Training

Trainings & Courses

Education is the core of PBSRG’s function and is the key to utilizing the business concepts and models that we provide. If you’re new to what we do. Our training sessions are tailored to meet the specific needs of your organization. If you are interested in receiving in-person training for our Best Value Model, please contact us.

We also have an online course for professionals who are not able to come to our events or do an in-person training!

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  • The A certification is the 2nd highest comprehension level of certification a BV expert can achieve. It signifies a individual has shown competency in the application of the Best Value process and concepts in one or more...

  • The A+ BVA is the highest comprehension level of certification a BV expert can achieve. The A+ certification signifies an individual is capable of educating other professionals in the Best Value process and concepts. The...

  • The B certifications are the introductory level certifications a professional can achieve. It signifies a person has a basic understanding of the Best Value Approach but does not signify they are capable to correctly app...

Licensing of the BVA and Recognized Partnered Groups

Intellectual Property and Licensed Material

The Best Value Approach inclusive of the Information Measurement Theory, Performance Information Procurement System, Weekly Risk Report and Director’s Report was created by Dr. Dean Kashiwagi and his research group Performance Based studies Research Group (PBSRG). Through an agreement with Skysong Innovations, a unit of the Arizona State University knowledge Enterprise, the BVA has become licensed technology.

Approved and Partnered Certification Groups

As the BVA technology spreads and licensees grow, Dr. Dean has observed that there are many differing approaches and hybrid approaches which are labeled “Best Value”. Based on this need, Dr. Dean and PBSRG have created their own certification program to ensure proper implementation education and use of the Best Value Approach (see certification program: at https://pbsrg.com/courses/). There are multiple different groups which run certification programs in the Best Value Approach. The only certification groups which are affiliated and partnered with Dr. Dean Kashiwagi and PBSRG include:

 

1. Mars Inkoopadvies (http://www.mars-inkoopadvies.nl/)

2. Best Value United (https://buyersunited.nl/en/)

 

A list of certified individuals (inclusive of A+, A, B+ and B certifications) which are recognized in the certification program created by Dr. Dean Kashiwagi and PBSRG can be found at https://pbsrg.com/courses/.

Licensed Entities

There are multiple other active groups in Europe who are not affiliated or partnered with Dr. Dean and PBSRG but have since licensed the Best Value Approach technology to educate, train and utilize on projects. The license groups within Europe include:

 

1. Heijmans Infrastructuur

2. Scenter

3. Delft University of Technology [Expires February 25, 2021]

4. Nederlandse Vereniging voor Inkoopmanagement (NEVI)

5. RISNET

6. Mars Inkoopadvies

7. Best Value Europe

8. Best Value Experts Academy

9. Best Value United

 

*The licenses held by the above entities cannot be sub-licensed for any reason. Sub-licensing should be reported to ASU as grounds for immediate license termination.

Entities which are not licensed in the BVA technology through Skysong Innovations

Out of respect and fairness to those who have purchased the BVA licensed technology, Dr. Dean Kashiwagi and PBSRG would like to be clear on the entities which are not licensed through Skysong Innovations at Arizona State University. These entities include:

 

1. Best Value Group Netherlands

2. Deloitte Legal

3. InkoopTarget

4. RIF Norway

5. Van Hes Project Management

INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATION BOARD MEMBERS

Moham Algahtany

Faculty at Northern Border University.

Yasir Alhammadi

Faculty at Prince Sattam bin Adul Aziz University.

Saud Almutairi

Faculty at Qassim University

Windy Aphayrath

Assistant director for the State of Utah’s Purchasing.

Erik Brown

Area Manager at Green Planet 21.

Jacob Charries

Procurement officer at the Oklahoma District Attorneys Council.

Jeffrey Evenson

Superintendent of Parks at Maple Grove Parks.

Pascal Evertz

Owner of Buyers United, a network of procurement specialists.

Dhaval Gajjar

Assistant Professor at Clemson University.

Len Gambla

Senior Finance Advisor for Vinnell Arabia.

Jake Gunnoe

Co-founder of Leadership Society of Arizona (LSA).

Steve Hagar

Procurement administrator for Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.

Wayne Hampton

Regional V.P. of Sales at Insulated Roofing Contractors.

Donna Hoskins

Procurement specialist at Kamehameha Schools.

Kelly Ibara

Senior procurement manager at Kamehameha Schools.

Dean Kashiwagi

Creator of the Best Value Approach.

Isaac Kashiwagi

Project Manager for PBSRG.

Jacob Kashiwagi

Chairman of the Board for Leadership Society of Arizona.

Joseph Kashiwagi

Project manager and coordinator for PBSRG.

David Krassa

Project Engineer for the MWH Contractors.

Nguyen Le

Project Engineer for MWH Contractors.

Tom Leimer

Vice President/ General Manager of Knutson Construction.

Jolanda Lempers

Owner of Best Value Verkoop, vendor training.

Stephanie Lindner

Contracting Officer for FEMA.

 

Erik Mars

Owner of Mars Inkoopadvies, a consultant company.

