Jim Milliken is a consultant and coach who specializes in helping individuals and organizations become more productive and communicate more effectively. The goal always is higher quality of output with reduced quantity of input. For the organization, that means economy of resources and maximization of value. For the individual, it means reduction in waste and hassle, better results, greater satisfaction and more success.
He has shared his experiences and insights for years in newspaper columns and in presentations to organizations of all kinds. For several years now, Jim has blogged about the realities, challenges and solutions across the spectrum of management (JimMillikenProject.blogspot.com)
Jim Milliken opened his
independent consultancy in Project Management, Communication Skills and
related topics/services in late 1986, after a career as newspaper writer/editor/manager
that had begun in 1959.
a broad sector of management – Project Management, Delegating, Supervision, Essentials of Management.
Besides developing and serving his own clients directly, he has worked in long-term or short-term relationships with institutions such as:
Since the late 1990s, Jim Milliken has been active as:
an officer, chair and participant in The Maine Chapter, Project Management Institute (Newsletter Editor, Project Manager for the Project of the Year competition, Board Member, holder of the Project Management Professional certification);
former Marketing Committee chair of the Portland Regional Chamber;
former Marketing Committee Chair of USM Corporate Partners.
The Delegator-Delegatee Assessment, an individualized tool developed by Jim Milliken, is available in booklet form through CRM Learning of Carlsbad, California (1-800-421-0833).
Jim Milliken works as an independent, occasionally participating in ad-hoc partnerships with other consultants and organizations. His base of operations is in Portland, and his current service area is New England, although he occasionally delivers services elsewhere in the United States and in Canada.
EDITOR, New Hampshire
MANAGING EDITOR, The Nashua Telegraph
VICE PRESIDENT/OPERATIONS, James Newspapers
PREVIOUS NEWSPAPER POSITIONS
Since 1970, has held part-time
college and night-school teaching positions in subjects such as newswriting
and press release writing; advertising, salesmanship, communication and
Presented a full-credit undergraduate
course in Advertising/Promotion at the University of New Hampshire for
15 years, and a similar course in Personal Selling there for five years.
Presented a full-credit undergraduate course in Project Management at
the University of Southern Maine for one semester. Presented a full-credit
undergraduate course in Business Communication, in both online and classroom
versions, at Saint Joseph's College of Maine for several years. Presented
a graduate-level hybrid (online/classroom) course in Dispute Resolution
for Northeastern University for one semester.
Consult with individuals and organizations on resume design, speechwriting
and newsletter writing/editing as well as career management for beginners
and career changers.
Write free-lance articles on various subjects for magazines, newspapers and other clients; blog regularly at JimMillikenProject.blogspot.com.
PROFESSIONAL AND EDUCATIONAL CREDENTIALS
Project Management Professional Certification, Project Management Institute
Master Reviewer, Quality Matters (online college course design)