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Most established organizations offer training to those employees holding bottom-level and mid-level positions. Few organizations, however, offer training to their most senior-level employees. This article discusses why organizations should develop training programs for senior-level employees, noting that the changes which training encourages only occur when these are established across all organizational levels. In doing so, it discusses a three-level strategy for developing training programs within project-oriented organizations. It also describes how an organization's culture can act as a barrier to implementing training programs related to project management. It then overviews the customized training options that are now available for executives through ILX Group (London, UK) as well as those programs available for all-non-executive employees through Parity (London, UK). It then profiles the in-house project management training program developed by Wipro Technologies, a program the Wipro calls the Project Management Academy.
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