises the FGV's MBAs in Project Management to another level. It's great to have you on the team, my friend.”

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Academic Coordinator
Fundação Getúlio Vargas

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Corporate Portfolio

In a world marked by volatility, one of the key competencies of organizations is the ability to turn ideas into results that matter.

Download Ricardo Vargas | Macrosolutions corporate folder in PDF. The file contains all of our products and services and can be printed or shared within your organization.

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