The Management Academy - About Our Founder & Director - Alpharetta, GA
The Management Academy - Full Circle Business and Professional Development Consulting
About Our Director

Jacqueline Grant, MBA, PMP, SDC, SMC, SPOC, SCT, AEC, SCMS-P, SCCS-P
Jacqueline Grant, MBA, PMP, SDC, SMC, SPOC, SCT, AEC, SCMS-P, SCCS-P
Founder & Director, The Management Academy

Ms. Grant is Founder & Director of The Management Academy, LLC.  Her company currently serves entrepreneurs, medium, and large sized businesses, providing full circle business management consulting and professional development courses, workshops and seminars.  The focus of TMA is to provide its clients with current project management, business, marketing, leadership, career development courses, and activities, to promote personal growth and professional advancement.  As a professional trainer, speaker, author, certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Scrum Developer Certified (SDC), Scrum Master Certified (SMC), Scrum Certified Trainer (SCT), and Agile Expert Certified (AEC), her passion and enthusiasm for teaching and life-long learning are the key elements, which make her effective with her clients. She is the author of “What to Expect When Taking the PMP Exam” and “Where are the Risks in Your Organization?”

Ms. Grant serves on the Advisory Board of Gwinnett Technical College’s Business Division. Ms. Grant successfully served a two-year term as a leadership board member of Project Management Institute (PMI) Atlanta Chapter, where she was the VP of Professional Growth.  She was responsible for providing professional development opportunities and resources for the almost 5,000 members of the professional association, and was the Program Manager for the chapter’s monthly Professional Growth Event.
 
Ms. Grant possesses over 20 years of experience working with several national non-profit organizations and substantial for-profit corporations, previously having worked as Director of Marketing for a New York based HMO, Consultant for the National Headquarters of the Girl Scouts of the USA and as Executive Director of a regional YMCA, where she was responsible for 13 locations.  Ms. Grant has provided business management and project management training to employees of the corporate headquarters of Home Depot, Chick-fil-A, Coca Cola, as well as ATT, Verizon, and HP, to name a few.  She has an extensive background in corporate communications, marketing, public relations, sales, and business development, across a number of business verticals.  Her expertise lies in the areas of strategic development, recruitment, community development, vendor relations, and budget development/administration.  This skill set has successfully achieved significant corporate goals and objectives, which increased profitability and visibility for a variety of businesses.
 
Ms. Grant is a graduate of Syracuse University, with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a minor in Communications.  She is also a graduate of Capella University, with a Masters in Business Administration.  She specialized with a double major in Project Management and Information Technology Management, and earned a “Graduate with Distinction” honor.  Ms. Grant is married with two children.