What We Have Done and With Whom
Geokinetics selected Katherine for two reasons:
1. Her capability to deliver training with practical experience in the business world.
2. Katherine’s training offers tools which could be immediately applied and validated by examination.
Geokinetics acquires state-of-the-art 2D, 3D and 4D, land, shallow water OBS (ocean bottom systems) and transition zone seismic data worldwide. Geokinetics is one of the largest independent, international land and shallow water geophysical service companies offering a broad range of specialized geophysical solutions to the petroleum and mining industries, worldwide. Geokinetics’ presence spans the globe with offices in 29 major countries, and employing over 60 nationalities. Geokinetics is an industry leader with a capacity of over 30 acquisition crews, 200,000 channels, 5 data processing centers around the world and 6,167 square miles of multi-client data. Their clients include independent, international, and national oil companies.
Emerson Automation Solutions
Emerson Automation Solutions selected Katherine for several reasons two of which are:
1. The success rate by examination from her training.
2. Katherine’s training offers an energized, engaging consistent experience.
3. Developed and delivered a business and technical writing session focused on clear, concise, convincing communication
Emerson is where technology and engineering come together to create solutions for the benefit of our customers, driven without compromise for a world in action. Globally, Automation Solutions from Emerson transforms manufacturing process and control operations. Emerson Automation Solutions is a leader in helping process and discrete manufacturers automate and optimize production processes through our best-in-class technologies and industry expertise. They have the most complete automation portfolio in the industry with the depth of services to back it up.
Inter-American Development Bank
Katherine Nixon was chosen to help the internal audit team of Inter-American Development Bank to develop project management skills and certification. Inter-American Development Bank works to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. Through financial and technical support for countries working to reduce poverty and inequality, they help improve health and education, and advance infrastructure. Their aim is to achieve development in a sustainable, climate-friendly way. With a history dating back to 1959, today they are the leading source of development financing for Latin America and the Caribbean, providing loans, grants, and technical assistance; and conducting extensive research while maintaining a strong commitment to achieving measurable results and the highest standards of increased integrity, transparency, and accountability.
The Bank´s current focus areas include three development challenges – social inclusion and inequality, productivity and innovation, and economic integration – and three cross-cutting issues – gender equality and diversity, climate change and environmental sustainability; and institutional capacity and the rule of law.
Community Resource Credit Union
Katherine was engaged to develop company-wide managers to understand the basics of project management and to apply it strategically within its organization.
In 1935, a group of visionary Humble Oil employees in Baytown, Texas, joined together to form a credit union; a not-for-profit financial cooperative. Their vision was to create a financial institution dedicated to the mission of people-helping-people with low-cost, valued financial services.
Katherine Nixon was engaged to develop their project managers and prepare for certification allowing KSJ to compete effectively for government contracting and to deliver more effectively a broad range of consulting services designed to optimize our clients’ IT capital planning and investment portfolio results. Their services include, but are not limited to IT management, technical support and consulting services which includes strategic planning, feasibility/bench-marking studies, business process analysis, business case/analysis of alternatives, cost and schedule modeling (to include function point analysis to estimate the size/scope of software development efforts), life cycle cost/benefit analysis, project/procurement planning, RFP development, vendor proposal evaluation, risk management, budget formulation/execution management, earned value management, monitoring project/system life-cycle activities (development, implementation, and operations/support), and post implementation reviews to evaluate project effectiveness. They provide a full spectrum of services to provide the highest quality and most cost effective solutions to satisfy organizational and operational requirements.
Founded in 1996, KSJ is a privately held professional consulting firm that specializes in providing information technology (IT) management, technical support, and consulting services to the Department of Defense, Federal and State Agencies. KSJ is headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia and currently has a local office in San Antonio, Texas.
Katherine developed and delivered a program helping their entire personnel focus on skill knowledge and techniques addressing competencies of project management, leadership skills, including but not limited to, conflict management, communication, and interpersonal skills.
ImaginAb is an immune and oncology imaging company developing a pipeline of novel products that give physicians unprecedented insights into the patient’s health—enabling better patient selection and treatment monitoring for immuno-oncology therapies and other drugs. Harnessing the specificity of monoclonal antibodies, ImaginAb engineers small, highly targeted proteins known as minibodies that image important molecular targets using standard Positron Emission Tomography (PET). Their imaging tools help physicians answer important clinical questions, improving the path of care and ultimately helping patients live longer, healthier lives.
Project Management Training
Providing high-impact, high-energy professional training in everything from project management to leadership development.
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Project Management Services
Providing high-quality project management consulting, specializing in mergers and acquisitions and software integration.