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Training Services

CMS Inc. has been providing educational services to small and large scale clients for over 20 years through our training arm, Pathway Associates ( We use a blend of online and traditional workshop training solutions to meet the individual needs of our clients. From “Best in Class” training related to Project Control Services, to soft skills training in online or workshop format, we are a one-stop shop to increase personal and corporate effectiveness.

Project Management Training

Pathway Associates has developed comprehensive, introductory and advanced courses that offer a solid understanding of project management techniques. During these courses you will gain practical experience in proven project management methods, and be introduced to a wide range of flexible tools that can be implemented immediately within your organization. These courses were specifically designed to be relevant to “everyday work environments” through the introduction of case studies and discussions that shows the practical use of the concepts within.

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Project Planning & Scheduling Training

Having the correct scheduling tools is one thing, but arming your planners with “Best in Class” project scheduling practices enables your planners to accurately establish costs, and calculate resource requirements.

Through our hands-on tutorials, Pathway Associates will guide your staff through every aspect of the project and project portfolio scheduling process; from software implementation to deployment and even the introduction to time tested project scheduling “best practices for success”.

Best practices for success

Project Cost Engineering

Based on AACE International’s “Skills & Knowledge of Cost Engineering 5th Edition” and Pathway Associates actual Cost Engineering experience, we have developed a complete cost engineering course covering cost estimating, cost control, cost management and other cost engineering subjects.

This course uses practical real-life scenarios to illustrate the Cost Engineering concepts within and teaches your staff “Best in Class” practices that Pathway Associates has been utilising used for over 30 years.

Management & Soft Skills Training

Our Everything DiSC® tools are designed to help you understand yourself AND other people too. Our solutions help you build more effective working relationships based on an understanding of different behavioral styles.

Everything DiSC® Management is classroom training that uses online pre-work, engaging facilitation with contemporary video, and online follow-up to create a personalized learning experience.

Participants learn how to read the styles of the people they manage. The result is managers who adapt their styles to manage more effectively.

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