Larry Pauling

Director of Facilities at Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Alfredo Rivera

Project manager at Leadership Society of Arizona.

Matt Thornley

Area Vice President at Staples.

Emeritus Members of the International Board

Bill Badger

Emeritus Professor at Arizona State University.

David Cotts

Past IFMA President (1987), Author of the FM Handbook (1992) and BV Practitioner.

Denise DiGruccio

Retired Corporate Accounts Manager at Neogard.

Ray Jensen

Retired Associate Vice President at Arizona State University.

Gordon Matsuoka

Retired Director of the State of Hawaii Dept. of Accounting.

Steve Miwa

Retired Special Assistant at the State of Hawaii Dept. of Accounting.

Mike Perkins

Retired Purchasing Manager at the State of Minnesota

Jim Pederson

Retired Procurement Agent at the Church of Jesus Christ.

John Riley

Retired Chief Procurement Officer at Arizona State University

Charlie Serikawa

Retired Practitioner from the University of Hawaii.

Thomas Shultz

Retired Director of Facilities at Intermediate District 287, Minnesota.

Mike Valerio

Retired Chief Engineer of the US Army Corps of Engineers.

A+ CERTIFIED INDIVIDUALS

 

The founder of the Best Value Approach [BVA] Prof. Dr. Dean Kashiwagi, has worked tirelessly with BV experts to ensure that they provide the best possible education and expertise to owners and vendors utilizing the approach and processes. There is a large difference between these A+ Certified Experts and all other best value practitioners.  These experts also have full access to Dr. Dean to assist in resolving problems when doing projects.  Dr. Dean highly recommends the use of all A+ certified experts. Listed alphabetically below are the A+ certified individuals.

 

Contact us and we provide you recent performance metrics of the listed A+ certified experts (or any individual), to ensure their documentation satisfies the level of expertise required by you.

First NameInfixFamily NameOrganizationCertification Date
ErikMarsMars Inkoopadvies2019
FrankSpaaijMindful Management2019
FredBonsItineris2019
GrietsjeVan derHeideAntea Group2019
JolandaLempersBest Value Verkoop2019
KeesRietmanAlrijne Zorggroep2019
PascalEvertzBuyers United2019

A CERTIFIED INDIVIDUALS

First NameInfixFamily NameOrganization
AnnekeVanAbeelenBest Value Trainer
AntoinetteBosHanzehogeschool
ArjanRoodhorstOceanco
ArjanvanVlietBelastingdienst
ArnoHiemckeQuint Wellington Redwood
BrianJohnson
Church of Jesus Christ
BrigitteBroekertWaterschap Vechtstromen
CarlitaVisMobilis
ChristianSchaapDe Haan & Martojo
CoosKosterCoos Koster Consultancy
DanielaVerheulDaniela Verheul Consultancy
DanielleWoutersIndependent Consultant
Dave FinlinsonChurch of Jesus Christ
DewivanDeurssenZilveren Kruis Achmea
DinekeOudijkProRail
DonnaHoskinsKamehameha Schools
EdwinZeemanRPR Projectmanagement
ElskeBosmaRoyal HaskoningDHV
ErwinZwartsInvitel
GardVanHulzenKragten BV
GertjanTerHeurneBest Value Consulting
GuidoKoremanSterk
GülÖrenRijkswaterstaat
HaikoBrinkersCanon
HansKatemanKPN
HarnoSchoelRDW
HenryHuisjesHanzehogeschool Groningen
IngridVanOersKPN
JanHuttenVan Hes Projectmanagement
JannieKoster-RobaardConsistender
JasperFlapperAntea Group
JelleWenselaarhet NIC
JeroenVan deRijtBest Value Group
JobLooijengaWaterschap Groot Salland
JohannesHiemstraBest Value Group
JohnJonkhoutHet NIC
JoopvanDurenZuyd Hogeschool
JulieHollingsheadChurch of Jesus Christ
KarelSormaniBAM
KeesRietmanCase4BestValue
KellyIbaraKamehameha Schools
KlaasdeHaanAntea Group
Klaas-PieterMajoorOrdina
LarsClaassenLclaassen@lacas.nl
LeonLaureyScenter
MaartenDeWildeProRail
MarcGilissenIHC Merwede
MarcelNiemeijerInkoopstrateeg
Marcovan derHeijden
MarcusVan derVenRoyal HaskoningDHV
MariskaViesterProRail
MarkTabaKamehameha Schools
MarleenKempaCore Consulting
MarlousVogelsInVia Advies
MartinevanGoolTauw
MatWijlaarsInkoopTarget
MikolajFiksinskiScenter
NatasjaLogemannMunicipality of De Marne
NielsVerlaanUnherd
OlafvanBinsbergenOVB advies
OscarKerkhovenRoyal HaskoningDHV
PeterMustertLelystad Airport
PeterDohmenZilveren Kruis Achmea
RahimaMejresSofimad
RolandVincentScenter
SanderGroebeMovares
SiccoSantemaScenter / TUDelft
SjoerdPosthumaScenter
SonjaRipperRabobank
SteveHagarOklahoma Housing Finance Agency
StevenBookelmannHeleco
StevenSimonisSPS Advies
SusanVanHesVan Hes Projectmanagement
TheoPeetersHHSK
ValentijnDeJongScenter
VictorVan derWalMetrics Management
WenckeHeijblokBest Value group
WiebeWitteveenBest Value group
WillekeWieringaLentis
WillemHermsenHanzehogeschool Groningen
Willemvan denBrinkCity of Amsterdam
WimDeVriesProvalue
WindyAphayrathState of Utah
WoutGroeneveldCanon
WouterSmitsRijkswaterstaat
YiAnYungHanzehogeschool Groningen

