As Founder of the Global Soap Project, Kayongo has built a multi-million dollar venture which takes recycled soap and distributes it through global health programs to people who lack access to it around the world. He breaks down the key factors that have led to his personal success; (S.E.L.F.) Service, Education, Leadership and Faith and shares his account of life as a Ugandan refugee and the turning point which lead him to a brilliant transformation as a social entrepreneur.
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This session provides a creative look at collaboration and teamwork through the lens of a professional jazz combo. During the session, we will alternate between performance and discussions with the musicians about how they approach collaboration, communication, listening, mastery, tradition vs. exploration, and the boundaries between art and business. If you're in the mood to hear some great music from one of San Diego's best jazz groups, while exploring master level collaboration, come on by!
The rise of game-changing technology has spurred a frenzied race for organizations to undertake digital transformation. Project leaders and the project management office (PMO) have a key role to play in this transformation—but only if they’re willing to evolve. Join PMI’s Vasili Lebotesis, Payal Kondisetty and Kelley Hunsberger as they provide highlights from the research conducted in partnership with Accenture, Forbes Insights and Capgemini to learn how organizations are managing the impact of disruptive technologies—and embracing the change that they bring.
You can open numerous books and observe two dozen ways to stand up a PMO. And reviewing PMO maturity model tools will lead you to believe that a more “mature” PMO is better. However, none of these books or tools know your business or your culture, and there is only one PMO that is right for you—and only you can determine what that is!
Today, change is occurring at breakneck speed and an increasing number of organizations are being challenged like never before. New technologies, new business models, new threats, globally expanding competition and so much more are combining to create an environment that challenges even the best organizations and professionals. At this point there is no end in sight to this trend. It is all about strategic innovation.
Learn how an innovative and fast process can help individuals and teams find solutions to challenges! In this presentation, Sally Arnold will move you through the three stages that build on each other to create the “6-Minute Problem Solver”
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.
Practical Project Management that Works: Real World Best Practices from the 20th Anniversary of a Great International Initiative
Programs and projects -- whether large or small, complex or simple, multi-country or single city -- can be highly successful by performing practical project management. This webinar goes beyond theory and shows you real world examples of best practices in action. The examples come from an international program conducted by the world's largest bottler of non-alcoholic beverages as it converted from local currencies to the euro. Every customer, supplier, and employee was impacted, as well as anything containing a monetary value, from systems and spreadsheets to paper forms and vending machines. This program, internally called the Euro Initiative, affected the company’s operations in multiple countries and spawned over 200 sub-projects. The Euro Initiative achieved success by following project management best practices in a practical and intelligent manner. A top-level sales director stated it was the best project with which he had ever been associated. This webinar will present slides from the actual project and highlight key learnings that Project Managers may apply to their own projects. It may have been 20 years ago, but we should still follow these best practices today.
Predictive, Iterative and Adaptive Life Cycle Approaches: Managing Projects in the Knowledge Environment
While the number of project management frameworks (COBIT, PMBOK, PRINCE2, SCRUM, SAFe) continues to increase, the number of approaches to project management used by organizations and practitioners appear to be decreasing. Although other useful approaches to managing projects surely exist, many publications now promote the use of two (2) primary approaches - Predictive and Agile.
The University Health Network (UHN) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada wanted to ensure that patients who are discharged from hospitals receive the necessary support for a successful recovery. In 2014, UHN embarked on a 3-year, CA$955,000 quality improvement initiative which included creating a standardized electronic Discharge Summary for UHN’s 35,000 annual inpatients, detailing their hospital experience and requirements for ongoing care. The program finished on schedule and under budget and was a winner of the 2018 PMI Award for Project Excellence. Learn about this awarded program’s challenges, best practices, and lessons learned in this webinar.