Emergence One is leading the next evolution of best practices for project leadership
and organizational change management.

Recognizing the need to update staid project management practices and hopelessly outdated change management models, Emergence One is leading the next evolution of best practices that lead to overall project success and organizational value.

Our workshops, seminars and advisory services are based upon our unique, “next generation” best practice approaches to managing people, projects and organizational change.  We have trained over 6000 business leaders, project managers, change practitioners and other professionals from over 36 different countries.  In addition, our writings, webinars, and seminars are sponsored and promoted by the renowned Project Management Institute. (PMI).

Managing Director - Thomas Luke Jarocki

An internationally recognized organizational change/project leadership advisor, speaker, and writer, Mr. Jarocki has headlined numerous events in Silicon Valley, New York, London, Amsterdam, Buenos Aires, Dubai, Chicago, Washington, Frankfurt, Montreal, Los Angeles, and elsewhere.

Mr. Jarocki’s writings and innovative approaches have been recognized and embraced by corporate leaders, government agencies, professional organizations, and numerous IT, HR, and PMO departments. To date, Thomas has consulted with over 200 organizations and has trained over 6,000 professionals from over 35 countries.

Jarocki’s book, “The Next Evolution – Unifying Project & Change Management” is considered the definitive guide on the topic and is utilized in many project/change management university courses. He is also one of the select few who is directly sponsored by the renowned Project Management Institute to design and deliver various seminars and workshops at PMI events worldwide.

Over the last two decades, Thomas has logged over 25,000 hours of working with project and change implementation teams throughout North & South America, Europe, and the Middle East. Clients have included Motorola, Chevron, McDonald’s, HP, McKesson, Plantronics, Cisco, DIRECTV, PepsiCo, Emirates Airlines, Applied Materials, & Microsoft.

Prior to Emergence One, Thomas was the Managing Principal of Organizational Change for Oracle Consulting before advancing to becoming the West Coast Manager for KPMG/BearingPoint’s High Tech Change Solutions practice. He has an advanced degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Columbia University.

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2024 Open Enrollment Events and Other Offerings

“Orchestrating Total Project Success – Leading-Edge Solutions for People, Projects, and Organizational Change” (3 days, 21 PDUs)
– Feb 27-29 Scottsdale, AZ
– May 21-23 Houston, TX
– June 25-27 Orlando, FL
– August 20-22 San Diego, CA
– December 3-5 Las Vegas, NV
– Additional dates coming soon. Contact Thomas for in-house or virtual training options.

“Managing the Human Side of Projects – Stronger Methods for Accelerating Change Adoption, Team Performance, and Executive Commitment” (1 day, 7 PDUs)
– Feb. 26 Scottsdale, AZ
– May 20 Houston, TX
– June 24 Orlando, FL
– August 19 San Diego, CA
– October 30 Atlanta, GA
– December 2 Las Vegas, NV
– Additional dates coming soon. This course can also be delivered on-site or virtually to company employees.

“The Master Class in Organizational Change Management – Fresh Thinking and New Ideas for the People Side of Projects”
– Stay tuned for upcoming dates or contact Thomas for in-house/on-site delivery


Thomas has been published by both the Project Management Institute (PMI) and Brown & Williams Publishing.   His work has also been frequently cited in a number of academic journals, business publications, academic textbooks, and in numerous presentations by other project and change management professionals

The Next Evolution – Enhancing and Unifying Project and Change Management, by Thomas Luke Jarocki, Brown and Williams Publishing, hardcover

Available from Amazon and major booksellers worldwide

One Solution for Project Success – Project and Change Management in the PMBOK Guide, by Thomas Luke Jarocki, Project Management Institute, available in print and digital

Free to download for PMI members

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