B+ certified individuals

Full NameCountryCertificationDateCertification Group
Ari SoilammiNorwayB+2/1/2020KSM Inc.
Brock EricksonUnited StatesB+2/1/2020KSM Inc.
Jack ColemanUnited StatesB+2/1/2020KSM Inc.
Timothy JungersUnited StatesB+2/1/2020KSM Inc.
Jennifer McCaullaUnited StatesB+2/1/2020KSM Inc.
Delbert FeenstraUnited StatesB+2/1/2020KSM Inc.
Wendy BlankertNetherlandsB+2/1/2020KSM Inc.
Bill SiomosCanadaB+2/1/2020KSM Inc.
Kris AndersonUnited StatesB+2/1/2020KSM Inc.
Matthew ThornleyUnited StatesB+2/1/2020KSM Inc.
Nick JewellUnited StatesB+2/1/2020KSM Inc.
James ButlerUnited StatesB+2/1/2020KSM Inc.
Marlene CooperUnited StatesB+2/1/2020KSM Inc.
Ike McWatersUnited StatesB+2/1/2020KSM Inc.
Jackson HarareUnited StatesB+2/1/2020KSM Inc.
Ross MickelsonUnited StatesB+2/1/2020KSM Inc.
Carolyn WilkesUnited StatesB+2/1/2020KSM Inc.
Jordan TeuscherUnited StatesB+2/1/2020KSM Inc.
Shawn HollandUnited StatesB+2/1/2020KSM Inc.
Jon WhickerUnited StatesB+2/1/2020KSM Inc.
Tanner SorensenUnited StatesB+2/1/2020KSM Inc.
Jenny DohertyUnited StatesB+2/1/2020KSM Inc.
Nikki SmithUnited StatesB+2/1/2020KSM Inc.
Tony HightUnited StatesB+2/1/2020KSM Inc.
Derek HansenUnited StatesB+2/1/2020KSM Inc.
Kerry JohnsonUnited StatesB+2/1/2020KSM Inc.
Jeb StuartUnited StatesB+2/1/2020KSM Inc.
Jared StafkeyUnited StatesB+2/1/2020KSM Inc.
Teresa HarveyUnited StatesB+2/1/2020KSM Inc.
Stijn TimmenNetherlandsB+11/15/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Jean Pierre van der WeerdNetherlandsB+11/15/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Frank HoltmaatNetherlandsB+11/15/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Tanju AksuNetherlandsB+11/15/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Paul HendriksNetherlandsB+11/15/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Rene BergerNetherlandsB+11/15/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Arne SchwartzNetherlandsB+11/15/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Julius WestendorpNetherlandsB+11/15/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Henk VrielingNetherlandsB+11/15/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Yassir Omar NejjarNetherlandsB+11/15/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Rob SaleminkNetherlandsB+11/15/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Bianca StuutNetherlandsB+11/15/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Lisette BerkienNetherlandsB+11/10/2019Best Value United
Astrid BosmanNetherlandsB+11/10/2019Best Value United
Ronno BroekhofNetherlandsB+11/10/2019Best Value United
Allard DolronNetherlandsB+11/10/2019Best Value United
Bart PluimersNetherlandsB+11/10/2019Best Value United
Ed ArmstrongUnited StatesB+9/26/2019PBSRG
Brandi SchroederUnited StatesB+9/26/2019PBSRG
Liz MentgenUnited StatesB+9/26/2019PBSRG
Shane PhillipsUnited StatesB+9/26/2019PBSRG
Stephanie CellersUnited StatesB+9/26/2019PBSRG
Tanya freemanUnited StatesB+9/26/2019PBSRG
Camber ThompsonUnited StatesB+9/26/2019PBSRG
Peter BijzetNetherlandsB+9/11/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Geert LambrechtsBelgiumB+9/11/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Max SaelensBelgiumB+9/11/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Filip CluytsBelgiumB+9/11/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Nicolas ReyntensBelgiumB+9/11/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Jankees BooneNetherlandsB+9/11/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Albert BraamNetherlandsB+9/11/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Mattias van SchelBelgiumB+9/11/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Gerben FrankenNetherlandsB+9/11/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Chris (v) BerkersNetherlandsB+9/11/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Kearstyn MurphyUnited StatesB+7/24/2019PBSRG
Adam AalgaardUnited StatesB+5/31/2019PBSRG
ANN CERNEYUnited StatesB+5/31/2019PBSRG
Christie RoachUnited StatesB+5/31/2019PBSRG
Eric ManahanUnited StatesB+5/31/2019PBSRG
Heather BoettcherUnited StatesB+5/31/2019PBSRG
