Management Consulting DenverCERTIFICATIONS
Escalate Solutions has earned a number of government designations, and is committed to ongoing education and training specific to strategy and intelligent enterprise
WOMEN’S BUSINESS ENTERPRISE NATIONAL COUNCIL
Escalate Solutions is a certified member of the Women’s Business Enterprise Council (WBENC).
There are only four (4) third-party certifiers approved by the Small Business Administration (SBA) Federal Contracting Program. WBENC is the largest certifier of women-owned businesses in the country, and a leading advocate for women business owners and entrepreneurs.
Woman-Owned Business Enterprise
“We are proud to count “Escalate Solutions” as one of the 15,500 certiﬁed WBEs in the U.S.”
– Pamela S. Williamson, Ph.D.
Women’s Business Enterprise Council – West
THE CITY & COUNTY OF DENVER
Escalate Solutions has achieved multiple Certifications from the City & County of Denver for a variety of consulting and training services (see matrix outlining the relevant NAICS Codes below).
Woman-Owned Business Enterprise
Small Business Enterprise
Emerging Business Enterprise
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise
Airport Concessionaire Disadvantaged Business Enterprise
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Escalate Solutions has been self-certified as a Woman-Owned Small Business with the Small Business Administration. The firm is in the process of gaining formal certification as a WOSB and EDWOSB.
Woman-Owned Small Business
CORNELL UNIVERSITY – SC JOHNSON GRADUATE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT
Escalate Solutions CEO Kimberly Arnold earned several Executive Certificates through Cornell University’s SC Johnson Graduate School of Management (a total of 16 MBA online courses completed). The Data Analytics courses were taught by Chris Anderson, Professor of the Cornell Hotel School; the Financial Management courses were led by Steven Carvell, Professor of the Cornell Hotel School; and the Measuring & Improving Business Performance courses were taught by Robert Bloomfield, Professor of the Cornell Johnson School. 2017-2018.
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Escalate Solutions CEO Kimberly Arnold completed online coursework offered by the MIT Professional Education program. The class was led by Dr. John R. Williams, Professor of Information Engineering and Director of MIT’s Geospatial Data Center, and Dr. Abel Sanchez, Research Scientist and Executive Director of MIT’s Geospatial Data Center. 2019.
UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA – DARDEN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
Escalate Solutions CEO Kimberly Arnold completed online coursework by the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business. The Design Thinking for Innovation coursework was taught by Jeanne Liedtka, Strategy Professor and Director of the Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the UVA Darden School of Business. 2019. She is also currently completing coursework toward an Agile Development Specialization (4 classes) taught by Alex Cowan, also Faculty and a Batten Fellow at the UVA Darden School of Business.
Hasso Plattner Institut, Potsdam
Escalate Solutions CEO Kimberly Arnold is currently completing advanced coursework in Design Thinking via the Hasso Plattner Institute at the University of Potsdam. 2019.
THE UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO
Escalate Solutions CEO Kimberly Arnold completed four (4) Cybersecurity courses through the University of Colorado to achieve a Specialization Certification in Cybersecurity for Business. The various courses were taught by Greg Williams, the Director of IT Networks, Operations & Infrastructure and Professor/Lecturer for the University of Colorado System. 2019.
Escalate Solutions CEO Kimberly Arnold has earned a Certification of Completion and/or Record of Achievement in training courses offered through the MOOC openSAP totaling more than 120 hours. 2019.
Escalate Solutions CEO Kimberly Arnold earned Certification as an Enterprise Design Thinking Practitioner via IBM. She has also earned certification in the specialization of Design Thinking and Artificial Intelligence. 2019.