About our founder –
Dr. Barbara Provost MS EdD
Barbara Provost MS EdD is a 25-year veteran of the fast-paced world of Chicago business. With multiple Masters Degrees and a Doctorate in Adult and Continuing Education, Barbara Provost MS EdD is an expert in how adults learn. In her roles as an Educator and as an Adjunct Professor at Roosevelt University in Chicago, Barbara Provost MS EdD has taught new and emerging leaders at some of America’s foremost financial companies.
Dr. Provost’s leadership provides the best of both worlds — cutting-edge research and academics combined with more than a decade of experience developing training programs for Fortune 100 companies. She knows the practical demands of the corporate world and can help you and your organization take the next steps to success.
As a Certified Coach of the International Coaching Federation, Dr. Provost’s one-on-one work focuses on personal, professional, and small business fields.
About Provost Consulting
Our Team of professionals, led by Dr. Barbara Provost MS EdD provides training expertise in the following areas:
- Selling strategies
- Field leadership
- Building organizational influence
- Efficient workflow
- Enhancing collaboration
- Change management
1871 WiSTEM Cohort Member
The WiSTEM Cohort, a 12-week, curriculum-based program that connects women to capital, community, and technology resources. Since its inception in September 2015, the WiSTEM program has helped more than 37 women-founded companies and 45 entrepreneurs.
And Provost Consultant Founder, Barbara Provost, is proud to part of the fourth class to be accepted into this prestigious program. Click here to read more about Barbara’s acceptance, as well as the 14 other companies.
Here’s a list of some of the projects Provost Consulting has guided to success –
- Developed a two-week instructor –led New Agent Education workshop for a large mortgage broker
- Redesigned a 10-day curriculum to a more efficient and effective five-day event for new small business owners
- Designed and coordinated a three-day educational forum for business owners to learn from one another
- Designed and implemented new educational program for Series 6/63 Financial Specialist
- Coordinated and managed Change Management for a large-scale, year-long technology project
- Participated in the design and development of a new leadership education supporting thousands of new and experienced field sales leaders
- Designed and coordinated the development of webinars supporting topics such as technology enhancements, enhancing the customer experience, and customer loyalty.
Barbara is an excellent instructor and creative course designer for our Organizational Leadership program at Roosevelt University. Our students value her input and she is a reliable, fair, articulate and personable professor. We are lucky to have her.
Debra Orr, Dean
Helped Us Shine
Barbara, I wanted to take a moment to thank you and your talented team for standing beside us at every stage of the education development process. We recently reinvented our education delivery process and you were there to listen and provide feedback on how we could do this most effectively. Your desire to make us shine is more appreciated than you know and you’ve done just that. Thanks for bending over backwards for us and for being such a great business partner!
Barbara Provost’s company develops exceptional educational materials and she’s great to work with! I’ve worked for Provost Consulting on several projects, and the resulting products received very high marks from the client.
Barbara’s organization, Provost Consulting, is an excellent partner in the development and implementation of corporate learning strategies. Work product is of very high quality and the working relationship very professional. I would recommend Barbara and Provost Consulting to any organization looking for high impact, creative solutions to developing employees.
Mid-size insurance company
Barbara is creative in Education Design and has the ability to immerse herself in the subject to insure that the education is relevant and achieves the expected outcome. She has excellent listening skills and when needed goes out of her way to listen and learn about her audience. I highly recommend her and her company’s work.
Fortune 100 Company
What sets Barb apart is her unique experiences. She has been in the corporate and academic world, owns her own business and is a life-long learner. As a result, she asks great questions and takes a practical approach to solving business problems.
Director Agency Operations
Fortune 100 Insurance Company