Jamie AtkinsUnited StatesB+5/31/2019PBSRG
Lauren DealUnited StatesB+5/31/2019PBSRG
Laurie McGinleyUnited StatesB+5/31/2019PBSRG
Marie OzanneUnited StatesB+5/31/2019PBSRG
Alaina BundyUnited StatesB+5/30/2019PBSRG
Craig WestUnited StatesB+5/30/2019PBSRG
Greg GrunigUnited StatesB+5/30/2019PBSRG
James VoelkerUnited StatesB+5/30/2019PBSRG
Jason RauschUnited StatesB+5/30/2019PBSRG
Jeremy SchwartzUnited StatesB+5/30/2019PBSRG
Jim BensonUnited StatesB+5/30/2019PBSRG
Lisa TruaxUnited StatesB+5/30/2019PBSRG
Maureen KnightUnited StatesB+5/30/2019PBSRG
Melissa MattsonUnited StatesB+5/30/2019PBSRG
Nicholas TroutUnited StatesB+5/30/2019PBSRG
Frank SmitNetherlandsB+4/16/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Chris WellingNetherlandsB+4/16/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Joost EngelhartNetherlandsB+4/16/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Jenno KootstraNetherlandsB+4/16/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Nancy PoletNetherlandsB+4/16/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Jaap van VeenNetherlandsB+4/16/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Wouter SchreuderNetherlandsB+4/16/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Raoul WisseNetherlandsB+4/16/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Mark MelisNetherlandsB+4/16/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Alex MarsNetherlandsB+3/25/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Carin KelmendiNetherlandsB+3/25/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Fer BeentjesNetherlandsB+3/25/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Henk de VriesNetherlandsB+3/25/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Steven LuttikhuisNetherlandsB+3/25/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Theo HaverkampNetherlandsB+3/25/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Tjeerd LeistraNetherlandsB+3/25/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Tobias Van der HoevenNetherlandsB+3/25/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Heleen PierNetherlandsB+11/8/2018Best Value United
Alex van der VeenNetherlandsB+11/5/2018Mars Inkoopadvies
Diane de KoningNetherlandsB+11/5/2018Mars Inkoopadvies
Frits van HellNetherlandsB+11/5/2018Mars Inkoopadvies
Jack NasNetherlandsB+11/5/2018Mars Inkoopadvies
Jacolien Wentink-WerlerNetherlandsB+11/5/2018Mars Inkoopadvies
Chris RobinsonMinnesota, United StatesB+10/31/2018PBSRG
Anna Helena EidsvigNorwayB+9/25/2018Best Value Experts Academy
Elin J. AngelskårNorwayB+9/25/2018Best Value Experts Academy
Eva TømmervågNorwayB+9/25/2018Best Value Experts Academy
Hege HaugsnesNorwayB+9/25/2018Best Value Experts Academy
Marion EmilsenNorwayB+9/25/2018Best Value Experts Academy
Merethe BjørnstadNorwayB+9/25/2018Best Value Experts Academy
Paola VadaccaNorwayB+9/25/2018Best Value Experts Academy
Stein Håvard BjøruNorwayB+9/25/2018Best Value Experts Academy
Tedd ÅrnesNorwayB+9/25/2018Best Value Experts Academy
Torbjørn BergerNorwayB+9/25/2018Best Value Experts Academy
Wenche LunderNorwayB+9/25/2018Best Value Experts Academy
Corné van den DriesNetherlandsB+9/23/2018Best Value United
Jeroen de WitNetherlandsB+9/23/2018Best Value United
Mark MierasNetherlandsB+9/23/2018Best Value United
Patrick BakelaarNetherlandsB+9/23/2018Best Value United
Richard den HaanNetherlandsB+9/23/2018Best Value United
Theo van de GraaffNetherlandsB+9/23/2018Best Value United
Angelo LipaniItalyB+9/14/2018Best Value Europe
Asbjørn KarlsrudNorwayB+9/14/2018Best Value Europe
Dag Thomas Nybø-SørensenNorwayB+9/14/2018Best Value Europe
Gaetano GermaniItalyB+9/14/2018Best Value Europe
Gianluca IozzaItalyB+9/14/2018Best Value Europe
Hennica WestheimerNorwayB+9/14/2018Best Value Europe
Inger EriksenNorwayB+9/14/2018Best Value Europe
Joachim VikenNorwayB+9/14/2018Best Value Europe
Karin DalbergNorwayB+9/14/2018Best Value Europe
Øystein SkandferNorwayB+9/14/2018Best Value Europe
Øyvind BakkebøNorwayB+9/14/2018Best Value Europe
Tor Ragnar Møller-HansenNorwayB+9/14/2018Best Value Europe
