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Implementation Management Associates, Inc.

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Who We Are

Implementation Management Associates, Inc. (IMA) is an international consulting firm that guides organizations through all types of complex or large-scale change and implementations. Our proprietary Accelerating Implementation Methodology (AIM) has been applied extensively in Fortune 500 companies and around the world.

We are known for our business-disciplined approach to implementation management, providing rigor and structure not typically found in the change management arena.

What We Do

Training

IMA's Change Management Training Programs focus on building capacity to apply AIM to your organization’s strategic initiatives. Bring your own project and work real-time while you learn.  On-site and public options available.

Certification

Accreditation in AIM provides intensive learning on the methodology's principles, strategies, tactics and measurement diagnostics. The program emphasizes situational application of AIM to prepare you to be a change practitioner.

Consulting

IMA's Change Management Consultants work side-by-side with your leaders and team to accelerate the implementation of your project. We provide strategic and tactical guidance, designed to increase your organization’s change capacity. 

IMA's Projects Are Delivered:

On Time

In most industries, being first to market results in making 4 to 10 times more profit than your competitors.

Within Budget

The quicker you can implement change, the more resources you have available for other strategic initiatives.

All Technical Objectives Met

Achieving all the intended technical objectives, to spec, is a must-have for implementation success.

All Business Objectives Met

Achieving all the intended strategic objectives-- greater efficiency, innovation, productivity improvements, etc. move the needle on your organization’s competitive position.

All Human Objectives Met

Benefit realization for investments depends on sustained behaviour changes beyond the status quo.

Don Harrison

As President and Founder of IMA, Don Harrison brings more than 35 years of consulting experience to the organization. He has consulted to senior executives at Fortune 500 companies, multi-national corporations, entrepreneurial ventures and government agencies to increase the speed and reduce the cost of major change.

For the past 35 years, Harrison has focused almost exclusively on understanding the dynamics of complex changes in organizations. He is the principal designer of a systematic and practical approach to predicting, managing and accelerating the implementation rate of large systems change called Accelerating Implementation Methodology (AIM). His frequent application of this expertise to technology implementations, cultural changes, mergers and acquisitions, and business process initiatives have led to his popularity as a consultant and keynote speaker for national and international conferences.

In addition, Harrison has developed several tools and assessments to help increase organizational readiness for change, and has spent much of the last 35 years teaching internal and external consultants the AIM process.

Harrison holds a Master of Science Degree in Organization Development from Pepperdine University in Los Angeles. Prior to founding IMA, Harrison owned and operated several entrepreneurial ventures in Canada.

Power Your Change with AIM
Don Harrison

IMA Contacts Around the World

Main Contact

Paula Alsher
Vice President, IMA
www.imaworldwide.com
paula.alsher@imaworldwide.com
800-752-9254

Australia

Paul Lefebvre
IMA Representative
paul.lefebvre@imaworldwide.com 
61 0 408 036 046

Saudi Arabia

Mohammed Hamdan
IMA Representative
www.changeactions.com

mhamdan@changeactions.com
966 13 330 8578

South Africa

Kobus de Ru 
IMA Representative
Kobusdr@amicmsa.co.za 
27 82 4170725

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