Prosperity Ecosystems

 

Convene Community. Create Opportunity.
Execute Well. Measure. Communicate. Repeat.

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About

Focused Management Solutions, (FMS) was acquired by Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG). With the new addition, PCG gains new and innovative approaches and programs to help prepare and place workers in emerging-economy positions through both entrepreneurship training and “intrapreneurship” initiatives that train corporate and institutional employees for new opportunities in areas with income growth.

About Public Consulting Group
Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) is a leading public sector management consulting and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG has over 2,000 professionals in more than 50 offices around the US, in Canada and in Europe. PCG’s Human Services practice helps state, county, and municipal human services agencies to achieve their performance goals in order to better serve populations in need. PCG’s Human Services’ seasoned professionals offer proven solutions to help agencies design programs, services, and systems; increase program revenue; cut costs; and improve regulatory compliance with state and federal regulations. To learn more, visit http://www.publicconsultinggroup.com/human-services.

Create Opportunity. Execute Well. Measure. Communicate. Repeat.

Business Intelligence – Create Opportunity

Business Intelligence – Create Opportunity

Strategic Doing – Execute Well

Strategic Doing – Execute Well

Data, Metrics, and Analysis – Measure

Data, Metrics, and Analysis – Measure

Accreditation and Award – Communicate

Accreditation and Award – Communicate

Independent Workers (short term, task based, autonomous) currently make up almost 30% of the American workforce*.

Many project that to grow significantly by 2025. The workspace itself is evolving with new workspace technologies, greater business outsourcing and more flexibility. Workers, now more than ever, need new training, tech tools, financial and business literacy to help them succeed in the new 21st Century labor market.

*McKinsey Global Institute, INDEPENDENT WORK: CHOICE, NECESSITY, AND THE GIG ECONOMY, October 2016, page 4; MGI survey found 27% of total working age population in U.S. are alternative work arrangements.

Alternative Work Arrangements are Trending Up

From a recent study on the nature of work “all of the net employment growth in the U.S. economy from 2005 to 2015 appears to have occurred in alternative work arrangements”**

Alternative work arrangements are defined as temporary help agency workers, on-call workers, contract workers, and independent contractors or freelancers.

**Katz, L. F., & Krueger, A. B. (2016, April 25).  In The Rise and Nature of Alternative Work Arrangements in the United States, 1995-2015. Page 7

Customers, Programs and Products that work.

Entrepreneurship & Intrapreneurship Training

Entrepreneurship training programs are now proven to improve employment rates and increase wages, also teaching supporting alternative work arrangements and portfolios of income.

Two of the programs designed by FMS returned 10 to 1 and 14 to 1 annually respectively for the next 20 years, according to a recent economic impact report. These programs funded by (one time) $17 million in grants have resulted in a total of $108 million in annual economic return over these two decades. Federal, state and local taxes earned/returned each year from these programs more than paid for the entire 5 year grants that funded these programs.

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StartupQuest Bootcamp

StartupQuest Bootcamp

CareerSource North Central Florida

CareerSource North Central Florida

Startup Quest

Startup Quest

OwnForce

OwnForce

HBOTT

HBOTT

STEM Ready

STEM Ready

Tech Quest

Tech Quest

Opportunity Quest

Opportunity Quest

Additional Services

Aging & Disability Services

Aging & Disability Services

Workforce & Economic Development

Workforce & Economic Development

Public Assistance

Public Assistance

Children and Youth

Children and Youth

Early Childhood

Early Childhood

Contact FMS

Innovative Systems

FMS designs and support community prosperity ecosystems through workforce development, entrepreneurship and startup growth, apprenticeships, paid internships, On-the-Job-Training, financial literacy, micro-enterprise, social network literacy, education, training, business development and business process outsourcing.

Online Training Services

Online Training Services

Vocational Assessment Consultation

Vocational Assessment Consultation

Process and Procedure Development

Process and Procedure Development

Platform as a Service Development and Management

Platform as a Service Development and Management

Grants Development and Management

Grants Development and Management

Database Development and Management

Database Development and Management

Product Research and Development

Product Research and Development

Our Team

Leadership

Frank Avery – Program Manager, Executive Director CareerSource North Central Florida

Frank Avery – Program Manager, Executive Director CareerSource North Central Florida

Meredith Montgomery – Chief of Staff, Workforce Services

Meredith Montgomery – Chief of Staff, Workforce Services

Angela Pate – Business Development Manager

Angela Pate – Business Development Manager

Candace Phinney – Executive Vice President

Candace Phinney – Executive Vice President

Steven Lipsky – Chief Operating Officer

Steven Lipsky – Chief Operating Officer

Sales

Makaya McKnight – Finance Manager

Makaya McKnight – Finance Manager

Sean McCoy, Ph.D

Sean McCoy, Ph.D

Workforce Development Experts

Michelle Zieziula – Senior Consultant

Michelle Zieziula – Senior Consultant

Tom Kavanaugh – Senior Consultant

Tom Kavanaugh – Senior Consultant

Community Partners

Jim Lilkendey

Jim Lilkendey

Bryan DaFrota

Bryan DaFrota

Contact Us

Focused Management Solutions, 2153 SE Hawthorne Rd # 201, Gainesville, FL 32641

(352) 872-5901


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