Andre van RoonNetherlandsB+9/12/2018Mars Inkoopadvies
Chantal SchrijverNetherlandsB+9/12/2018Mars Inkoopadvies
Hans StokkermansNetherlandsB+9/12/2018Mars Inkoopadvies
Jeroen BlombergNetherlandsB+9/12/2018Mars Inkoopadvies
Marcel WalkerNetherlandsB+9/12/2018Mars Inkoopadvies
Nancy DegenNetherlandsB+9/12/2018Mars Inkoopadvies
Violette KrouwelNetherlandsB+9/12/2018Mars Inkoopadvies
Geir LesethNorwayB+8/15/2018Best Value Europe
Alexander MosbakkNorwayB+8/15/2018Best Value Europe
Anders ReitanNorwayB+8/15/2018Best Value Europe
Anne Berit Flo HalleNorwayB+8/15/2018Best Value Europe
Havard Riksheim HouenNorwayB+8/15/2018Best Value Europe
Jill Hammari SveenNorwayB+8/15/2018Best Value Europe
Johan HedlundNorwayB+8/15/2018Best Value Europe
Knut SolbergNorwayB+8/15/2018Best Value Europe
Kristin Hulsund BjergeNorwayB+8/15/2018Best Value Europe
Lars AbrahamsenNorwayB+8/15/2018Best Value Europe
Morten GrunnhovNorwayB+8/15/2018Best Value Europe
Nina SkarNorwayB+8/15/2018Best Value Europe
Ole Morten MagnussenNorwayB+8/15/2018Best Value Europe
Ragnhild OlstadNorwayB+8/15/2018Best Value Europe
Ruzica KvernlandNorwayB+8/15/2018Best Value Europe
Tommy Endre JensenNorwayB+8/15/2018Best Value Europe
Anna SpyresUnited StatesB+7/25/2018PBSRG
Brandilyn BrownUnited StatesB+7/25/2018PBSRG
Cini ZachariaUnited StatesB+7/25/2018PBSRG
Dustin MooreUnited StatesB+7/25/2018PBSRG
Kenna FordUnited StatesB+7/25/2018PBSRG
Marty McDougall-CasteelUnited StatesB+7/25/2018PBSRG
Elena MiravallesNorwayB+7/5/2018Best Value Experts Academy
Britt SchoenmakersBelgiumB+6/13/2018Mars Inkoopadvies
Christiaan ter BogtThe NetherlandsB+6/13/2018Mars Inkoopadvies
Dirk GijbersThe NetherlandsB+6/13/2018Mars Inkoopadvies
Jeroen DinghsThe NetherlandsB+6/13/2018Mars Inkoopadvies
Jeroen HeijmansThe NetherlandsB+6/13/2018Mars Inkoopadvies
Jos GeurtsThe NetherlandsB+6/13/2018Mars Inkoopadvies
Leon SteeghsThe NetherlandsB+6/13/2018Mars Inkoopadvies
Lien TettelinBelgiumB+6/13/2018Mars Inkoopadvies
Martijn KerstenThe NetherlandsB+6/13/2018Mars Inkoopadvies
Noortje VerstegenThe NetherlandsB+6/13/2018Mars Inkoopadvies
Peter SmuldersThe NetherlandsB+6/13/2018Mars Inkoopadvies
Thijs PepelsThe NetherlandsB+6/13/2018Mars Inkoopadvies
William VandoninckBelgiumB+6/13/2018Mars Inkoopadvies
Glen CarpenterUnited StatesB+5/4/2018PBSRG
Matthew JohnsonUnited StatesB+5/4/2018PBSRG
Susan JonesUnited StatesB+5/4/2018PBSRG
Ashild Eikenes SjoliNorwayB+4/15/2018Best Value Europe
Asle StalandNorwayB+4/15/2018Best Value Europe
Ieva EcclesNorwayB+4/15/2018Best Value Europe
Jeanette NyseterNorwayB+4/15/2018Best Value Europe
Jorn ForbordNorwayB+4/15/2018Best Value Europe
Karl Martin NordbyNorwayB+4/15/2018Best Value Europe
Morton LossiusNorwayB+4/15/2018Best Value Europe
Oystein IslannNorwayB+4/15/2018Best Value Europe
Richard GrovenNorwayB+4/15/2018Best Value Europe
Roy JacobsenNorwayB+4/15/2018Best Value Europe
Adelaida Perez GarziaNorwayB+4/11/2018Best Value Experts Academy
Allessandro SantiNorwayB+4/11/2018Best Value Experts Academy
Ask Reistad HaukaasNorwayB+4/11/2018Best Value Experts Academy
Benedicte BorgersenNorwayB+4/11/2018Best Value Experts Academy
Bjorn HomlongNorwayB+4/11/2018Best Value Experts Academy
Carlos SierraNorwayB+4/11/2018Best Value Experts Academy
Edoardo MurgiaNorwayB+4/11/2018Best Value Experts Academy
Eduardo FernandezNorwayB+4/11/2018Best Value Experts Academy
Elin Merete HarbakNorwayB+4/11/2018Best Value Experts Academy
Fernando MesaNorwayB+4/11/2018Best Value Experts Academy
Frode AustgulenNorwayB+4/11/2018Best Value Experts Academy
Geir AaseNorwayB+4/11/2018Best Value Experts Academy
Håkon DragsundNorwayB+4/11/2018Best Value Experts Academy
Jose MartinezNorwayB+4/11/2018Best Value Experts Academy
Kristjann KristjanssonNorwayB+4/11/2018Best Value Experts Academy
Livia PrestrosNorwayB+4/11/2018Best Value Experts Academy
Luigi CorrivoNorwayB+4/11/2018Best Value Experts Academy
Marianne PedersenNorwayB+4/11/2018Best Value Experts Academy
Maximiliano Rodrigues InesNorwayB+4/11/2018Best Value Experts Academy
Nina K WalbeckNorwayB+4/11/2018Best Value Experts Academy
