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
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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.
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.
With the increasing prevalence of virtual teams that span the globe, multicultural audiences are becoming more common. Meeting leaders must be poised to meet the unique needs of these groups. One of the key roles of any meeting facilitator is to create a safe environment where all participants feel valued and included. When the meeting includes participants representing a variety of different cultures and backgrounds, this can be somewhat challenging. This webinar will not review technology platforms to support virtual meetings but will provide specific facilitation techniques that are effective and applicable in a variety of meeting situations. If you’re leading a multicultural team, these best practices will improve your effectiveness during your next meeting.
Bianca specializes in providing the tools, framework, and facilitating a Strengths-based Whole-self Leader™, interdependent diverse teams, and company-wide strengths-based culture shifts, including diversity and belonging initiatives, that improve engagement, retention and a happier more productive workplace environment.
The session will explore some of the research carried out by Peter Taylor for his book ‘Leading Successful PMOs’ (Gower). The book brings together the experience and views of PMO leaders from around the world and the project managers that work within the PMOs, as well as those who are now seeking leaders for their PMOs. Together we will identify what it is that successful PMO leaders have and do that allows them to be successful and how the rest of us can learn from those proven experiences
Webinar Overview There are inherent challenges with leading virtual teams such as time, distance, and technology. Culture, trust, and leadership create the environment for virtual teams to collaborate and be successful. However, bridging cultural differences, building trust, and accommodating different learning and leadership styles are all aspects of virtual teaming that can result in differing outcomes. In this webinar, we will explore: the academic research about leading virtual teams, the challenges of effectively leading virtual teams, and how technology and tools can bridge communication and relational gaps, as well as foster trust among virtual teams