Praise for Steve Norton’s Training

Steve Norton

“Steve, thank you for your continued support of the Montana Chapter! These Boot Camps have provided so much value to our members… we can’t thank you enough!”
Janna Tangedahl, PMP
VP Marketing, PMI-MT

“The class delivered exactly as I had hoped. It validated by my understanding of PMI processes and knowledge areas, and provided me the guidance as to where to focus my studies prior to taking the exam. Steve’s commitment to his students is the key to his high success rate.”
Andrew Ferre
Bozeman, MT

“Steve, I wanted to let you know I passed the exam on June 28th on the first try! I took your boot camp in late April this year. Your boot camp was invaluable…”
Rich Bowman
Senior Project Manager, PMP
Department of Early Learning

“I just passed the PMP exam after taking Steve Norton’s PMP Exam Prep Boot Camp. I would HIGHLY recommend this class for several reasons. First off, Steve is an awesome teacher. I have taken many training courses over the years and he really is the best trainer I have had. Secondly, I found the class training materials to be crucial for preparing to take the test.”
Thomas “Tab” Dougherty, PMP

“I have never attended a boot camp and have been doing all of my certifications on my own but I am sure glad I attended yours! The PMP certification is extremely difficult and I wouldn’t have passed without your help. I will be recommending your class to everyone I know. I can’t thank you enough for all of your coaching and great teaching. I know it made the difference! PMP is very well recognized and a game changer for my career.”
Albert Torres, PMP

“My investment in the 3-day class was well worth it. There is no way I would have prepared properly without the class. I would highly recommend and endorse this class for anyone planning to take the PMP exam. Thanks, Steve. Your class was informative, fun and effective!”
Wade Zinnecker, PMP
Billings, MT

“Thanks again for all the support and mentoring you provided to the PMP Boot Camp class in June. I passed the PMP Exam on the first try.”
Russell Looney, PMP
Tri-Cities, Washington

“I am writing to let you know that I have passed the PMP exam and obtained the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Credential. Very exciting for me to have achieved this goal! Thank you very much for your help, your class was very helpful.    After the class, I really had a good understanding of how the knowledge areas, process groups, and processes fit together. I’m glad I had the opportunity to take your PMP boot camp, and the Velociteach materials were perfect to help me study and remember all the details. Thanks for everything.”
David DelSordo, PMP
USDA Forest Service

“Excellent class to prep for PMP test and to meet and share PM concepts with other project managers. Perfect complement to real-world experience! Helps to standardize terminology and provides a framework for understanding and thinking about and planning projects.”
Frank Guendelsberger
Project Controls, Energy Northwest, Richland, WA

“I liked the real world examples that made tougher concepts easier to understand. I liked the encouragement of students to share their experiences.”
2011 Attendee

Boot Camp AttendeesLast Thursday… I passed the PMP Exam. I want to start by thanking you for your excellent tutelage. The boot camp was my initial, formal introduction to the material. The class provided the essential foundation to build upon during my studies. Thank you again for the opportunity to learn from you, and the wonderful tips to pass the exam. Literally, I wouldn’t have passed without you. I hope our paths cross again.
Nathan Bartow, PMP

“I am strongly recommending Steve Norton’s PMP Boot Camp. I took the 3 day course, spent 2 days taking the included online tests and passed the test a week later. Steve presents the material in a manner which encourages retention, and the class was actually very enjoyable. Thanks Steve!” 
Dave Wallace – PMP, EVP
D. Gerard Consulting, LLC

“… I passed the PMP exam. Your class was indispensable in helping me achieve a passing grade… Thank you again for the wonderful class and support.”
Bob Finstad, PMP

 “This PMP class was excellent! I’m amazed at how much material we covered in 3 days. I learned a lot and would highly recommend the course. Steve Norton was an outstanding instructor – very knowledgeable.”       
Angie Rhyne, PNNL

More Positive Feedback

“Excellent opportunity to provide focus on transforming goals into actionable steps, identify how to break through personal limitations, and achieve personal success.”
– Jeff Markillie

“Steve Norton makes the class comfortable and fun. He makes you look a little deeper about what you want and how to go about getting it. Thanks for a great insightful class.”
– Allie Reaka

“The methods used to get us all interacting, and to have us work with many of the attendees were great! Very effective.
– Matt Strong

“Have always enjoyed Steve’s courses, he “cuts to the chase” while providing useful information. This course was not ‘just another nuts and bolts’ course but probes the whats and whys of both project management and life.”
– Bob Birney

“Steve is able to cut to the heart of the matter with compassion to provide constructive, insightful coaching that encourages you to take action. Leveraging his significant background in project management, he brings added value with his natural ability to support you with developing a plan that drives results.”

Nathalie Osborn
Discover your Own Renewable Energy
Portland, OR

“We are very grateful to have had Steve be a keynote speaker at our PD Day in Victoria! We learned from him that risk planning and management, a topic many times misunderstood and fuzzy, is not that difficult at all! Steve showed us with clear and simple techniques and examples how to overcome and work through client objections to investing in risk management planning efforts.”
Calin Somosan, PMP President
PMI-Vancouver Island Chapter

“Well run class! Lots of opportunities for discussion. The topic is relevant and provides the participant a path forward plan to incorporate success principles in their life.”
– Jhivaun Freeman-Pollard

“I signed up for this class (Success Principles) with the primary motive of earning PDU’s toward my PMP re-certification. What I found after a few minutes in the class was that I’m glad I picked this class. It was meaningful on several levels for me and I believe the class message is an important one for life in general, as well as work life.”
– Everett Orr

“If you’re ready to achieve your goals and reach a higher level of success, then follow Steve’s strategies. He truly comes from a place of service to help you become
better in business and life!”

James Malinchak
Featured on ABC’s Hit TV Show, “Secret Millionaire”
Co-Author, Chicken Soup for the College Soul

“With all the uncertainty in the job market, this course (Success Principles) provides great tools to assist in re-focusing career objectives”
– Tim Huber

“Thought provoking, important material well presented.”
– Mark Robershotte

“I thoroughly enjoyed this class. The instructor was excellent and I took away a lot of useful information which I want to put to work.”
– Ivan Thomas

“Great class – very insightful – Thank you”
– Mike Jennings

“Mr. Steve Norton is a knowledgeable and engaging presenter.”
– Kirk Boes

“I have had some limited exposure to local PMI chapters in Eastern Idaho as well as Pittsburgh. The atmosphere, people, learning experience, and overall exposure to the Columbia River Basin Chapter has been my best to date. Based on this experience I will be continuing my participation in the future.”
– Chris Newby

Other Feedback from Course Evaluations

“Great Class! Steve provided an insight to concepts we may have heard before but were unable or unwilling to look at and skills to implement solutions to everyday problems.”

“This course was packed with 8 hours of inspiring tips and tools for professionals to take charge of their performance, take responsibility for their actions, and set clear concise goals.”

“Really enjoyed the class. I developed a clearer understanding of what things in life are really important to me; much different than I thought….”

“Straight forward, common sense approach to help structure what you already know to take and achieve your goals.”

“The time in this class gave me the skills to set goals more effectively and to visually see what I want and go after it.”

“This course helped me enhance soft skills as project manager. A trait that is becoming more and more important in current industry.”

“After coming off of a full graveyard shift, I still managed to stay both awake and interested for the entire class.”