Olav SolheimNorwayB+4/11/2018Best Value Experts Academy
Sigmund JensenNorwayB+4/11/2018Best Value Experts Academy
Silje JølsgårdNorwayB+4/11/2018Best Value Experts Academy
Thomas InnsethNorwayB+4/11/2018Best Value Experts Academy
Ulf MyhraNorwayB+4/11/2018Best Value Experts Academy
Dan KrugerUnited StatesB+2/1/2020KSM Inc.
John PristashUnited StatesB+2/1/2020KSM Inc.
Keane McWatersUnited StatesB+2/1/2020KSM Inc.
Mark RylesUnited StatesB+2/1/2020KSM Inc.
Pawe? ZejerPolandB+2/1/2020KSM Inc.
William BurtUnited StatesB+2/1/2020KSM Inc.
Becki SkidmoreUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Blake Theo PorterUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Brian StrongUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Cassidee FeinauerUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Chike OgbuehiUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Clay ChuggUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Cole NelsonUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Courtney PerleeUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Crystal CreekmoreUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Dan StenzelUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Darin LeeUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Darren NielsonUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Debbie PeckUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Dick FloreyUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Dillon TheuschUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Edwin BothNetherlandsB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Eric CameronUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Erik BrownUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Farid RiveraUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Greg AdamsUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Greg HebertUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Jack CagleUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Jackie MilnesUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Jan Van ScheltNetherlandsB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Jay SalisburyUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Johannes Van ZandvoortNetherlandsB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Kai ZhouUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Karen CiocchiUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Kraig BrinkerhoffUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Laurel DeLagerheimUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Laurel ShoopUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Lisa Hewitt-JamesUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Mahiliaire JohnUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Mark DouglassUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Mary DarlingUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Matt ThornleyUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Maud Van VlietNetherlandsB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Melinda BirkUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Michael GlennUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Nathan CallUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Nicholas HughesUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Noelle HudakUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Patrick RikkenNetherlandsB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Rick StrawUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Robbert DijkshoornNetherlandsB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Robert FriddleUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Robert MarriottUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Ross DapperUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Solomon KingstonUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Spencer HallUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Stephanie CastroUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG
Victor LeamerUnited StatesB+1/14/2019PBSRG

