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What does COCOA mean? Relax, drink a cup of a tasty cocoa with us and talk about the COnsulting and COAching services that we can offer to support your business.

What is the difference between an entrepreneur and a leader?

An entrepreneur starts a growing business. A leader grows the business by growing the leaders in the business. Are you ready to become a leader?

Our face to face program offers leaders business coaching, leadership and team development workshops, onsite consulting and the entrepreneur guide designed to help leaders to their ultimate potential.

Improve and develop proven leadership skills. Implement business strategies to improve work place efficiency. Maximize bottom-line results. Increase the competitive advantage in the marketplace.

We help professionals, entrepreneurs and executives to be more effective, grow their business and reduce stress through a specific plan for leadership development.

  • We interpret your idea and capture in a business plan, either for presentation to an investor, bank, or simply as the matrix of your enterprise project. This business plan includes: analysis of the founding partners, competitive advantages, commercial aspects, sales plan, operational and economic analysis.
  • The business plan is a document that is developed for a company or business you plan to start or already in operation. This development includes market research, technical, financial and organizational support, hence emerge marketing channels, pricing, distribution, business model, engineering, location, organization chart, the structure of capital, financial evaluation, funding sources, staff needed along with their method of selection, the philosophy of the company, legal aspects, and its exit plan.
  • Do you have a great business and you are ready to take advantage?
  • Do you think you would like to sell franchises but do not know how to prepare for franchising?
  • If you have an idea you want to bring to market, franchising can be a viable alternative.  We can help you analyze your project.
  • Urmarketeam team wishes to accompany your business growth process, in this, the Coaching begins to acquire a vital role. Business strategies for SMEs and multinationals are critical in today’s globalized world.
  • In the century small business decisions produce great results.” The company XXI Century “should” clear policies and continuous improvement in “Customer Orientation” to stay or gain market share.
  • It is notable as Business Strategy begins to orient towards people that were more decisive than decades ago. All policies and management fads that are being developed today, necessarily geared towards people. Management, Customer Service, Public Relations, Marketing and Advertising, Communication, Human Resources, Sales Department.

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Project Management

pmGet the tools that allow you to manage projects successfully in different fields of action.

Basic Skills

This Learning Experience is based on the premise that achieve success in executing projects requires fundamental knowledge in Project Management and that PMI® standards (PMBOK®) can provide excellent guidelines to implementing work strategies to ensure such a success.

The course will run as a workshop, with participants divided into teams working through the phases of an example project from initiation to closing. This course is designed for staff who are moving into a project management role or who have been in such a role for 2 years or less.


Advanced Skills

This course is based on the Project Management Institute (PMI®) standards and its content provides an opportunity to improve upon existing project management skills by applying tools to a relevant custom-made project case study.

The course will be run as a workshop, with participants divided into teams and working through the phases of an example project from initiation to closing. This course is designed for staff who are moving into a project management higher level role or who have been in such a role for 2 years or less.


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After an unsteady recovery from the global recession, the world’s largest economy now stands on firmer ground. The United States should see growth of about 3 percent in 2015 – 2016 – which would be its fastest within the past decade, according to the International Monetary Fund.

Projects Managers are feeling that growth spurt, too. The U.S. demand for project practitioners is expanding by more than 12 percent, resulting in almost 6.2 million jobs in 2020, according to PMI’s 2013 Talent Gap Report.

In 2014, U.S. employment levels finally approached their pre-recession highs, according to a Deloitte report. Employers now intend to hire at their strongest rate in over six years, ManpowerGroup reports between 2012 and 2022, U.S. employment should increase by almost 11 percent, with healthcare accounting for almost one-third of new jobs – more than any other sector

Project managers in the United States – whose median salary rank third in the world after Australia and Switzerland – will benefit from a hiring push in project-rich sectors

“As companies look to gain efficiencies and improve their bottom line, the awareness of project management as a valuable skill and the demand for skilled project managers have definitely increase in the United States,” says Ruth Stevens, PMP , director, Grant Thornton LLP New York USA. Ms Stevens says she has notice an increasing number of job listing indicating that a PMP credential is either a “definite plus” or “required”

In addition to healthcare, Ms Stevens says financial services and insurance are among the largest, most visible sectors with a project manager demand. With construction jobs up to 6 million in June 2014 (up from 5.4 million in January 2011), that sector is also in need: A January 2014 survey of Associated General Contractors of America members shows that almost half (48 percent) were having trouble filling project managers/supervisor roles.

Source PM Network Jan 2015

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Brazil’s economy has hit a rough patch: It officially entered a recession in August 2014, after two consecutive quarters of falling outputs. While many analyst were predicting growth of 3 percent in 2015 a year ago, those estimates have been scaled back.

                Yet the country’s unemployment rate has decrease to near record lows, from more than 13 percent in 2003 to around 5 percent in 2014. To set themselves apart, “project managers in Brazil should continuously invest in training, gain experience and develop their soft skills,” says Joao Gama Neto, PMI-ACP, PMP professor if project management, INPG Business School Sao Paulo, Brazil.

                Despite the current slowdown, the Brazilian government sees smoother sailing ahead, with the economy bolstered by slowing inflation and credit expansion, plus a recovery in mining and oil output. IT, financial services expansion, telecommunications, construction and the government are among the largest users of project management, Mr. Gama says

                “I believe that 2015 will be better than 2014, and we will have an increase in job opportunities in the second half,” he says.

Source PM Network Jan 2015

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CITY OF KATY, TX (Covering Katy) – The video animation of a two mile boardwalk project planned for a large open lot behind Katy Mills, south of Kingsland Boulevard was recently displayed for members of the city council and now Covering Katy has obtained a copy of the video.

The project will be anchored by a convention center, a hotel and a boardwalk that will circle an 80 acre pond.  The boardwalk will also have viewing stations when completed.

While the project will take 8 to 10 years to complete it won’t be nearly that long before construction begins.

“I would hope we would start breaking ground later this year,” said Kayce Reina, director of tourism, marketing and public relations for the city of Katy.

When completed, the project will have have condos, office and retail space, a parking garage, restaurants and other amenities. The development, including inflation, is expected to cost Katy about $49 million dollars. The bulk of the project will be paid for by a developer and who will be reimbursed from future tax revenue generated by the development. The same model of financing was reportedly used by the city for construction of the Katy Mills Mall.

The city also believes Fort Bend County will pay for some of the project’s infrastructure.

The project would coincide with an expected $25 million facelift of Katy Mills from owner Simon Property Group.

Additional land still needs to be purchased to complete the project.  The city is currently in negotiations to purchase that land according to Reina.





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