Lewis Hunter Earns Agile Management Certificate

Business adviser helps companies work more efficiently by improving processes.
By: Hunter & Associates, P.A.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - May 19, 2016 - PRLog -- Hunter & Associates Principal Lewis B. Hunter, Jr., has earned the Essential Principles of Agile Management Certificate from Villanova University.
The certification was the culmination of a course that covered key doctrines, roles and terminology of an Agile environment. It was the first course of Villanova's three-part Master Certificate in Agile Management program.
"Agile is the emerging process improvement approach that's enabling a growing number of organizations to see quicker wins and create higher quality deliverables--enhancements which can ultimately improve efficiency and bottom line results," according to the university's online description of its program.
"Exceptionally collaborative and adaptive by design, Agile breaks projects into small, manageable pieces, allowing project teams to quickly identify and resolve any issues early on."
Hunter applies agile management principles as an adviser to small and medium-sized businesses. A certified public accountant (CPA) as well, he specializes in assisting transportation consultants with cost accounting, overhead rate management and exit planning.
Hunter is also a Charted Global Management Accountant (CGMA), which recognizes accountants who combine financial expertise and business acumen, and a Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP), which is awarded to CPAs who provide business insight by leveraging knowledge of information relationships and supporting technologies.
"Entrepreneurs, particularly architects and engineers, must maintain proficiency in their technical skills while managing their businesses efficiently," Hunter said.
"This challenge often requires them to do more work in less time-without sacrificing quality. Agile management is one of the techniques we use to help them do so."
Agile organizations complete 80 percent of their projects successfully (on time, within budget and meeting original goals) versus 60 percent for their slower-moving counterparts, according to the Project Management Institute's 2016 Pulse of the Profession® report.
Contact Hunter & Associates at 904-731-9222 or through their website (http://www.huntercpa.com/) for information on implementing agile management.

About Hunter & Associates, P.A.
Founded in 1990, the Jacksonville, Fla.-based certified public accounting firm of Hunter & Associates, P.A., specializes in regulatory and compliance work, as well as assurance and advisory services. It has performed compliance and assurance work for both the public and private sector, including large multinationals, and federal, state and local agencies. Hunter & Associates produces reports for the transportation departments of more than 40 states.
Hunter & Associates advisors and accountants help transportation consultants comply with government contracting regulations by focusing on DCAA (Defense Contract Audit Agency) compliance and development of indirect cost rates.  They assist architecture, engineering and construction firms by evaluating and improving accounting and job costing systems and policies in accordance with cost accounting standards.
For more information, call (904) 731-9222 or visit http://www.huntercpa.com/.

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