B certified individuals

Full NameCountryCertificationDateCertification Group
Lisa StockUnited StatesB2/1/2020KSM Inc.
Len GamblaSaudi ArabiaB2/1/2020KSM Inc.
Jim HulmeUnited StatesB2/1/2020KSM Inc.
Mark RoelofsmaNetherlandsB11/15/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Pim JonkerNetherlandsB11/15/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Gerard EickmansNetherlandsB11/10/2019Best Value United
Remco GulickxNetherlandsB11/10/2019Best Value United
Jeroen JansenNetherlandsB11/10/2019Best Value United
Freddy NieuwenhuizeNetherlandsB11/10/2019Best Value United
Erik NijhofNetherlandsB11/10/2019Best Value United
Peter OudshoornNetherlandsB11/10/2019Best Value United
Linda RebelNetherlandsB11/10/2019Best Value United
Michel VonkNetherlandsB11/10/2019Best Value United
Frank van DijkNetherlandsB11/10/2019Best Value United
Heather BaileyUnited StatesB9/26/2019PBSRG
Shanica BurdexUnited StatesB7/24/2019PBSRG
Maegan FilonowUnited StatesB7/24/2019PBSRG
Kimberley CoulterUnited StatesB7/24/2019PBSRG
Cinnamon AlexanderUnited StatesB7/24/2019PBSRG
Gary HayUnited StatesB5/31/2019PBSRG
Jim TaylorUnited StatesB5/31/2019PBSRG
kevin ElmUnited StatesB5/31/2019PBSRG
Mike PerkinsUnited StatesB5/31/2019PBSRG
Rowland PloenzkeUnited StatesB5/31/2019PBSRG
Tom ShultzUnited StatesB5/31/2019PBSRG
Brandon TownUnited StatesB5/30/2019PBSRG
Dane JohnsonUnited StatesB5/30/2019PBSRG
Dawn AndersonUnited StatesB5/30/2019PBSRG
Jed KleinUnited StatesB5/30/2019PBSRG
Kim WudinichUnited StatesB5/30/2019PBSRG
Nick ScholerUnited StatesB5/30/2019PBSRG
Reid ThiesseUnited StatesB5/30/2019PBSRG
Steff HaatajaUnited StatesB5/30/2019PBSRG
Liesbeth van HeterenNetherlandsB3/25/2019Mars Inkoopadvies
Cody KlugeUnited StatesB1/14/2019PBSRG
Colton ReidUnited StatesB1/14/2019PBSRG
Greg BertolaUnited StatesB1/14/2019PBSRG
James WheatleyUnited StatesB1/14/2019PBSRG
Kevin WhitingUnited StatesB1/14/2019PBSRG
Neihlee MuirUnited StatesB1/14/2019PBSRG
Tom IversonUnited StatesB1/14/2019PBSRG
West VeghUnited StatesB1/14/2019PBSRG
Carol JacksonUnited StatesB10/31/2018PBSRG
Corey JensenUnited StatesB10/31/2018PBSRG
Heather PickettUnited StatesB10/31/2018PBSRG
Kim AustinUnited StatesB10/31/2018PBSRG
Matt PetersonUnited StatesB10/31/2018PBSRG
Michael MunozUnited StatesB10/31/2018PBSRG
Tony GlenzUnited StatesB10/31/2018PBSRG
Tracy PlinskeUnited StatesB10/31/2018PBSRG
Zach HeidmannUnited StatesB10/31/2018PBSRG
Brandon CookUnited StatesB7/25/2018PBSRG
Byron Burr MillsapUnited StatesB7/25/2018PBSRG
Chandra MillerUnited StatesB7/25/2018PBSRG
Darrin ArnoldUnited StatesB7/25/2018PBSRG
Joseph FaraniUnited StatesB7/25/2018PBSRG
Kira ReyesUnited StatesB7/25/2018PBSRG
Leanna EdmondsUnited StatesB7/25/2018PBSRG
Marc BrownUnited StatesB7/25/2018PBSRG
Nathan BairdUnited StatesB7/25/2018PBSRG
Teresa JeffriesUnited StatesB7/25/2018PBSRG
Tiffany WrightUnited StatesB7/25/2018PBSRG
Vanessa YoungUnited StatesB7/25/2018PBSRG
Lucas BroekemaThe NetherlandsB6/13/2018Mars Inkoopadvies
Marco RoemenThe NetherlandsB6/13/2018Mars Inkoopadvies
Aaron SaudeUnited StatesB5/4/2018PBSRG
James KellyUnited StatesB5/4/2018PBSRG
Luke SandstromUnited StatesB5/4/2018PBSRG
Marcus CulverUnited StatesB5/4/2018PBSRG
Mary NelsonUnited StatesB5/4/2018PBSRG
Michael GerberUnited StatesB5/4/2018PBSRG
Michael JohnsonUnited StatesB5/4/2018PBSRG
Mwende NzimbiUnited StatesB5/4/2018PBSRG
Pam FernandezUnited StatesB5/4/2018PBSRG
Steven AndersonUnited StatesB5/4/2018PBSRG
Catarina SantaUnited StatesB4/5/2018PBSRG
Courtney MorganUnited StatesB4/5/2018PBSRG
Eugene Ruff-WagnerUnited StatesB4/5/2018PBSRG
Sharon Salazar-GomezUnited StatesB4/5/2018PBSRG
Teresa CajeteUnited StatesB4/5/2018PBSRG
Wes NestorUnited StatesB4/5/2018PBSRG
Amanda DeLucaUnited StatesB4/5/2018PBSRG
Avis PoeUnited StatesB4/5/2018PBSRG
Dan ArroyoUnited StatesB4/5/2018PBSRG
Joan WhiteUnited StatesB4/5/2018PBSRG
Joee SanchezUnited StatesB4/5/2018PBSRG
Sandia SanchezUnited StatesB4/5/2018PBSRG

Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) in Project & Programme Management

Best Value Approach Research

 

Dr. Dean Kashiwagi is an adjunct professor for the DBA Program in Project and Program Management. He has created a research group of five DBA students conducting the latest research in project management using the Best Value Approach. This cutting-edge research is being done in a variety of different industries and companies in changing the way professionals manage projects. Dr. Kashiwagi is looking for visionary students, professionals, and academics who are interested in joining this research group.

Programme outline

 

Over the past sixty years project and programme management have become accepted ways of managing organisations. Projects and programmes are strategic processes which modify the conditions of the firm in its environment.

 

The primary goal of the Doctorate in Business Administration in Project & Programme Management is to provide solid foundations and competencies for participants’ future careers in project, programme and general management.

 

The programme relies on SKEMA’s strong commitment to international organisations, professional bodies and research in project, programme and portfolio management.

 

The programme is based on standards and bodies of knowledge that are widely recognised within the profession. It also includes state agencies’ and international organisations’ standards. The DBA in Project and Programme Management leads to careers in top management, consulting, research and academia.

