Leadership is a process, not a position. Leadership deals with people and their dynamics, which are continually changing. They are never static. The challenge of leadership is to create change, influence and facilitate growth. Those require movement, which, as you will soon see, is inherent in moving up from one level of leadership to the next.
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This webinar will help close the gaps related to two primary factors contributing to change failure: (1) strategic implementation planning and execution, and (2) preparing leaders to navigate change. Learn a proven framework that readies leaders to become change champions.
This webinar will explore what happens within an Operational Excellence culture change initiative and why it is important to the company and to the project team. Attendees will become equipped with skills to successfully plan to implement Operational Excellence within their department/organization
Change is necessary because organizations are struggling with the new demands and challenges of complexity. This webinar looks at how Project Management can be the engine of change, bringing into reality organizations founded on quality that can tap into the wealth of available competencies and that are capable of continuous improvement, growth, and innovation.
Leading change is an essential leadership capability, especially during these unprecedented times. Your leaders play a critical role in dealing with this crisis across your organization and within its teams. Leading through change is not easy under regular business circumstances, let alone during a crisis. As change experts we know that living in a VUCA world, characterized by Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity, is the backdrop for what motivates strategic change and the need for leadership agility. COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is testing leaders’ agility on multiple levels. This webinar, hosted by Dr. Wendy L. Heckelman, noted author and change expert, provides practical frameworks and tips to help leaders, at all levels, “change and thrive.” Specifically, this webinar develops and strengthens leaders’ change capabilities by focusing on: • Agility • Change leadership • Execution
Increasingly, companies are relying on a geographically dispersed workforce in order to succeed in a global economy. They are striving to build teams - offering the best expertise from around the world and drawing on the benefits of international diversity - that are connected by technology. But the project managers who lead these global teams are up against stiff challenges.
In theory, teams should deliver results that are greater than the sum of their parts. In practice, most teams fall short of their potential. This webinar is about closing the gap between the potential value and the actual performance of teams. We will help you understand why teams tend to under-perform. We then step through a field-tested process called the 3x3 framework that helps you generate commitment and gain buy-in from your people. Dr. Moussa and Dr. Newberry draw on decades of combined experience advising senior leaders on effective collaboration. Their framework is also a product of their research at the Wharton School, as described in their recent book: Committed Teams.
The COVID-19 pandemic forced many teams to start working remotely. Even for those who are used to working in virtual environments, the events of 2020 have accelerated the intensity and changed the pace. The pandemic has changed how remote working is perceived, and has most likely changed forever, how virtual teams interact. With the importance of emotional intelligence (EQ) in leading project teams, it becomes more important while working remotely. Team members may feel isolated and this may contribute to reduced productivity. The leader may also feel the loss of control and could suffer from emotional disconnect. But these situations can be managed effectively. This webinar outlines basic the steps that you can take as a leader of project teams, to ensure that your teams remain engaged and highly productive.
Management is assigned, but leadership must be earned. The good news is you can be an outstanding leader even without formal authority.
We have all heard of Lean and Six Sigma, but what about blending the two approaches into a complementary systemic approach to excellence. This presentation will talk about the evolution of process improvement from both lean and six sigma perspective and how the methods complement each other in healthcare and service industries. Case studies from 2 organizations will be presented that successfully deployed Lean Sigma thinking.