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Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, OPM Experts, LLC is a management consulting firm operating in the niche of strategy implementation agility. When executives want help growing their own organization's ability to translate strategies into projects and to deliver those projects successfully, there is a reason why they call us. We are experts in the system of Organizational Project Management (OPM), which is the science and art of choosing the right projects to achieve your organization's corporate and business goals combined with the science and art of delivering those projects successfully. In fact, the founder of OPM Experts LLC, Frank John Schlichter III, was the first person to coin the term "Organizational Project Management," which has since been adopted by the Project Management Institute and other standards developers, as well as universities and companies throughout the world. Organizational Project Management (OPM) is the implementation of an organization’s strategies through projects.

John Schlichter has contributed greatly to the Project Management Institute.
— Greg Balestrero, Chief Executive Officer, PMI

Organizations had been delivering projects aligned to their strategies since the dawn of civilization. But the system for doing so through temporary endeavors that produce unique results (that is, the integration of portfolio, program, and project management) had not been defined. By leading a team of 800+ people for a period of years and surveying 30,000 people, John saw OPM become a global standard that is how companies throughout the world implement projects valued in the aggregate in billions (if not trillions) of dollars. The unremarkable act of naming a thing can spark the collective elaboration of knowledge and wisdom in artifacts that obtain the prevailing doxa, habiti, and discipline of a field, as has been the case with OPM.

In John Schlichter’s role as leader of the OPM3 program, he has immeasurably contributed to the growth of the project management profession.
— Rebecca (Becky) Winston, J.D., Chair of the Board of Directors, PMI

OPM Experts’ consultants are experts in the model for making the system of OPM capable within your own organization: the Organizational Project Management Maturity Model (OPM3). OPM Experts’ consultants were the original architects of that model and have vastly improved upon it over the past fifteen years. They have led OPM assessments of multi-billion dollar operations larger and more complex than any other known OPM engagements. Whether you wish to improve the enduring line organizations that comprise your enterprise or the temporary "project" organizations that deliver unique results to advance your company's strategic intent, you can rely on OPM Experts, LLC to help you identify and make those improvements.

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Our Partners

OPM Experts, LLC has partnerships with the following entities:

• Agiliko - headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, is an IT consulting firm specializing in data analytics, strategic IT and advisory services.

• Amontis - headquartered in Heidelberg, Germany, is a consulting firm specializing in organizaitonal change.

• CSRA International - headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia, provides information technology services to U.S. government clients in national security, civil government, and health care and public health.

• EBR Inc. - Evidence Based Research, headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, is a consulting firm specializing in command and control agility, modeling, and the assessment of complex endeavors.

• Ejada Systems - headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, is a leading IT services & solutions provider in the Middle East & North Africa.

• Tetra Tech - headquartered in Pasadena, California, provides consulting, engineering, program management, and construction management services that address fundamental needs for water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, and energy.

• WorleyParsons - headquartered in Sydney, Australia, is a professional services company working across the hydrocarbons, power, infrastructure, minerals, metals and chemicals sectors.