Posts by Ray Houdtzagers, PMP
Ray Houdtzagers, PMP, is director of learning solutions at American Management Association. He has been with AMA for over 15 years and has nearly 20 years of professional project management experience, primarily in the development of professional education programs for both classroom and multimedia-based delivery. His current focus is on AMA’s catalog of project management seminars for open enrollment, custom development, and delivery of learning solutions for Enterprise clients in the Western region of the United States, as well as for the government sector. He also serves as the head of the Project Management Office (PMO) for AMA’s USME seminar division.


Government agency

Creating a Lean Government Agency with the “5S” Organization Principles

By | Posted Dec 11, 2017

Federal agencies are working to create lean government operations under M-17-22, issued by the Office of Management and Budget in […]

Lean government operations

7 Types of Waste That Can Hinder a Lean-Operating Government Agency

By | Posted Nov 13, 2017 | 2 Comments

In today’s government environment, where the trend is to operate as lean and efficiently as possible, it’s important to evaluate potential […]

Training government employees

5 Ways to Effectively Train Government Employees in 2018

By | Posted Oct 31, 2017 | 1 Comment

Within months of the inauguration of the Trump administration earlier this year, a memorandum known as M-17-22 was issued by […]