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People who participate in our classes describe them as “engaging”, “informative”, and even “game-changing”. Whether in-person or on-line, our participants can tell that they are the center of the training experience. Our learners find that we make the complex simple and easy to apply. And, if you’re looking to customize training for your team, we can assemble any of our 200+ modules in a way that works for you!

A little more technical insight:

  • Your Clear Next Step curriculum developers and trainers base their materials on experience, research, and best practices.
  • Courseware is developed by experts in the field and reviewed by curriculum design experts.
  • All classes include a blend of instructor-led instruction, individual, and small-group application.
  • We follow a consistent pattern of learning: Tell me → Show me → Let me try → Now apply!
  • All courses include stated learning objectives and instructional and application activities to reinforce the learning objectives, plus opportunities to assess the level to which the objectives have been met.
  • Courseware is designed to qualify for continuing education credits for a variety of professional associations and programs, including the Project Management Institute (PMI), and the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA).

“Working with Sinikka has been energizing. I have particularly appreciated her ability to keep our participants engaged and focused.”

“The audience always leaves (class) with at least one new idea that can be implemented immediately…The smaller group classes have been very effective in helping us increase our skills and knowledge.”


“Participants in the [Project Management] class not only learned a lot, but enjoyed the time they spent in the class.”


“Thank you for Problem Solving template…We have been actively using it and we have seen participation increase. [It’s] nice when such a simple thing can make such a great difference.”


“Prior to this class, I said “Projects…yuck!” I am now actually looking forward to my next project!”
Project Management Tools & Techniques Participant

“Much of what I learned can be used even if I’m not involved in a project right now!”
Project Management Tools & Techniques Participant