Our Thinkers

The heart of Practical Thinking
  • Ricardo Triana, PMP

    Ricardo Triana is a seasoned professional with more tan 20 years of experience and is well known international speaker and consultant specialized...

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  • Alejandra Salas Magaña, MDF

    Systems Engineer with a Master's in Financial Management, 17 years of experience in Project Management, specialist in design and implementation of business processes through...

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  • Elizabeth Calderón

    Elizabeth Calderón is the Executive Director of Practical Thinking Peru. Having experience as Business Development Manager, she fulfills the Business Development Manager role...

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  • Ivo Michalick, PMP, PMI-SP

    Ivo Michalick is a PMP with about 30 years experience of which the last 15 have been focused on improving project management....

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  • Fabio Sandoval Vargas

    Engineer in Oil and Natural Gas. Born in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. Graduated from the Private University of Santa Cruz...

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  • Janneth Rojas, MBA

    Janneth Rojas is an expert in organizational change management and passionate about project management; She has more than 12 years of consulting...

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  • Karen Smits, Ph.D

    Karen Smits an international expert in Organizational Anthropology., supporting executives, teams and organizations in developing cross-cultural collaboration, organizational change and growth initiatives....

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  • Alexandres Hoyos Espinoza, MBA, PfMP, PMP, CSM

    Master, International Centrum Catholic MBA (PER) - Maastricht School of Management (HOL). Member of the Beta Gamma Sigma Society (Centrum Catolica Chapter)....

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Practical Thinking Group

In Practical Thinking Group we don’t have employees but we are composed by what we call “Thinkers” that are professionals with worldwide recognition specialized in Strategic Initiative Management, Project / Program Management and Interpersonal Skills; key elements to achieve Business Results.

Our goal is to ensure that any consulting solution, training or speaking engagement we are involved contains theoretical elements and world class best practices that support it but also contains practical components that could ensure that the people will be using the knowledge, skills or solutions provided.



What we Do

Our Services

Strategic Initiatives Management

The complex environment that public and private organizations face makes 58% of the organizations initiatives to have a low alignment with the strategy and a 44%  of them are not successful.

Project and Program Management

To ensure the expected impact of your organizational initiatives it is imperative to count with Professionals in Project / Program  Management or a Project / Program Management Office (PMO) with a strategic role within the organization.


Interpersonal Skills

Each initiative in your organization brings change in the way the company normally operates therefore it tends to generate resistance to it. It is necessary to have interpersonal and leadership skills in order to be effective in overcoming this resistance and to produce a tangible impact on the results.


We have a number of core values for all of our solutions creating real differential value


  • Excellent level of knowledge
  • Proven experience in similar projects and industries


  • Worldwide Recognition
  • Inspiration / Motivation


  • Strategic and Tactical thinking