 

This programme is part-time, meaning people can study it while continuing to work.

 

The programme is taught in English by international faculty at the Lille campus.

 

 

Aims and objectives

 

The aim of the programme is to facilitate the dynamic development of participants’ managerial and entrepreneurial competencies, allowing them to enhance their expertise, and to work as managers and leaders in organisations in an international and multicultural environment.

 

The DBA programme is designed to:

 

  • Build on students’ experience and academic achievements as part of a considered career plan
  • Give students maximum professional credibility
  • Open doors into academic life, consultancy or senior executive positions
  • Help students maximize their effectiveness as a trainer or educator
  • Enhance students’ consultancy, project, programme & strategic management and research skills
  • Increase students’ understanding of research methodology and techniques

 

The DBA in Project and Programme Management is characterised by research directed at specific industry issues and concerns.

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AWARDS

2016 Saint Louis School Academic Innovation Award

Saint Louis School (SLS) awards the 2016 Education Innovation Award to Professor Dean Kashiwagi (Class of 70′), the Performance Based Studies Research Group, KSM, and the Leadership Society of Arizona (LSA) for their donation of the “Leadership and Deductive Logic” course to SLS and continual support of the NCAA approved course. PBSRG has donated over $65,000 of intellectual property license rights, support services, electronic textbooks, course materials, and in-person teaching for the “Leadership and Deductive Logic” Class [2015-2016].

2012 IFMA Fellowship – Dr. Dean Kashiwagi

Established to recognize members dedicated to IFMA and the facility management profession, the IFMA Fellowship Program creates an elite core of respected leaders who act as advisers to and ambassadors of the association. Being named an IFMA Fellow is the highest honor the association can bestow on a member. In 2012, Dr. Dean Kashiwagi became one of only 90 professionals that have received the distinction thus far. Kashiwagi was recognized for his “inspiring, engaging and tireless” FM education and research, which has spanned over two decades.

2012 Dutch Sourcing Awards – Best Overall Procurement Effort & Operational Excellence – Rijkswaterstaat

The Dutch Sourcing Awards are presented annually to the purchasing teams that have demonstrated the most impressive purchasing performance in the Netherlands over the past year. In 2012, Rijkswaterstaat won the award for Best Overall Procurement Effort as well as the Operational Excellence category. Under great political and social pressure, the organization has implemented Best Value Procurement on a billion dollar road network project. This sparked the growth of Best Value Procurement in the Netherlands.

2011 IFMA MSP Chapter Facility Practitioner of the Year

In January 2012, The Minneapolis/St. Paul Chapter of IFMA presented its 2011 Facility Practitioner of the Year award to Tom Shultz, Director of Facilities for Intermediate District 287, for his use of the Best Value Model. Using Best Value, he was able to transform the way his organization selected and managed the construction of their new facility in New Hope. Rather than using the traditional price‐based procurement processes, his team used best‐value processes to select the highest performing contractors who had an affinity to identify and minimize risk.

2011 George Cronin Silver Award for Procurement Excellence – State of Idaho

The 2011 George Cronin Silver Award was presented to the State of Idaho for its Best Value Model. Idaho teamed with the Performance Based Research Studies Group in an effort to improve the success rate and decrease the risks associated with service contracts. Since implementation, the state has applied these Best Value practices to a variety of programs internally, has promoted their plan to at least two other states and has assisted Arizona State in transforming what started as a construction-focused process to a mainstream public procurement sector solution.

2008 CIB Research Innovation of the Year – University of Minnesota

The University of Minnesota (Capital Planning and Project Management Group) was awarded the 2008 Research Innovation of the Year Award by the CIB for their use of Best Value Model in the delivery and management of construction and design services. Visit this link for detailed information about this award.

2008 Fulbright Scholarship Award – Dr. Dean Kashiwagi

The Fulbright Program is one of the most prestigious awards programs in the world. The program operates in 144 countries and awards only 7,000 grants annually. In 2008, Dr. Dean T. Kashiwagi was awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to lecture and conduct research at University of Botswana (Africa).

2007 COAA Gold Award – City of Peoria

The Construction Owners Association of America has an annual Project Leadership Award that recognizes excellence in project management & promotes leadership, professionalism & excellence of owners & developers involved in the construction process. In 2007, the City of Peoria received the COAA’s highest award (Gold Award) for the success of the Rio Vista Recreational Center. This project was procured using the Best Value Model.

2005 H. Bruce Russell Global Innovators Award – Harvard University

The CoreNet H. Bruce Russell Global Innovator’s Awards program showcases solutions, best practices & innovations in corporate real estate and workplace management. In 2005, Harvard University received CoreNet’s highest award for innovation for transforming their organization using the Best Value Model.

2001 Pono Technology Award – State of Hawaii

The Pono Technology Award is presented to organizations in Hawaii that have excelled at successfully implementing information technologies for the betterment of the enterprise. In 2001, the State of Hawaii was recognized for its innovation in improving productivity and performance using the Best Value Model.

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