This webinar will build on the Ethics Bistro blog published in February 2020 on the skills needed by project managers to achieve a sustainable future globally. The session will be divided into 3 parts that end with polling questions and will tackle topics such as: aligning sustainability and disruption; the skills needed to achieve this alignment; challenges to be overcome; and the values and principles involved in such an endeavor.
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This webinar is not going to be a lesson in how to speak Caribbean Creole, nor is it going to be a “cheat sheet” of tips and tricks for negotiating with persons from the Caribbean. It will however seek to impress on listeners from ‘both sides’
As the world becomes more inter-connected, it becomes inherently more complex and more prone to tipping into chaos. This phenomenon is not helped by the fact that most individuals do not understand the differences between how complex systems work. A lot of our assumptions are plain wrong when it comes to complexity – we look for root causes when there are none; we adopt command-and-control management strategies when self-organisation is the only viable method; and we fail to recognise that whenever discontinuous change happens, things will get worse before they get better. This webinar offers a crash-course in complex systems theory and provides real-world examples of how enterprises that embrace the complexity are progressively displacing traditional organisations.
Learn Some Basics of Systems Engineering and Be Able to Apply These to Your Work. This seminar identifies several core SE practices important to any project and how these practices are integrated with project management fundamentals to form an essential overall management approach. This seminar is an excerpt of a two day skills building class on this topic and is based on many years of industry experience.